blasting system News

  • New installation at Wits Mining Institute is a blast

    A state-of-the-art smart blasting system has been officially handed over to the Wits Mining Institute by electronic blast initiation specialists, DetNet. DetNet’s BlastWeb system has been installed in the mock mining operation on the Wits West Campus, and promises to boost both research capacity and learning at the university. DetNet is an industry partner in the Wits Mining ...

  • Evolution Line by IceTech – the art of performance in dry ice technology

    IceTech, the worldwide leading manufacturer of dry ice blasting and dry ice production equipment announces the official launch of the new Evolution Line. The new product line combines versatility and solidity with a new design. The Elite 20 and Xtreme 40 are the world’s first multi-power dry ice blasting machines created to provide customers the most powerful and cost-effective solution on ...

  • Spymet metal locator from Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd

    The SpyMet Metal Locator is the latest new product developed and launched by Eriez Magnetics Europe. SpyMet is an accessory to a metal detector system and is used to track and locate tramp metal on a conveyor belt. It can be operated in two different modes, manual or automatic. Its greatest advantage over conventional rejection/marking devices, which specifically rely on the speed of the conveyor ...


    By Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd

  • TECH NEWS: Partnership to deliver blast automation

    Orica and Epiroc Rock Drills will jointly develop an explosives delivery system using automation, enabling safer and more productive blasting operations in underground mines. As mines go deeper and ore bodies become more remote, the case for blasting automation becomes clearer. The partnership will bring together the deep expertise and experience of two global industry leaders to ...

  • Coulson Ice Blast Named Top 50 Most Innovative Companies to Watch in 2018

    Silicon Valley, California, [July 13, 2018] Silicon Review, the worlds most trusted online and print magazine for business technology professionals, has named Coulson Ice Blast one of the 50 most innovative companies to watch of 2018. Coulson Ice Blast, a two year old start-up, has pioneered cost effective, industrial cleaning systems capable of blasting with either ...


    By Coulson Ice Blast

  • 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 - ACOEM Group

  • Pöyry awarded engineering contract for FNsteel

    PÖYRY PLC          Press release 8 July 2011 at 10.00 a.m. Pöyry's Industry business group has been awarded an engineering contract for blast furnace repair project by FNsteel Oy Ab in Koverhar, Finland. The value of the contract is about EUR 1 million. The order value has been booked into the second quarter 2011 order ...


    By Pöyry Energy

  • Refinery explosion victims remembered five years later

    A moment of silence is planned today to commemorate the five-year anniversary of the explosion at a BP refinery in Texas City, Texas that killed 15 people and injured about 200 others. A number of events are planned today to mark the moment that a series of explosions leveled nearby office trailers in what was one of the worst refinery disasters ever. OSHA wants to fine BP $87 million for the ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Gurtec`s rollers put to work on the world`s longest underground railroad

    Under the Austrian and Italian Alps, the world’s longest underground railroad connection has reached half term completion. Sitting 8 000 feet below the alpine peaks, the Brenner Base Tunnel is an impressive 64 kilometre-long railway link between north and south side. With work commencing in 2009, ...


    By Gurtec GmbH

  • Marysville metal caster invests $230,000 in hazardous waste reduction as part of EPA settlement

    SeaCast, Inc., a metal casting facility in Marysville, Washington, has agreed to pay The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency a penalty of $18,000 to settle alleged hazardous waste violations at the company, which is located within the boundaries of the Tulalip Indian reservation. As part of the EPA settlement, SeaCast will invest at least $230,000 to install and operate a production process ...

  • Looking Hot while Staying Cool: Liquid Nitrogen at the Club

    You feel the pulse of the music and the energy of the crowd around you.  The beat is infectious and before you know it you are on the dance floor moving your body and having a good time. As the rhythm builds and your hips shake, one thing is holding you back and preventing you from fully enjoying the night.  You are just too hot. You left your house looking like a million bucks and now ...

  • Bag Dumping System with Glove Box, Compactor, Conveyor

    A new Flexicon Bag Dumping System with glove box, bag compactor and flexible screw conveyor, isolates bulk material from the operator and plant environment throughout opening, dumping and compaction of bags, and the conveying of material downstream. Bags are staged on a stainless steel tabletop and then transferred through ...


    By Flexicon Corporation

  • Agreement limits US Navy`s use of low-frequency active sonar

    The Navy’s use of low frequency active sonar will remain restricted to certain military training areas of the Pacific Ocean, according to an agreement approved by a US district court in San Francisco this week. The comprehensive agreement between the Navy and conservation organizations follows a court injunction issued early this year against the Navy’s Surveillance Towed Array Sensor System Low ...

  • Analytical Technology’s pH Monitor Achieves Prestigious MCERTS Certification

    Manchester, UK (September 2, 2009) Specialist electrochemical sensor manufacturer Analytical Technology announces that it has been awarded an MCERTS product conformity certificate for its versatile Q45P pH monitor. MCERTS is the UK Environment Agency‘s monitoring certification scheme established to deliver quality environmental measurements. The certification of the Q45P is a significant ...

  • RoboVent Expands into the Abrasive Blast Industry

    RoboVent, the industry-leading specialist in air filtration and ventilation systems, has announced its expansion into the abrasive blast industry. The company will leverage its current experience with air filtration systems to cater to an industry similar to those where it already offers exceptional expertise. RoboVent provides state-of-the-art ventilation systems for ...


    By RoboVent

  • Minimizing risk – raising the blasting bar higher

    In every aspect of mining today, the watchword is productivity. Drill and blast functions are no exception, and the pressure to perform better is equally on suppliers. The demands do not end there, however. There are rising expectations that blasting delivers not only a safe and cost-effective blast result on site, but an outcome that satisfies stakeholders outside of the mine itself. ...

  • Analytical technology`s auto-clean optical dissolved oxygen monitor lowers carbon emissions in wastewater treatment plants

    Specialist electrochemical sensor manufacturer Analytical Technology Inc (ATi) announces that its recently launched optical Q45D Dissolved Oxygen Monitor with Auto-Clean System reduces energy consumption in wastewater treatment plants. The innovative monitor is designed to provide reliable oxygen measurements in aeration processes and reduces maintenance requirements via the self-clean facility. ...

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