GroundProbe launches BlastVision, Precision Atmospherics

GroundProbe has released two new additions to its products and services range, the blast analytics solution BlastVision and atmospheric correction algorithm Precision Atmospherics. BlastVision, a world-first in blast analytics per the company, can deliver actionable blast performance insights for optimal safety and productivity. “The crucial data aids in the detection of potential misfires and out-of-sequence firing and in identifying and…

Read More

Miners turn to unique leaching processes for copper extraction

Bacteria and newly developed chemicals provide an alternative to conventional leaching. Edited by Josephine Patterson Due to copper prices nearly doubling in the past two years, miners like Rio Tinto and Freeport-McMoRan have begun to use new leaching technologies to extract low concentrations of the in-demand product from waste rock, reported Reuters.  Miners aim to use bacteria or other newly…

Read More