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AEL expands South American operations

AEL Mining Services is growing its already established base in South America by going direct to customers, and no longer via distributors, with explosive...

Ausdrill to sell DT HiLoad truck tray manufacturing business

ASX-listed drill and blast specialist Ausdrill will exit its DT HiLoad truck tray manufacturing business with effect from 31 March 2016. Ausdrill MD Ron Sayers says...

Record blast for BME’s AXXIS down under

In another record blast for BME’s AXXIS digital initiation system, Omnia subsidiary Advanced Initiating Systems (AIS) successfully blasted 4 485 detonators in a coal...

BME gets new managing director

JSE-listed Omnia Holdings has appointed Joseph Keenan as the new managing director of its mining explosives division, BME, as from 1 September 2015. Explosives specialist...

Revolutionary non-detonable rock breaking device launched

Blasting and explosives company AEL unveiled a technologically-advanced range of non-detonating, self-stemming rock breaking cartridges at the Institute of Quarrying conference and exhibition in...

Universal Coal resumes blasting at Kangala, Section 54 lifted

South Africa – Universal Coal, the ASX-listed coal junior has resumed blasting activities at Kangala colliery following the unconditional lifting of the Section 54...

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