Tag: drilling and blasting

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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Ted Crane

FRD-USA names national sales manager for breaker attachments

May 22, 2023By

Ted Crane, who previously worked at Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co., will lead all sales functions for the division formerly known as Kent Demolition Tool.

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Logo: The Institute of Makers of Explosives (IME)

Explosives companies recognized for safety excellence

May 9, 2023By

The Institute of Makers of Explosives recognized nine member companies with its Safety & Health Certificate of Excellence award.

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Komatsu, Montabert and Tramac had a joint booth at the International Society of Explosive Engineers' Annual Conference on Explosive & Blasting Technique. Photo: P&Q Staff

ISEE conference a blast for participants

February 8, 2023By

More than 1,500 attendees were on hand at the International Society of Explosives Engineers’ (ISEE) annual conference.

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Photo: John Deere

Three new technologies operators can explore

November 18, 2022By

Get the latest fragmentation monitoring technology from Orica, new excavators from John Deere and a Philippi-Hagenbuch rear-eject body for a large hauler.

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After decades of experimentation, blasters today have a good understanding of the key components to an effective blast. Photo: Kevin Yanik

Trending technology for drilling, blasting safety and success

October 14, 2022By

Utilizing the latest drilling and blasting technology can mitigate safety risks for operators, says Quick Supply Co.’s Cody Schaefer.

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After a shot is executed, data on the fragmentation, muckpile shape, vibration and noise can automatically be integrated to allow AI to refine its models for use in the next drill-shot plan. Photo: Picsguru/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Make drilling and blasting safer with drones, detonators and data

October 13, 2022By

Richard O’Meara of Orica details opportunities to enhance safety and efficiency within aggregate operations.

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