Orica reports more precise blasting with WebGen

Explosives manufacturer Orica has reported more precise and safer underground ore blastig results with its increasingly automated WebGen blasting system. The Melbourne company said Nexa Resources (Nexa Vazante) had been able to improve safety and ore recovery with a single WebGen blast at its Brazilian mine. The fully wireless blast initiation system significantly reduced ore…

Australia’s niche champions – tna Solutions innovates to success

Our Australia’s niche champions series continues today with Alf Taylor, co-founder of global food processing and packaging machine manufacturer, tna Solutions. Here Alf reveals the key to global strength. Innovation is at the core of tna’s manufacturing philosophy. At the heart of our business, is a team of passionate individuals who continue to drive tna’s…

CR Group commercialising coal detection technology

Mining technology company CR Digital is commercialising a new system which detects the approaching top of a coal seam during borehole drilling prior to blasting. The technology, which promises to reduce coal wastage during the blasting process, is being developed in conjunction with Mining3 and tested in Australian mines. This announcement comes on the back…