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Tag: Precision Blasting Services

Simply correcting the blasthole spacing can lead to large decreases in oversize produced by a blast. Photo: P&Q Staff

Overcoming Oversize: Oversize and spacing (Part 3)

September 17, 2021By

Anthony Konya addresses how improper blasthole spacing causes oversize to form in a blast pattern, as well as how to use post-blast results to determine spacing changes.

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Richard Ash presented key ratios 56 years ago that could be applied throughout surface blasting conditions to give comparisons between multiple types of operations. Photo: iStock.com/Xesai

The 4 most costly blasting mistakes you can make

April 9, 2021By

Improperly addressing certain mistakes will lead to increased drilling and blasting costs and performance decreases. Precision Blasting Services’ Anthony Konya explains why.

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Next-generation emulsions present new possibilities

April 8, 2021By and

Anthony Konya of Precision Blasting Services talks about new developments in emulsions and what those mean for the future of blasting.

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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

Article preview: ‘The 4 Most Costly Blasting Mistakes You Can Make’

April 6, 2021By and

Precision Blasting Services’ Anthony Konya offers a summary of his article in Pit & Quarry’s April 2021 edition during a video visit with P&Q’s Kevin Yanik.

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An innovative approach to designing blasts

April 5, 2021By and

Anthony Konya of Precision Blasting Services sat down with P&Q to discuss a very new approach that optimizes blasting at specific sites.

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P&Q Profile: Precision Blasting Services’ Anthony Konya

March 31, 2021By

Precision Blasting Services vice president Anthony Konya visits with P&Q to talk blasting trends, technology and more.

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When drilling and blasting might become fully autonomous

March 26, 2021By and

The future of drilling and blasting involves drones, autonomous drills, wireless detonators and remote-controlled explosives loaders, Precision Blasting Services’ Anthony Konya says.

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Richard Ash presented key ratios 56 years ago that could be applied throughout surface blasting conditions to give comparisons between multiple types of operations. Photo: iStock.com/Xesai

Why ‘green’ explosives will be coming to a mine near you

March 26, 2021By and

Anthony Konya, vice president at Precision Blasting Services, discusses what will drive the use of more environmentally friendly explosives.

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