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Nov 24, 2020
Avatel brings step change in development charging

Avatel brings step change in development charging

Orica and Epiroc Rock Drills AB have co-developed a prototype of the world’s first semi-automated explosives delivery system. The firms say customers in the underground mining industry can look forward to safer, efficient and more productive development blasting as early as the end of 2021, as they commence commissioning on Avatel. Epiroc underground division president… ...

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Sep 12, 2020
Drill and blast tool draws  design honours

Drill and blast tool draws design honours

State-of-the-art technology that captures real-time fragmentation measurement data for optimising drill and blast operations has won a Good Design Award Accolade. FRAGTrack drew the honours in the Engineering Design category for Orica and design partners Design Anthology, Newie Ventures and Your Engineer Mechanical Design. The Good Design Awards Jury praised FRAGTrack, commenti...

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Jul 27, 2020
Scheme to tackle emission reduction in supply chains

Scheme to tackle emission reduction in supply chains

Major mining and gas players are among the Australian industry heavyweights signing up to scheme to work towards net zero emissions in supply chains. BHP, Woodside, BlueScope Steel, BP Australia, Orica, APA Group, Australian Gas Infrastructure Group and Wesfarmers Chemicals, Energy and Fertilisers – which together represent 14 per cent of Australian industrial emissions –… ...

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Feb 11, 2020
Gladstone earmarked for $200m alumina plant

Gladstone earmarked for $200m alumina plant

Gladstone has been chosen as the site for a $200 million high-purity alumina industrial plant. The HPA First Project would take reagents via pipeline from the local Orica plant and sell back by-product under an agreement announced yesterday. State Development Minister Cameron Dick said Gladstone had been selected as the location for the Alpha HPA… ...

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Jun 04, 2019
Breaking news in rock measurement technology

Breaking news in rock measurement technology

Explosives manufacturer Orica has released a new automated rock sizing measurement technology, FRAGTrack. The automated fragmentation measurement device captures real-time fragmentation measurement data for optimising drill and blast operations; improving downstream unit productivity and tracking of operational performance. Orica vice-president – digital solutions Raj Mathiravedu said system...

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