Mining Weekly | Explosives http://www.miningweekly.com/page/explosives Wed, 20 Jun 2018 23:10:01 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Argonaut awaits imminent court scheduling over suspension of Mexico mine’s explosives permit http://www.miningweekly.com/article/argonaut-awaits-imminent-court-scheduling-over-suspension-of-mexico-mines-explosives-permit-2018-06-06 Marleny Arnoldi GOLD Wed, 06 Jun 2018 10:59:00 +0200 488849 1528275809 1528275540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000731255_resized_explosives1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 First ‘Resources for Future Generations’ conference to be held in Vancouver http://www.miningweekly.com/article/first-resources-for-future-generations-conference-to-be-held-in-vancouver-2018-04-13 Henry Lazenby RFG2018 CONFERENCE Fri, 13 Apr 2018 22:53:00 +0200 483904 1523862594 1523652780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000719943_resized_rfg2018chairpersonjohnthompson1022april2018.jpg RFG2018 chairperson John Thompson 511 287 BME launches new emulsion brand, eyeing North American market http://www.miningweekly.com/article/bme-launches-new-emulsion-brand-makes-bid-for-north-american-market-2018-03-28 Nadine James MINING SERVICES Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482440 1522737175 1522965600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 World's biggest mining show draws huge crowd, signalling mining investment optimism http://www.miningweekly.com/article/worlds-biggest-mining-show-draws-huge-crowd-signalling-mining-investment-optimism-2018-03-07 Henry Lazenby PDAC 2018 Wed, 07 Mar 2018 22:17:00 +0200 480480 1520497111 1520453820 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000712585_resized_pdac261022.jpg 511 287 Mining-specific staff recruitment, management app developed http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-app-to-revolutionise-disrupt-recruitment-in-mining-industry-2018-02-09 Mia Breytenbach MINING SERVICES Tue, 06 Mar 2018 13:47:00 +0200 476717 1520336869 1520336820 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704036_resized_diggerappshowcase0120181022.jpg DIGGING IT Through the Digger app mining professionals are informed of available positions globally, directly on their mobile devices 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/73194_digger_realeconomyreport-476.mp458633327 Innovative mining-specific staff recruitment, management app developed. Editing: Darlene Creamer and Christo Greyling. Innovative mining-specific staff recruitment, management app developed. Editing: Darlene Creamer and Christo Greyling. AECI mining division reports improved operating profit http://www.miningweekly.com/article/aeci-mining-division-reports-improved-operating-profit-2018-02-27 Megan van Wyngaardt MINING SERVICES Tue, 27 Feb 2018 16:30:00 +0200 479557 1519742423 1519741800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 AECI posts record HEPS for FY17 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/aeci-posts-record-heps-for-fy17-2018-02-27 Megan van Wyngaardt CHEMICALS Tue, 27 Feb 2018 11:37:00 +0200 479486 1519734538 1519724220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000710362_resized_markdytor07141022duane.jpg AECI CEO Mark Dytor 511 287 Leon expects mining industry to have a future under Ramaphosa’s Presidency http://www.miningweekly.com/article/leon-expects-mining-industry-to-have-a-future-under-ramaphosas-presidency-2018-02-16 Nadine James LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:39:00 +0200 478550 1518997848 1518773940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000708263_resized_peterleon610220616duane.jpg Herbert Smith Freehills partner and Africa co-chairperson Peter Leon 511 287 Blasting company returns to Mining Indaba http://www.miningweekly.com/article/blasting-company-returns-to-mining-indaba-2018-01-26 Nadine James Mining Indaba Preview Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475143 1517382334 1516917600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704234_resized_maxamexplosivesmining0220181022.jpg TAILORED COMMERCIAL EXPLOSIVES SERVICES Maxam offers a comprehensive range of measurement capability and solutions to assist customers in reducing their total cost of ownership and overall risk 511 287 BME’s West African footprint expands as it clinches Mali blasting service contract http://www.miningweekly.com/article/explosives-manufacturer-establishes-strong-presence-as-west-africa-mining-improves-2017-12-15 Mia Breytenbach MINING EXPLOSIVES Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473392 1512994101 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697015_resized_explosivesbmewestafricamali20temulsiontrucks1120171022.jpg SERVICE OFFERING BME will carry out ore blasting using its BME’s Axxis electronic detonation system and will deploy four 20 t emulsion trucks, as well as a stemming truck 511 287 SA firm takes first steps into US market with new blasting technology http://www.miningweekly.com/article/explosives-manufacturer-blasts-into-us-market-with-successful-testing-of-axxis-technology-2017-12-08 Mia Breytenbach MINING EXPLOSIVES Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472717 1512454256 1512684000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695659_resized_bmeexplosivesaxxiseddboxtesterandlogger81120171022.jpg TESTED TRUE BME’s Axxis digital initiation system, BlastMap III software and electronic detonators were used in six successful test blasts in Atlanta, in the US 511 287 Omnia delivers double-digit H1 growth http://www.miningweekly.com/article/omnia-delivers-double-digit-h1-growth-2017-11-28 Natasha Odendaal FINANCIAL RESULTS Tue, 28 Nov 2017 15:20:00 +0200 472434 1511875965 1511875200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 AEL Mining Services launches rock-breaking technology chair at University of Pretoria http://www.miningweekly.com/article/ael-mining-services-up-launch-partnership-to-pioneer-mining-expertise-2017-11-10 Mia Breytenbach MINING EXPLOSIVES Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469878 1510303317 1510264800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689649_resized_miningaelminingblast1020171022.jpg CHAIRED PROJECT The first project from AEL Mining Services Chair in Innovative Rock Breaking Technology will be to determine safe blast-clearance radii for blasting 511 287 BME claims world record for most electronic detonators fired in single blast http://www.miningweekly.com/article/bme-claims-world-record-for-most-electronic-detonators-fired-in-single-blast-2017-10-27 Ilan Solomons MINING EXPLOSIVES Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468224 1508762249 1509055200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685834_resized_axxisrecordblastformostelectronicdetonatorsfiredinasingleblastbme10102017jpg1022.jpg EXPLOSIVE EXCELLENCE The blast was conducted in the main pit of Kansanshi and involved 6 690 electronic delay detonators that were initiated using BME’s Axxis digital initiation system 511 287 Reactive ground detection tech advancing, conference nears http://www.miningweekly.com/article/tech-for-reactive-ground-detection-advancing-conference-nears-2017-10-20 Marleny Arnoldi Explosives Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466864 1508223541 1508450400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682883_resized_bmeisadaptingitsxrfdeltapromineralscanningtechnology1022.jpg GROUNDWORK TESTING BME is adapting its XRF Delta Pro mineral scanning technology to quickly identify reactive ground conditions 511 287 Miners need to focus on long-term economic benefits http://www.miningweekly.com/article/miners-need-to-focus-on-long-term-economic-benefits-2017-10-20 Marleny Arnoldi Explosives Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466782 1508223541 1508450400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683029_resized_minesafetytraining2017bloomberg1022.jpg LEARNING CURVE R.A. McClure presents courses that are suitable for individuals involved in blasting operations such as drillers, blasters, managers and operators 511 287 Nondetonating timing system promoted to Africa http://www.miningweekly.com/article/nondetonating-timing-system-promoted-to-africa-2017-10-20 Marleny Arnoldi Explosives Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466730 1508223541 1508450400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682385_resized_masterblaster14sinitiationsystemjpg1022.jpg ENHANCED RECOVERY By using the Maxclip solution with a propellant-based nondetonating cartridge, narrow reef mines can reduce the crush zone around holes and recover more minerals 511 287 Safer rock-breaking alternatives offered http://www.miningweekly.com/article/safer-rock-breaking-alternatives-offered-2017-10-20 Marleny Arnoldi Explosives Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466731 1508223541 1508450400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682389_resized_nxcopropellantpowderexplosivesmining20171022.jpg CARTRIDGE BENEFITS Using expanding gas improves workplace safety, recovery, reduces costs and also reduces the impact of the mining process on the environment 511 287 Large and small miners announce, plan contract awards for Moz projects http://www.miningweekly.com/article/large-and-small-miners-award-or-announce-contracts-for-projects-in-mozambique-2017-10-06 Keith Campbell CORPORATE ACTIVITY Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466038 1506954316 1507240800 99999999999 Robyn Wilkinson 0 0 First gold pour at new Mali gold mine by year-end http://www.miningweekly.com/article/emerging-gold-miner-progresses-construction-at-mali-gold-project-eyes-additional-potential-2017-10-06 Mia Breytenbach GOLD Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466251 1506954317 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681298_resized_yanfolilaprojectbirdseyeshotjuly20171022.jpg OPERATIONAL HIGHLIGHT Installation of the ball mill shell, following delivery of the ball mill are key milestones in progressing the project to production 511 287 Second Copper Cobalt Africa Conference to be held next year http://www.miningweekly.com/article/second-copper-cobalt-africa-conference-to-be-held-next-year-2017-09-15 Simone Liedtke Explosives Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463427 1505199183 1505426400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675334_resized_copper0820171022bloomberg.jpg INDUSTRY REVIVAL The African Copperbelt is again experiencing a resurgence of activity following the commodity downturn of recent years 511 287 Humidity, moisture sensors see growth http://www.miningweekly.com/article/growing-competitive-market-for-humidity-and-moisture-sensors-2017-09-08 Marleny Arnoldi Explosives Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462665 1504594106 1504821600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 M&R says Australia maintenance contract a signal of future strategic intent http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mr-says-australia-maintenance-contract-a-signal-of-future-strategic-intent-2017-08-10 Terence Creamer CONTRACT AWARD Thu, 10 Aug 2017 10:45:00 +0200 461116 1502355082 1502354700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669997_resized_henrylaas002highres1022.jpeg M&R CEO Henry Laas 511 287 Blasting and drilling increasingly automated http://www.miningweekly.com/article/blasting-and-drilling-increasingly-automated-2017-07-28 Robyn Wilkinson Explosives Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458476 1500965359 1501192800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000664090_resized_newmontyanacochagoldmine221020151022.jpg NEW ERA iRing aims to demystify blasting and drilling operations through its software solutions, making them safer and more efficient 511 287 Software agreement advances explosion protection devices http://www.miningweekly.com/article/software-agreement-advances-explosion-protection-devices-2017-07-28 Robyn Wilkinson Explosives Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458262 1500965359 1501192800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663317_resized_unknown.jpeg IMPROVED CONTROL eVision’s software will increase the safety and efficiency of Bartec’s explosion-proof mobile devices in mining and industrial environments 511 287 Hydropower – what the industry needs now http://www.miningweekly.com/article/hydropower-what-the-industry-needs-now-2017-07-21 Marleny Arnoldi Explosives Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457484 1500361739 1500588000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000661794_resized_novatekwaterrecirculationdrillmininghydraulicshydropower0720171022.jpeg HOLY WATER Existing hydropower technology can deliver significant increases in productivity, reduced operational and maintenance costs, and up to 80% less energy consumption than pneumatic drills 511 287 Mining Indaba offering new junior zone, boosting interface opportunities http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-indaba-offering-new-junior-zone-boosting-interface-opportunities-2017-07-03 Martin Creamer MINING INVESTMENT Tue, 04 Jul 2017 08:00:00 +0200 457355 1508149025 1499148000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000661354_resized_alexgrosemartinonlinepic.jpeg Investing in African Mining Indaba MD Alex Grose (right) with Martin Creamer 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69733_2017-07-03_alexgrose_-_hd_web.mp428703095Investing in African Mining Indaba MD Alex Grose outlines to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer the major new focus on junior miner involvement. Video and Video Editing: Lionel da Silva. Investing in African Mining Indaba MD Alex Grose outlines to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer the major new focus on junior miner involvement. Video and Video Editing: Lionel da Silva. Varsity launches centre to help mining sector survive Industrial Revolution 4.0 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-resilience-research-centre-launch-to-help-sector-survive-industrial-revolution-40-2017-06-02 David Oliveira TECHNOLOGY & MINING Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453618 1496127804 1496354400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Mining Resilience Research Centre launch to help sector survive Industrial Revolution 4.0 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-resilience-research-centre-launch-to-help-sector-survive-industrial-revolution-40-2017-05-26 David Oliveira RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT Fri, 26 May 2017 12:48:00 +0200 453608 1495796430 1495795680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Mineral scanner to facilitate identification of reactive ground http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mineral-scanner-to-facilitate-identification-of-reactive-ground-2017-05-26 Tasneem Bulbulia Explosives Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451886 1496313256 1495749600 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Start-up solution offered by crushing specialist http://www.miningweekly.com/article/start-up-solution-offered-by-crushing-specialist-2017-05-12 Simone Liedtke Explosives Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450588 1494248658 1494540000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644794_resized_crushingequipment032017beinternational1022.jpg EARLY PAY-OFF OPTION Customers can decide to pay off the residual value of the plant at an earlier stage 511 287 Drilling specialist to receive training accreditation http://www.miningweekly.com/article/drilling-specialist-to-receive-training-accreditation-2017-05-05 Marleny Arnoldi Explosives Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449844 1493214535 1493935200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643336_resized_rosondinterns2016miningeducationtraining1022.jpg UPSKILLING YEARLY Rosond enables ten interns yearly to gain practical experience 511 287 Master Blaster CEO takes issue with Frost & Sullivan findings on explosives http://www.miningweekly.com/article/ceo-takes-issue-with-frost-sullivan-report-findings-offers-alternatives-to-traditional-explosives-2017-05-05 Ilan Solomons MINING EXPLOSIVES Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450417 1493965730 1493935200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644342_resized_blast4mooinooi04042007blastingconsultingservices1022.jpg ARGUMENT FOR EXPLOSIVES Steady technological advances in the mining industry were reducing mining costs, improving blasting efficiencies and driving explosives sales 511 287 Electronic sensors to monitor explosive gases on deep mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/electronic-sensors-to-improve-safety-2017-04-07 Marleny Arnoldi Explosives Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447151 1491224928 1491516000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Productivity at SA gold, platinum mines declined 49% from 1999 to 2014 – Chamber of Mines http://www.miningweekly.com/article/com-advances-research-to-address-productivity-losses-in-platinum-and-gold-sectors-2017-03-31 David Oliveira PRECIOUS METALS Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447430 1490623767 1490911200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Explosives innovation helping to drive mining costs down – new report http://www.miningweekly.com/article/explosives-innovation-driving-blasting-and-cost-efficiencies-2017-03-24 David Oliveira MINING EXPLOSIVES Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446598 1489746579 1490306400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 A catalyst for innovation, Goldcorp pushes the envelope on technological advances http://www.miningweekly.com/article/a-catalyst-for-innovation-goldcorp-pushes-the-envelope-on-technological-advances-2017-03-11 Henry Lazenby MINING INNOVATION Sat, 11 Mar 2017 01:13:00 +0200 446147 1489393838 1489187580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000633215_resized_goldcorppenasquitowomen1022march2017.jpg Goldcorp’s existing policies promote diversity in the work place 511 287 Drones facilitating increased blasting accuracy, efficiency http://www.miningweekly.com/article/drones-provide-increased-blasting-accuracy-efficiency-2017-03-10 Dylan Slater MINING EXPLOSIVES Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445189 1488868456 1489096800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000631131_resized_bmedroneimageofblastsite022017jpg1022.jpeg AERIAL POTENTIAL After blasting, aerial images provide a clear image of where coarser and finer fragments are located and in what relative quantities 511 287