EnergyAustralia is working to prevent any potential impacts from the cracks that have emerged in the wall of the Yallourn coal mine in Victoria, following the impacts of flooding in the Gippsland region.
Anglo American has responded to Queensland Coal Mining Board of Inquiry’s second report on last year’s Grosvenor underground coal mine incident with $5 million to fund underground mine research.
The University of Queensland has installed an experimental chamber to improve the safety of underground mining applications. The enclosed chamber uses hydrostatic pressure to simulate underground rock blasting, enabling researchers to gain a stronger understanding of how rock fractures underground. It is hoped that the project will validate advanced modelling tools to deliver safer and … Continue reading University of Queensland to improve blasting safety
Mideco prides itself in the design, manufacture, and supply of products for dust control. Its market not only targets Australian companies but goes around the globe. This time Ecuador is being enticed by Mideco’s star product, the Bat Booth 2.0.
Dyno Nobel has fired its first wireless detonator blast at the Big Bell gold mine in Western Australia using its CyberDet I technology which keeps workers out of the firing line.