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Tag: fragmentation

Photo: Epiroc

Management system, hammers are new drill and blast tools

September 23, 2021By

With drilling and blasting a magazine theme this month, P&Q presents some of the latest related equipment and services from several suppliers – including BME, Epiroc, Numa and Sauls Seismic.

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Overcoming Oversize: Oversize and stiffness ratio (Part 2)

July 13, 2021By

Part 2 of P&Q’s four-part “Overcoming Oversize” series explores the bench stiffness mechanism and how improperly designed benches ultimately lead to increases in oversize.

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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

Cutting-edge approach to achieve the perfect ton

January 12, 2021By

How AI can enhance everything from blast design and drilling plans to fragmentation and flyrock prevention.

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The majority of aggregate producers who manage their own blasts do so to have a better handle on costs. Photo courtesy of Enaex.

Benchmarking your operation’s drilling & blasting process

June 10, 2019By

An exclusive P&Q survey on drilling and blasting provides aggregate producers a means to measure themselves.

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