blasting fragmentation and how blasting effects loading and hauling

Downstream Impacts of Drilling and Blasting

Impacts of Drilling and Blasting Drilling and Blasting is a complex process, that in many situations is not given the full emphasis it deserves in process development and controlling the costs throughout the mine. For example, the blasting process dictates muckpile configuration which effects shovel and loader fill factors. The fill factor of the shovel […]

Subdrill

Subdrill

Subdrilling to optimal levels! Subdrilling Calculations Subdrilling Subdrilling is the process of drilling below the desired floor in blasting in order to form a smooth floor at correct level. If your subdrill is not low enough the floor may be uneven, or leave a large toe. If your subdrill is to large then you lose valuable time and […]