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01 April 2016 | Drilling & Blasting
First published in the March 2016 issue of Quarry Management as Achieving Higher Grades Raising the power and extending the lifecycles of rock drills with advanced clean engineering steels...
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01 April 2016 | Drilling & Blasting
First published in the March 2016 issue of Quarry Management as Six Sigma Blasting A new cost-saving methodology for system control of the drilling and blasting process By Anthony Konya,...
01 April 2016 | Drilling & Blasting
First published in the March 2016 issue of Quarry Management  Practical experience with the Ontaris explosives stock book at a quarry in Germany It is 7.00am in the morning at Alme Stone...
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21 April 2015 | Drilling & Blasting
First published in the April 2015 issue of Quarry Management The UK market is next in line for a technological innovation that is set to change the quarrying site workflow forever Already...
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18 March 2015 | Drilling & Blasting
First published in the March 2015 issue of Quarry Management as Planned Improvement Cost and productivity optimization through effective blast planning and scheduling An optimized blast plan...
08 April 2014 | Drilling & Blasting
First published in the March 2014 issue of Quarry Management Based in Somerset, family owned Morris & Perry, suppliers of aggregates, asphalt and ready-mixed concrete across the south-west of...
08 April 2014 | Drilling & Blasting
First published in the March 2014 issue of Quarry Management According to Atlas Copco, the launch of the FlexiROC T45 at the Bauma trade show in Germany last year took surface drilling efficiency...
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08 April 2014 | Drilling & Blasting
First published in the March 2014 issue of Quarry Management Caterpillar have announced the introduction of the new MD5150C tracked drill rig, the first of their C-Series models. Delivering top-...
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08 April 2014 | Drilling & Blasting
First published in the March 2014 issue of Quarry Management as Right on the Button Currently celebrating their twenty-first year in business, Bridge Abrasives Ltd, based in Totnes, Devon,...
08 April 2014 | Drilling & Blasting
First published in the March 2014 issue of Quarry Management Steve Lashley, operations supervisor for the Contract Drilling & Blasting division at Skelair International, gives a personal...
08 April 2014 | Drilling & Blasting
First published in the March 2014 issue of Quarry Management What do you have to do to ensure you have undertaken all the right steps towards conducting a successful blast? And how much control do...
11 February 2013 | Drilling & Blasting
Drillers looking to reduce their running costs do not have to look much further than the buttons on their drill bits. Sharp bits make money. Worn bits lose money. It is as simple as that, as Bo...
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11 February 2013 | Drilling & Blasting
Sandvik DX800 meets Plateau Excavation’s drilling needs on US intermodal airport development  Located within the boundaries of Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CDIA), in the US...
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11 February 2013 | Drilling & Blasting
Steven W. Beasley, managing director of Rock Drill Engineering Ltd, explains why buying and using cheaper alternatives to ‘world-class’ down-the-hole hammers can actually prove more...
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11 February 2013 | Drilling & Blasting
The influence of topography on air overpressure from quarry blasting By Liam Bermingham, Blast Log Ltd Air overpressure (AoP) is becoming an increasingly problematic issue within the quarrying...
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