Monthly Archives: August 2011

Queensland sun shines on PowerROC

For more than a decade, Australia’s Donnelly Blasting Services has been one of Queensland’s most successful drilling and blasting contractors. Now the company is looking forward to even more sunny years ahead with two new Atlas Copco drill rigs in its fleet.

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A better way to presplit

Presplit drilling is common practice in open pit mines around the world but the results often fall short of expectations. The soluton is optimization using a unique
combination of drill rigs to form the perfect presplit partnership.

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