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Case Study_Boral Orange Grove Construction Blasting
Case Study_Boral Orange Grove Construction Blasting

Originally installed in the 1960’s, the Orange Grove crusher was being monitored for several structural and electrical issues and as a result, a business case was put together to replace the entire crushing and screening circuit.

Optimising Fragmentation using Fracture Amplified Seismic Timing (FAST)

Boral’s Orange Grove quarry commenced production in 1962 and produces aggregates of various grades, gabion stone, road base and rail ballast. The quarry covers an area of approximately 56 ha and is located in a semi-rural area at the foot of the Darling Scarp near Perth, Western Australia.

Advanced Vibration Management

Dawson is located at the southern end of the Bowen Basin in Central Queensland near the town of Moura, approximately six hours drive North West of the city of Brisbane.

The mine is one of QLD’s longest established coal mines and is currently owned through a joint venture between Anglo American and Mitsui Coal Holdings and is managed by Anglo American.

Through-Seam Blasting Optimisation

Through the introduction of i-konTM II electronic detonators and the collaboration between the Orica Technical team and the Dawson Drill and Blast team, significant improvements have been made to through-seam blasting practices in the Terrace. Through-seam blasts in the Terrace have demonstrated more consistent blast movement and lower signs of visible coal disruption. With increased focus and improvements in mining practices from Dawson operations and a substantial input from the Dawson technical department, a significant increase in coal seam recovery has occurred, representing a significant increase in value to Dawson operations.

Remote Firing System - CEBS - KPC Indonesia

PT Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC) is located in the region Sangatta, East Kalimantan, Indonesia. KPC is an Indonesian incorporated company that engages in coal mining and sales for both domestic and international customers from various industrial sectors.


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