Mining Weekly | Explosives https://www.miningweekly.com/page/explosives Wed, 26 Jan 2022 09:22:09 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Huge explosion in Ghana mining region kills residents, fells buildings https://www.miningweekly.com/article/huge-explosion-in-ghana-mining-region-kills-residents-fells-buildings-2022-01-21 Reuters EXPLOSIVES Fri, 21 Jan 2022 08:51:00 +0200 604651 1642759529 1642747860 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 BME unpacks the benefits behind its new-generation electronic detonator https://www.miningweekly.com/article/bme-unpacks-the-benefits-behind-its-new-generation-electronic-detonator-2022-01-19 Marleny Arnoldi EXPLOSIVES Wed, 19 Jan 2022 15:57:00 +0200 604493 1643114161 1642600620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000979412_resized_bmeaxxistitanium1022.jpg BME's AXXIS Titanium system 511 287 Newcrest to test new blasting tech from Orica https://www.miningweekly.com/article/newcrest-to-test-new-blasting-tech-from-orica-2022-01-13 Esmarie Iannucci MINING EQUIPMENT Thu, 13 Jan 2022 10:19:00 +0200 603972 1643114290 1642061940 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Intrinsic testing tools a necessity – manufacturer https://www.miningweekly.com/article/intrinsic-testing-tools-a-necessity-manufacturer-2021-11-19 Halima Frost Explosives Fri, 19 Nov 2021 00:00:00 +0200 599617 1637139997 1637272800 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000970968_resized_explosionprotectioncomtest28ii11211022.jpg INTEGRAL The need for safe testing tools is a priority in environments with highly explosive gases present 511 287 Flame-detection series in demand https://www.miningweekly.com/article/flame-detection-series-in-demand-2021-11-19 Halima Frost Explosives Fri, 19 Nov 2021 00:00:00 +0200 599620 1637140186 1637272800 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000970975_resized_explosionprotectioncarrierx3301011211022.jpg EXPLOSIVE GROWTH The X-series range of flame detectors offered by Carrier has seen a growth in popularity 511 287 AECI provide explosives to K9 detection team to help curb illicit, criminal use https://www.miningweekly.com/article/aeci-provide-explosives-to-k9-detection-team-to-help-curb-illicit-criminal-use-2021-11-03 Donna Slater EXPLOSIVES Wed, 03 Nov 2021 15:32:00 +0200 599558 1635949044 1635946320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000970878_resized_vaporwakeaeciminingexplosives1022.jpg 511 287 Explosives company achieves world-class rating https://www.miningweekly.com/article/explosives-company-achieves-world-class-rating-2021-10-29 Halima Frost Explosives Fri, 29 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0200 597923 1634281513 1635458400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000967602_resized_minemechbmeblastingtech10211022.jpg BLOWING UP The use of technology in applications such as blasting at mines has seen an increase in safety and blast accuracy 511 287 Explosives growth follows industry growth https://www.miningweekly.com/article/explosives-growth-follows-industry-growth-2021-10-01 Nadine Ramdass Explosives Fri, 15 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0200 596803 1634019039 1634248800 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000965546_resized_doublesaltemulsionsbme0110211022.jpg DOUBLE SALT EMULSIONS Highly stable formulations are robust and provide optimal blasting outcomes 511 287 Differential GPS brings much needed autonomy to blasting https://www.miningweekly.com/article/differential-gps-brings-much-needed-autonomy-to-blasting-2021-10-15 Nadine Ramdass Explosives Fri, 15 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0200 597003 1633421428 1634248800 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000965914_resized_dgpsaeci0110211022.jpg PEAK ACCURACY The Differential Global Positioning System enables faster blast deployment, greater accuracy and increased efficiency 511 287 Explosives tech aims to humanise mining https://www.miningweekly.com/article/explosives-technology-aims-to-humanise-mining-despite-industry-stagnation-2021-10-01 Nadine Ramdass Explosives Fri, 15 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0200 596789 1634129328 1634248800 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000965536_resized_mineitruckenaex0110211022.jpg MINE I-TRUCK Tele-operated mobile mixing unit mixes and delivers down-the-hole explosives 511 287 Explosives company aims to extend its reach https://www.miningweekly.com/article/explosives-company-aims-to-extend-its-reach-2021-09-21 Cameron Mackay Explosives Fri, 08 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0200 595844 1633680837 1633644000 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000966713_resized_bmeemulsionmanufacturingplantswestafrica0920211022.jpg REGIONAL FOOTPRINT BME has seven emulsion manufacturing plants in West Africa 511 287 Predicted growth to bolster services demand https://www.miningweekly.com/article/predicted-growth-to-bolster-mining-services-demand-2021-09-10 Claire O'Reilly Explosives Fri, 10 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 593463 1630995716 1631224800 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 Omnia firmly in a growth phase following restructuring – CEO https://www.miningweekly.com/article/omnia-firmly-in-a-growth-phase-following-restructuring-ceo-2021-08-16 Simone Liedtke AGRICULTURE / MINING / CHEMICALS Mon, 16 Aug 2021 10:48:00 +0200 592300 1629112446 1629103680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000956599_resized_seelangobalsamy1022.jpg Omnia CEO Seelan Gobalsamy 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/86064_2021-08-04_omnia_-_2.mp4105641145Omnia CEO Seelan Gobalsamy speaks to Engineering News about the company's growth and strategy developments following its recent restructuring. Video: Recorded on Zoom. Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd. Omnia CEO Seelan Gobalsamy speaks to Engineering News about the company's growth and strategy developments following its recent restructuring. Video: Recorded on Zoom. Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd. Company provides custom service packages https://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-provides-custom-service-packages-2021-07-09 Nadine Ramdass Explosives Fri, 23 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 589029 1627036277 1626991200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000949838_resized_bmeindonesiabme1022.jpg BME INDONESIA Indonesia’s attractive market encouraged BME investment 511 287 Electronic gauges for hazardous areas https://www.miningweekly.com/article/electronic-pressure-gauges-for-hazard-areas-available-2021-06-29 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Explosives Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 588022 1626156242 1626386400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000947775_resized_mwhydraulicsandpneumaticsinstrotech0720211022.jpg GEOTECH SAVVY Keller’s type LEO 1 Ei and LEO 2 Ei electronic pressure gauges feature microprocessor-assisted compensation 511 287 Digital blasting on the rise in Africa https://www.miningweekly.com/article/digital-blasting-on-the-rise-in-africa-2021-07-09 Darren Parker Explosives Fri, 09 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 587609 1625557638 1625781600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000946941_resized_mineplanningsoftwarefeaturebmesaxxisblasting0420211022.jpg INTEGRATED BLASTING BME’s technology drive is based on solutions that can integrate with each other 511 287 Explosives demand in Africa picking up https://www.miningweekly.com/article/explosives-demand-in-africa-picking-up-2021-07-09 Darren Parker Explosives Fri, 09 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 587713 1625828591 1625781600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000947289_resized_mininginafricamwbmedoublesaltemulsions0620211022.jpg A SALTY PROPOSITION BME’s high-quality, double salt emulsions release minimal carbon emissions and noxious fumes in blasting 511 287 Australia’s Thiess extends AECI contract by five years https://www.miningweekly.com/article/australias-thiess-extends-aeci-contract-by-five-years-2021-07-06 Donna Slater EXPLOSIVES Tue, 06 Jul 2021 13:56:00 +0200 588621 1625574413 1625572560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Mining vital to economy, can help guide country's path – President https://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-vital-to-economy-can-help-guide-countrys-path-president-2021-07-05 Martin Creamer LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Mon, 05 Jul 2021 08:14:00 +0200 588447 1625828528 1625465640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000948667_resized_cyrilramaphosathisone1022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Enaex to open pioneer DaveyTronic electronic detonator assembly plant in Africa https://www.miningweekly.com/article/enaex-to-open-pioneer-daveytronic-electronic-detonator-assembly-plant-in-africa-2021-06-07 Tasneem Bulbulia BLASTING Mon, 07 Jun 2021 15:18:00 +0200 586155 1623073935 1623071880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Software released that predicts vibration, airblast outcomes https://www.miningweekly.com/article/software-released-that-predicts-vibration-airblast-outcomes-2021-06-04 Claire O'Reilly Explosives Fri, 04 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0200 584540 1621584252 1622757600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 Emulsion delivery system a ‘game changer’ https://www.miningweekly.com/article/emulsion-delivery-system-a-game-changer-2021-04-28 Cameron Mackay Zambian Mining & Industry Fri, 14 May 2021 00:00:00 +0200 582727 1620638739 1620943200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000937338_resized_aeciedvszambia0420211022.jpg TAILOR-MADE DELIVERY SYSTEM This integrated EVDS delivers the base emulsion and sensitiser required directly to a storage facility underground. 511 287 Aspasa launches online explosives audit, encourages members to register qualified engineers https://www.miningweekly.com/article/aspasa-launches-online-explosives-audit-encourages-members-to-register-qualified-engineers-2021-05-03 Simone Liedtke EXPLOSIVES Mon, 03 May 2021 16:28:00 +0200 583109 1620052883 1620052080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Group introduces new blasting brand https://www.miningweekly.com/article/group-introduces-new-blasting-brand-2021-04-14 Khutso Maphatsoe Explosives Fri, 30 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 581562 1619418428 1619733600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000934286_resized_mineplanningsoftwarefeaturebmesaxxisblasting0420211022.jpg BIGGER AND BETTER The drive for larger blasts where the mine’s scale and geology allow for them - has several benefits for an operation 511 287 Chilean mining city of Calama rocked by blast at explosives factory https://www.miningweekly.com/article/chilean-mining-city-of-calama-rocked-by-blast-at-explosives-factory-2021-04-19 Reuters EXPLOSIVES Mon, 19 Apr 2021 11:09:00 +0200 581961 1618823415 1618823340 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Canadian underground mining likely to take hydrogen ventilation lead – HySA https://www.miningweekly.com/article/canadian-underground-mining-likely-to-take-hydrogen-ventilation-lead-hysa-2021-04-06 Martin Creamer HYDROGEN, FUEL CELLS & THE GREEN ECONOMY Tue, 06 Apr 2021 16:28:00 +0200 580928 1617822023 1617719280 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000932997_resized_0000837251resizedhysaresearchsite1120191022.jpg Hydrogen South Africa hydrogen ventilation research site in North West. 511 287 Company releases drill, blast knowledge base https://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-releases-drill-blast-knowledge-base-2021-03-17 Cameron Mackay Explosives Fri, 02 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 579476 1616684362 1617314400 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000929965_resized_iringpr0320211022.jpg COVERING EXPLOSIVE DEVELOPMENT The Knowledge Base provides analysis and descriptions of the use of commercial explosives many topics, including applications and use of explosives in mining and construction 511 287 AECI sets 2025 sustainability targets https://www.miningweekly.com/article/aeci-sets-2025-sustainability-targets-2021-03-26 Marleny Arnoldi CHEMICALS Fri, 26 Mar 2021 15:57:00 +0200 580321 1616770316 1616767020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000931645_resized_markdytoraeci1022.jpg AECI CEO Mark Dytor 511 287 New blasting system to be launched in 2021 https://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-blasting-system-to-be-launched-in-2021-2021-02-24 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Explosives Fri, 12 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0200 577485 1615286091 1615500000 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000925477_resized_mwundergroundminingorica0220211022.jpg BLAST OFF Since the launch of WebGen in 2017, Orica has executed more than 1 550 blasts that have been detonated using the wireless technology 511 287 AECI’s diversification strategy helped to deliver solid 2020 performance amid challenging year https://www.miningweekly.com/article/aecis-diversification-strategy-helped-to-deliver-solid-2020-performance-amid-challenging-year-2021-02-24 Marleny Arnoldi CHEMICALS Wed, 24 Feb 2021 11:05:00 +0200 577472 1614158999 1614157500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000925434_resized_markdytor207141022duane.jpg AECI CEO Mark Dytor 511 287 Conducive environs offer lucrative prospects despite difficulties https://www.miningweekly.com/article/conducive-environments-offer-lucrative-prospects-despite-difficulties-2021-01-29 Mamaili Mamaila MINING INDABA PREVIEW Fri, 29 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0200 573587 1611640973 1611871200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000917714_resized_miningindabapreviewbmealbievisser2901211022.jpg ALBIE VISSER The state of the global economy has been an important external factor, leading to weak commodity prices that weighed on mining pre-Covid. However, several commodities have recovered well in recent months. 511 287 High demand for TES in blasting sector https://www.miningweekly.com/article/high-demand-for-tes-in-blasting-sector-2020-10-16 Tracy Hancock Explosives Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 565767 1602681041 1602799200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000900682_resized_workforcetemporarystaffing1022.jpg FINDING FLEXIBILITY Temporary staffing services can address the fluctuating staffing requirements of blasting companies 511 287 Explosives manufacturer helps fight illicit explosives https://www.miningweekly.com/article/explosives-manufacturer-helps-fight-illicit-explosives-2020-10-16 Tracy Hancock Explosives Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 565742 1602681059 1602799200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000900631_resized_aecismichellelerouxredtopandchristopeltzwhitetop1022.jpg CRITICAL COLLABORATION AECI Mining Explosives’ Michelle Le Roux and Christo Peltz with South African Civil Aviation Authority-certified dogs and handlers from Vapor Wake K9 South Africa 511 287 FRAGTrack wins international Good Design award https://www.miningweekly.com/article/fragtrack-wins-international-good-design-award-2020-10-16 Creamer Media Reporter Explosives Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566268 1602681807 1602799200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901844_resized_theoricafragtracksystemoctober20201022.jpg AWARD WINNING FRAGTrack is an automated fragmentation measurement device that accurately and reliably measures rock size and fragmentation after the blasting stage in mining and quarrying 511 287 Company sets detonator new record https://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-sets-detonator-new-record-2020-10-02 Creamer Media Reporter Explosives Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566234 1602681821 1602799200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901764_resized_enaexexplosivesandblastingoctober20201022.jpg PRIORITISING SAFETY Record-breaking feats can only be celebrated when all involved are safe 511 287 Sustaining security of supply, efficiency amid state of disaster https://www.miningweekly.com/article/sustaining-security-of-supply-efficiency-amid-state-of-disaster-2020-10-16 Tracy Hancock Explosives Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 565904 1602842240 1602799200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901956_resized_bmeomnianitricacidcomplexsasolburg1022.jpg SOLID SUPPLY Omnia Group’s Sasolburg nitric acid plant enhances supply security in the group and ensured that BME had no stockouts during the hard lockdown 511 287 New rig offers autonomous capabilities on smaller blast holes https://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-rig-offers-autonomous-capabilities-on-smaller-blast-holes-2020-09-18 Halima Frost Explosives Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 563810 1600413434 1600380000 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000895944_resized_basilreadnqobilekhumalo09201022.jpg NQOBILE KHUMALO the automated C650 offers two distinct benefits when drilling coal deposits 511 287 Omnia's mining division celebrates record-breaking achievements https://www.miningweekly.com/article/omnias-mining-division-celebrates-record-breaking-achievements-2020-09-14 Simone Liedtke CHEMICALS / EXPLOSIVES Mon, 14 Sep 2020 12:49:00 +0200 564710 1600091479 1600080540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0