Mining Weekly | Explosives https://www.miningweekly.com/page/explosives Sun, 21 Apr 2019 20:48:33 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 AEL to provide green solutions for mines in French West Africa https://www.miningweekly.com/article/ael-to-provide-green-solutions-for-mines-in-francophone-west-africa-2019-04-12 Mamaili Mamaila Explosives Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515732 1554473937 1555020000 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000790357_resized_mininginwestafricaaelsbulkplantinkongosiburkinafaso1204191022.jpg INTELLIGENT MINING AEL’s philosophy is to develop smart blasting solutions through client engagement and understanding their needs 511 287 Explosives company expanding West African footprint https://www.miningweekly.com/article/explosives-company-expanding-west-african-footprint-2019-04-12 Mamaili Mamaila Explosives Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515737 1554473937 1555020000 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000790383_resized_bmedroneimageofblastsite022017jpg1022.jpg GOING FOR GOLD BME manufactures explosives at emulsion plants across the region and supplies mining and quarrying operations in several countries 511 287 BME secures Alaskan coal mine contract https://www.miningweekly.com/article/bme-secures-alaskan-coal-mine-contract-2019-04-12 Nadine James EXPLOSIVES Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516226 1554473940 1555020000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791461_resized_joekeenanmdbme09181022.jpg JOE KEENAN BME's immediate plans for the US are to establish and develop a distribution network to serve customers in mining, quarrying and construction 511 287 AECI posts record profit from operations for FY18 https://www.miningweekly.com/article/aeci-posts-record-profit-from-operations-for-fy18-2019-02-26 Tasneem Bulbulia CHEMICALS Tue, 26 Feb 2019 11:47:00 +0200 512638 1551192760 1551174420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Better techniques are making a big difference in drilling and blasting, says MAXAM https://www.miningweekly.com/article/better-techniques-are-making-a-big-difference-in-drilling-and-blasting-says-maxam-2019-02-08 Kim Cloete MINING INDABA Fri, 08 Feb 2019 15:51:00 +0200 511068 1549635217 1549633860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Solar Mining Services helps to boost the Mpumalanga economy https://www.miningweekly.com/article/solar-mining-services-helps-to-boost-the-mpumalanga-economy-2019-02-07 Kim Cloete MANUFACTURING Thu, 07 Feb 2019 14:13:00 +0200 510887 1549543423 1549541580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779684_resized_20190206solarmining1.jpg Solar Mining Services CEO Desmond Pillay 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/77331_2019-02-06_solarmining_hdweb.mp470364578Solar Mining's Charles Hurly discusses the company's product offerings and its growth plans, while CEO Desmond Pillay talks about the company's impact on the Mpumalanga economy. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Solar Mining's Charles Hurly discusses the company's product offerings and its growth plans, while CEO Desmond Pillay talks about the company's impact on the Mpumalanga economy. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Step change for Indaba https://www.miningweekly.com/article/step-change-for-indaba-2019-01-25 Jessica Oosthuizen MINING INDABA PREVIEW Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 507374 1548081127 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000772119_resized_miningindaba01191022.jpg DIVERSE STAKEHOLDERS There is a major focus on gender diversity, with more women actively participating throughout the event 511 287 MAXAM to demonstrate blasting technology https://www.miningweekly.com/article/maxam-to-demonstrate-blasting-technology-2019-01-14 Paige Müller Mining Indaba Preview Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508425 1548081132 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000774273_resized_maxammsuexplosives01191022.jpg RIOFLEX RIOFLEX is a highly energetic, robust and flexible density bulk hydrogel suspension-based explosive, representing the latest development in bulk explosives technology 511 287 BME to focus on product improvement and organic growth https://www.miningweekly.com/article/bme-to-focus-on-product-improvement-organic-growth-2019-01-25 Nadine James EXPLOSIVES Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508996 1548081133 1548367200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775512_resized_bmemdjoekeenan0119cm1022jpg.jpeg BME will showcase its expertise, technology and scope of African investment at the 2019 Investing in African Mining Indaba, which will be held from February 4 to 7 at the Cape Town Convention Centre. 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/77121_2018-11-16_bme_-_hd_web.mp464152266BME MD Joe Keenan discusses the company’s strategy for 2019 BME MD Joe Keenan discusses the company’s strategy for 2019 Colliery opened in Gauteng https://www.miningweekly.com/article/colliery-opened-in-gauteng-2018-12-14 Thabi Madiba Explosives Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 506333 1544510974 1544738400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000769891_resized_canyoncoalhakhano70217duane1022.jpg NEW ARRIVAL The openpit Khanye Colliery in Bronkhorstspruit is expected to produce coal for about 15 years 511 287 First coal production due in 2020 https://www.miningweekly.com/article/first-coal-production-due-in-2020-2018-12-14 Thabi Madiba Coal Round Up Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 506283 1544618188 1544738400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000769752_resized_wescoalelandspruitmine210716victor11022.jpg BULKY An estimated 600 000 t of coal production a month is expected 511 287 Safety assured for Vertical Drop delivery system https://www.miningweekly.com/article/safety-assured-for-vertical-drop-delivery-system-2018-11-14 Khutso Maphatsoe Explosives Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504743 1543237357 1543528800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Omnia shares fall as it warns of interim loss https://www.miningweekly.com/article/omnia-shares-fall-as-it-warns-of-interim-loss-2018-11-12 Simone Liedtke CHEMICALS Mon, 12 Nov 2018 12:31:00 +0200 504432 1542018795 1542018660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Growing explosives sales in a declining market https://www.miningweekly.com/article/growing-explosives-sales-in-a-declining-market-2018-10-19 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Explosives Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500754 1539671150 1539900000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758257_resized_maxamexplosivesinmining2191020181022.jpg EXPLOSIVES SOLUTIONS MAXAM helps customers optimise their drilling and blasting operations, bringing transparency, cost control and improved rock output 511 287 Blasting solutions that take mines into digital age https://www.miningweekly.com/article/blasting-solutions-that-take-mines-into-digital-age-2018-10-19 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Explosives Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500075 1539952896 1539900000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000757202_resized_joekeenanmdbme09181022jpg.jpeg JOE KEENAN The Internet of Things will be an important driver of blasting safety and efficiency 511 287 Focus turns to nonexplosives-based rock breaking as quest for safer, more-efficient mining ... https://www.miningweekly.com/article/backbone-of-mining-modernisation-and-mechanisation-calls-for-abolishment-of-explosives-2018-09-21 Dylan Slater MINING TECHNOLOGY Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 498566 1537260245 1537480800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754876_resized_alternatives.jpg 511 287 BME expands into US market https://www.miningweekly.com/article/bme-expands-into-us-market-2018-07-27 Nadine James MINING EXPLOSIVES Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493141 1532414934 1532642400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741368_resized_joekeenanmanagingdirectorbme07181022.jpg JOE KEENAN The powerful features of the AXXIS system and its user-friendly interface are going to prove attractive to this new market 511 287 SA needs passive fire protection https://www.miningweekly.com/article/sa-mining-industry-needs-to-implement-passive-fire-protection-systems-2018-07-27 Donald Makhafola Explosives Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492041 1538379082 1532642400 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000738850_resized_hiltifirestop07181022.jpg FIRESTOP BARRIER Hilti South Africa was awarded new contracts this year to provide passive fire protection solutions, including the firestop, for several South African mining majors 511 287 AECI achieves strong H1 performance https://www.miningweekly.com/article/aeci-achieves-strong-h1-performance-2018-07-25 Anine Kilian CHEMICALS Wed, 25 Jul 2018 16:51:00 +0200 493775 1532531254 1532530260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Cullinan mine moves to centralised blasting to improve safety, efficiency https://www.miningweekly.com/article/petras-cullinan-mine-uses-new-centralised-blasting-system-to-improve-safety-productivity-2018-07-06 Nadine James MINING EXPLOSIVES Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 491159 1530541501 1530828000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000736661_resized_neilalbertsbmetechnologyandinnovationproductmanager0618creamermedia1022.jpg BME technology and innovation product manager Neil Alberts 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75103_2018-06-29_bme_-_hd_web.mp430798674BME technology and innovation product manager Neil Alberts explains the AXXIS centralised blasting system. Camerawork and editing: Nicholas Boyd. BME technology and innovation product manager Neil Alberts explains the AXXIS centralised blasting system. Camerawork and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Petra’s Cullinan mine uses new centralised blasting system to improve safety, productivity https://www.miningweekly.com/article/petras-cullinan-mine-uses-new-centralised-blasting-system-to-improve-safety-productivity-2018-06-27 Nadine James DIAMONDS Wed, 27 Jun 2018 16:24:00 +0200 491045 1530180495 1530109440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000736141_resized_bmeaxxis0618dylan1022.jpg 511 287 Omnia lifts FY18 profit by 12% y/y https://www.miningweekly.com/article/omnia-lifts-fy18-profit-by-12-yy-2018-06-26 Anine Kilian MINING/AGRICULTURE/CHEMICALS Tue, 26 Jun 2018 16:57:00 +0200 490912 1530190099 1530025020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000735891_resized_adriaandelangeomniagroupmd0618creamermedia1022.jpg Adriaan de Lange 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75045_2018-06-26_omnia_-_hd_web.mp425802793Omnia CEO Adriaan de Lange talks about the group's profitable financial year Omnia CEO Adriaan de Lange talks about the group's profitable financial year New app launched for quarrying industry https://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-app-launched-for-quarrying-industry-2018-06-22 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Explosives Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488958 1529389970 1529618400 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000731433_resized_vibracael06181022jpg.jpeg VIBRATION AND SOUND The AEL Mining Services VibrAc application is a simple tool to work out blasting parameters 511 287 Argonaut awaits imminent court scheduling over suspension of Mexico mine’s explosives permit https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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