Explosion Monitoring News

  • Blast overpressure monitoring takes the shock out of mining compliance reporting

    EMS Brüel & Kjær is pleased to announce the addition of a Blast Overpressure Microphone to its Vibration Monitoring Terminal (VMT). Together, the two provide a complete blast monitoring solution.  ...


    By EMS Brüel & Kjær

  • Ecotech captures quake statistics

    Ecotech captured unique details of the earthquake which struck Victoria at 8.53pm last night at one of their live blast monitoring sites. After a magnitude 5.3 quake shook Gippsland and many parts of Victoria, there were 60 aftershocks, making it the largest quake in the state in over 100 years. “We recorded a maximum vibration of 6.69mm/sec for the main quake and also recorded several ...


    By Ecotech Pty Ltd

  • BAE systems fined after explosion kills Lancashire worker

    A leading global defence company has been fined GBP£80,000 after a worker was killed in an explosion at its Lancashire site. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecuted BAE Systems Land Systems (Munitions and Ordnance) Ltd following Lynda Wilkins' death at the company's explosives plant on Central Avenue in Chorley. Liverpool Crown Court heard that Mrs Wilkins was working with lead ...

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