Epiroc Launches Pumpable Resin System for Underground Rock Bolting

One of the more difficult rock reinforcement tasks in underground mining and tunneling operations is how to install long-term rock bolts in poor rock conditions. Rock bolting as a result is often the bottleneck within the drill and blast cycle, leading to difficulties to predict work task scheduling. Together with LKAB, a key Sustainable Intelligent Mining Systems (SIMS) project partner,…

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Ohio Drilling & Blasting Conference a Success

The Ohio Drilling & Blasting Conference was held from March 20-21, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Columbus, Ohio. The conference was sponsored by the International Society of Explosives Engineers (ISEE), the Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association (OAIMA) and Ohio Coal Association and endorsed by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Mineral Resources Management.

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Geosonics/Vibra-Tech Offers Easy-to-Use Vibration Monitoring Solution

GeoSonics/Vibra-Tech seismographs are complete vibration and sound monitoring systems with LCD displays and heavy-duty twist-lock metal cable connections. The cases for its instrumentation are manufactured with the toughest structural resin available, and are the most water resistant seismographs on the market, according got the company. Basic compliance reporting software is included with each unit at no additional charge, and all…

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Boart Longyear Offers Geological Data Services; Instrumentation

This year’s bauma show focused on digitization within the industry as companies transition to the latest technologies to provide more actionable data. Boart Longyear has introduced a number of geological data services and instrumentation over the last few years to complement its drilling services and products divisions. Through the use of these tools and services, Boart Longyear is able to…

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