Mining Weekly | Explosives http://www.miningweekly.com/page/explosives Sun, 09 May 2021 02:37:45 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Aspasa launches online explosives audit, encourages members to register qualified engineers http://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 http://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 http://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 http://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 http://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 http://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 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-blasting-system-to-be-launched-in-2021-2021-02-24 Theresa Bhowan 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 http://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 http://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 http://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 http://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 http://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 http://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 http://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 http://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 http://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 BME achieves another blasting record http://www.miningweekly.com/article/bme-achieves-another-blasting-record-2020-08-24 Simone Liedtke BLASTING Mon, 24 Aug 2020 16:30:00 +0200 562926 1598280528 1598279400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000894045_resized_bme1022.jpg 511 287 Electra Mining Africa 2020 going digital with Connect – and it’s free of charge http://www.miningweekly.com/article/electra-mining-africa-2020-going-digital-with-connect-and-its-free-of-charge-2020-08-19 Martin Creamer ELECTRA MINING AFRICA 2020 CONNECT Thu, 20 Aug 2020 05:01:00 +0200 562515 1597928879 1597892460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000892972_resized_garycorin.jpg Specialised Exhibitions MD Gary Corin. 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/83098_2020-08-17_specialised20_-_3.mp472809587Specialised Exhibitions MD Gary Corin outlines Electra Mining Africa 2020 Connect plans to Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer. Specialised Exhibitions MD Gary Corin outlines Electra Mining Africa 2020 Connect plans to Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer. New blasting record set at Northern Cape mine http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-blasting-record-set-at-northern-cape-mine-2020-08-13 Simone Liedtke BLASTING Thu, 13 Aug 2020 12:42:00 +0200 561958 1597316365 1597315320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Women representation in mining ‘getting there’ http://www.miningweekly.com/article/women-representation-in-mining-getting-there-2020-08-07 Mamaili Mamaila Explosives Fri, 07 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0200 559782 1597138705 1596751200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000887066_resized_womeninminingbmeundergroundpic0708201022.jpg ONWARDS AND UPWARDS BME has a promising representation of women in its ranks, from operator level to mining engineers, including the company’s logistics and central services 511 287 AECI still turns healthy profit, dividend owing to a robust response plan http://www.miningweekly.com/article/aeci-still-turns-healthy-profit-dividend-owing-to-a-robust-response-plan-2020-07-29 Marleny Arnoldi CHEMICALS Wed, 29 Jul 2020 14:22:00 +0200 560603 1596035170 1596025320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000888574_resized_markdytoraeci1022.jpg AECI CEO Mark Dytor 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/82812_2020-07-29_aeci.mp4108635141AECI CEO Mark Dytor discusses the Covid-19 impact on the company and its business drivers going forward AECI CEO Mark Dytor discusses the Covid-19 impact on the company and its business drivers going forward Webinar discusses heavy-duty-mining-vehicle fire risk http://www.miningweekly.com/article/webinar-discusses-heavy-duty-mining-vehicle-fire-risk-2020-07-07 Mc'Kyla Nortje Explosives Fri, 24 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 558706 1595570675 1595541600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000884314_resized_dafofiresuppresionsystem1022.jpg MINIMISING DOWN TIME A well-integrated fire suppression system minimises the risks of costly downtime that a fire can entail 511 287 Active barriers part of guidelines on preventing explosions http://www.miningweekly.com/article/active-barriers-part-of-guidelines-on-preventing-explosions-2020-07-09 Mc'Kyla Nortje Explosives Fri, 24 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 558958 1595581322 1595541600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000887742_resized_explospotroadwayexplosion0720201022.jpg FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM Active roadway barriers are automatic explosion-suppression systems designed specifically to stop and suppress methane gas and coal dust explosions at the point of ignition 511 287 Sacred site destruction demonstrates industry's need to improve corporate citizenship http://www.miningweekly.com/article/tailings-disasters-highlight-safety-environmental-impact-2020-07-08 Mamaili Mamaila Explosives Fri, 24 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 558778 1595839096 1595541600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000885225_resized_devastationleftinthewakeofatailingsdamburstownedbyvaleandbhpbillitoninmarianabrazil0515reuters1022.jpg IN THE SPOTLIGHT Devastation left in the wake of a tailings dam burst owned by Vale and BHP Billiton in Mariana, Brazil 511 287 BME highlights efforts to secure mining supply chains under lockdown http://www.miningweekly.com/article/bme-highlights-efforts-to-secure-mining-supply-chains-under-lockdown-2020-07-21 Tasneem Bulbulia COVID-19 Tue, 21 Jul 2020 15:48:00 +0200 559917 1595341649 1595339280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Company facilitates efficient furnace shutdown projects http://www.miningweekly.com/article/company-facilitates-efficient-furnace-shutdowns-2020-05-29 Halima Frost Explosives Fri, 29 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 553628 1590474002 1590703200 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 Mining may resume at 50% capacity – Minister http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-may-resume-at-50-capacity-minister-2020-04-16 Martin Creamer LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Thu, 16 Apr 2020 15:06:00 +0200 550763 1587107533 1587042360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000866868_resized_gwedemantashe1022.jpg Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Matashe during virtual media conference. 511 287 Strong exploration activity in Canada serves for a bit of good news http://www.miningweekly.com/article/strong-exploration-activity-in-canada-serves-for-a-bit-of-good-news-2020-04-03 Marleny Arnoldi EXPLOSIVES Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:40:00 +0200 549533 1585918953 1585917600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 AECI’s Mining Solutions business boosts group profitability in 2019 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/aecis-mining-solutions-business-boosts-group-profitability-in-2019-2020-02-25 Marleny Arnoldi CHEMICALS Tue, 25 Feb 2020 09:40:00 +0200 545483 1582641113 1582616400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000855215_resized_markdytoraeci02201022donna.jpg AECI CEO Mark Dytor 511 287 Commission finds in favour of Enaex, Sasol Explosives merger http://www.miningweekly.com/article/commission-finds-in-favour-of-enaex-sasol-explosives-merger-2020-02-14 Marleny Arnoldi EXPLOSIVES Fri, 14 Feb 2020 10:31:00 +0200 544572 1581669653 1581669060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 No boom expected for battery metals http://www.miningweekly.com/article/no-boom-expected-for-battery-metals-2020-01-24 Darren Parker MINING INDABA PREVIEW Fri, 24 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200 541048 1579527818 1579816800 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000845195_resized_platinumgroupmetalsbatteryim2015050746pd300dpibloomberg0820171022.jpg BATTERY EMPOWERMENT In focus at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba is the leveraging of precious metals and battery metals to create economic stability and thriving communities 511 287 Sasol, Enaex conclude negotiations to establish explosives JV http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sasol-enaex-conclude-negotiations-to-establish-explosives-jv-2019-11-19 Tasneem Bulbulia ENERGY; EXPLOSIVES Tue, 19 Nov 2019 11:42:00 +0200 538485 1574160153 1574156520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Mobile emulsion pumps technology goes global http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mobile-emulsion-pump-technology-goes-global-2019-10-04 Darren Parker Explosives Fri, 01 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0200 532160 1574160372 1572559200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000826097_resized_pumpsmp2bme0920191022.jpg EXPLOSIVE PUMPING The MP2 emulsion pumping system is ideal for large-scale mechanised underground operations 511 287 Industry changes impact on explosives sector http://www.miningweekly.com/article/industry-changes-impact-explosives-sector-2019-10-18 Mamaili Mamaila Explosives Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0200 533205 1571120569 1571349600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000828301_resized_bmeisadaptingitsxrfdeltapromineralscanningtechnology1022.jpg MINERAL POTENTIAL South Africa’s reserves of key minerals are still high, but that it will take a long time to unlock them 511 287 Transformation in explosives sector yet to ignite http://www.miningweekly.com/article/transformation-in-explosives-sector-yet-to-ignite-2019-10-03 Cameron Mackay Explosives Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0200 533651 1571120569 1571349600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000829309_resized_cinderforddrill1020191022.jpg TRANSFORMATION TROUBLES Despite legislation, emerging black-owned companies still struggle with access to larger mining projects, owing to a lack of resources, experience and support 511 287 Water-gel technology allows for customised blasting solutions http://www.miningweekly.com/article/water-gel-technology-allows-for-customised-blasting-solutions-2019-10-03 Cameron Mackay Explosives Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0200 533609 1571120569 1571349600 99999999999 Nadine James 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000829283_resized_bulkproductsrioflex1020191022.jpg CONSTANT IMPROVEMENT MAXAM has been implementing continuous improvement programmes targeting cost reduction over the mine-to-mill process 511 287 Omnia seeks to reset course as it emerges from financial distress http://www.miningweekly.com/article/omnia-seeks-to-reset-course-as-it-emerges-from-financial-distress-2019-10-11 Terence Creamer CHEMICAL PRODUCTS Fri, 11 Oct 2019 08:11:00 +0200 534483 1570803733 1570774260 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000831175_resized_seelangobalsamy01.jpg Omnia CEO Seelan Gobalsamy 511 287 First glimpse into Mining Indaba 2020 programme http://www.miningweekly.com/article/first-glimpse-into-mining-indaba-2020-programme-2019-09-26 Martin Creamer INVESTING IN AFRICAN MINING INDABA Thu, 26 Sep 2019 11:46:00 +0200 532934 1569509827 1569491160 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000827815_resized_africanminingindaba1022.jpg Investing in African Mining Indaba. 511 287