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Numa Releases Range of HDD Drilling Systems

Numa has released a range of HDD Drilling Systems designed for productive and efficient drilling in hard rock and fractured ground formations. 

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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, Epiroc has developed a solution to this problem.

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Final Rule on Ammonium Nitrate in Effect

A final rule on 27 CFR Part 555 was issued by the Department of Justice, according to the International Society of Explosives Engineers. Beginning May 31, all ammonium nitrate will be subject to the § 555.220 Table of Distances when stored within the sympathetic detonation distances of high explosives and blasting agents listed under the table at § 555.220.

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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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Epiroc Works for a Healthier Future in Mining

To create a healthier working environment and meet demands for cleaner technology, Epiroc has created an entire suite of battery-powered vehicles, covering the process from bolting, face drilling, mucking and hauling.

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