Canadian Mining Journal


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    Nexa improves safety and recovery with Orica’s WebGen initiation system

    August 27, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    By using Orica’s fully wireless initiation system, WebGen, Nexa Resources significantly reduced ore dilution to 20%, from 27%, at its Nexa Vazante zinc and lead mine in Brazil, resulting in a net benefit of US$1.6 million, according to a release from

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    SAFETY: Newcrest tests secondary drilling and blasting technology from MacLean, Orica

    June 25, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Newcrest Mining’s Cadia Valley underground mine in New South Wales has successfully tested new technology from MacLean Engineering and Orica in a 30-day trial. The site used remote drilling, loading and wireless blasting to remove the workers from

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    EXPLOSIVES: Epiroc and Orica together tackle automated loading system

    November 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining industry, has entered a partnership with world-leading commercial explosives provider Orica to jointly develop a semi-automated explosives delivery system, enabling safer and more productive blasting operations in underground mines. As

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    BLASTING: Orica reaches 100M electronic detonator milestone

    May 7, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BROWNSBURG, Que. – Orica , the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial explosives and innovative blasting systems, said the 100 millionth electronic blasting systems (EBS) detonator rolled off the production line on April 30, 2019, marking a milestone achievement for Orica