Tag: flyrock

The more control blasters have on the front end of a detonation, the less likely an incident is to occur on the back end. Photo: Xesai/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Utilizing technology to produce safer blasts

October 4, 2023By

Buckley Powder’s Brett Richter details how newer tools are making a blaster’s job easier.

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Flyrock remains a top source of accidents from drilling-and-blasting operations. Photo: imaginepictures1/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Drilling, blasting safety a focus of upcoming seminar

January 2, 2023By

The National Mine Health & Safety Academy in West Virginia is hosting a two-day educational seminar next month for a limited number of registrants.

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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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Ensure all of your personnel are at a safe distance when a blast is set to occur. Photo courtesy of Dyno Nobel

Blasting precautions you must take

October 24, 2018By

Dyno Nobel’s Joe Nawrocki shares how to prevent premature detonation and flyrock at your operation.

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