Tag: drilling and blasting

Logo: The Institute of Makers of Explosives (IME)

IME celebrates safety excellence at annual meeting

October 19, 2023By

IME (the Institute of Makers of Explosives) honored several member companies during an awards banquet in Florida.

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Blasting course to cover methods, technologies

August 15, 2023By

R.A. McClure Inc.’s three-day surface blasting course next month will take place at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology.

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The typical IME member is an explosives manufacturer, but the organization also has members who specialize in drilling and blasting. Photo:

Getting to know the Institute of Makers of Explosives

August 2, 2023By

P&Q sat down with Clark Mica, president of the Institute of Makers of Explosives, to learn more about the trade association, its priorities and synergies with the aggregate industry.

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Xplolog provides data to track trends and continuously improve the quality of blasts. Photo: BME

Updated system captures, analyzes blasthole data

July 27, 2023By

BME says its enhanced Xplolog system allows users to analyze data to track trends and continuously improve blast quality.

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Sandvik debuts digital tool for drilling, blasting operations

June 30, 2023By

The My Sandvik Onsite solution, which is built on Sandvik’s OptiMine technology, leverages data to optimize surface drilling operations.

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FRD-USA opened a 9,000-sq.-ft. branch in Reno, Nevada, that will stock down-the-hole and top-hammer crawler drills alongside rock drill parts. Photo: FRD-USA

FRD-USA expands with facility in Nevada

June 29, 2023By

The manufacturer of blasthole drills, breakers and other attachments has a new location in Reno that expands its rock drill division.

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Soosan America’s JET-9 is capable of drilling 3 in.- to 4.5 in.-diameter holes while the JET-12 is capable of drilling 3.5 in. to 5 in. in diameter. Photo: Soosan America

New feature incorporated into Soosan drills

June 29, 2023By

Soosan America introduced JET series hydraulic drifters to its Rock Commander line of rock drills.

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Equipment to elevate your blasting operation

May 29, 2023By

Check out new developments in blasting from Austin Powder, BME, Dyno Nobel, GroundProbe and Orica.

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Photo: Center Rock

Tools to enhance drilling operations

May 26, 2023By

Check out the latest drilling tech and equipment from Center Rock, Epiroc, Numa and Rockmore International.

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