Drill & Blast: Contractors need to have it covered

Warren Fair, GM, Action Drill & Blast For contractors, today’s market conditions necessitate an innovative approach. Drill and blast is an integral part of the mining cycle with the potential to significantly impact mine profitability. Finding ways to deliver a better service and providing clients with peace of mind, matters. From the broad solution offered, […]

Women in Mining Western Australia

Established in 2013, WIMWA is a networking group for women working in the WA mining industry. It aims to encourage women to increase their presence in the industry by providing a forum for women (and men) to talk about their lives, share their experiences, and extend their professional networks. It also supports the industry to […]

Action Drill & Blast, Isaac Plains coal, Qld.

A Better Drill and Blast Solution for the Coal Sector

Warren Fair, GM, Action Drill & Blast Recent improvements in the coal commodity price has seen an increase in activity in Australia’s coal sector but this doesn’t mean we shouldn’t continue striving to minimise costs and maximise operational efficiencies. For contractors, today’s market conditions mean always looking for ways to help clients reduce cost and […]

Action Drill & Blast Doubles Resources and Capabilities with Hughes Drilling Integration

Leading drill and blast specialist Action Drill & Blast (ADB) has doubled its resources and significantly increased its presence and capability in the coal sector following the acquisition in December of east coast drilling company Hughes Drilling, by ADB’s parent company NRW Holdings. Hughes’ operations are currently being integrated into ADB’s, including its fleet of […]

Creating a world-class safety system

Action Drill & Blast’s industry-leading safety system, ActionSAFE, is the product of five years of ongoing development to create a program which would lead the industry in professionalism and safety. ActionSAFE exceeds Australian industry benchmarks for safety and to date, has achieved more than 1600 continuous LTI-free days across ADB’s operations. Here, our HSEQ Manager, […]