Action Drill & Blast Returns to Isaac Plains

Action Drill & Blast (ADB) is pleased to announce that it has reached in principle agreement with Golding Contractors for the provision of drill and blast services at Stanmore Coal’s Isaac Plains coal mine in Queensland. ADB is currently operating on site under agreed terms pending finalisation of the contract details. ADB General Manager Warren […]

How an Integrated Drill & Blast Service Can Reduce Project Costs

Many mining projects engage a blast hole drilling contractor and a blasting supplier.  Despite these work activities appearing to be separable they are unavoidably dependent on one another. The blast design dictates the drilling requirements, which means an inefficient blast design can increase drilling costs.  Poor drilling quality and accuracy can negatively impact a blasting […]

How Technical Advances in Drill & Blast are Improving Efficiency and Safety

Drill and blast has come a long way in recent years driven by an industry-wide need to improve safety and efficiency. With enhanced software, advanced drill equipment, innovative explosives and superior detonation techniques we’re now able to achieve highly precise blasts, reducing dilution and delivering higher quality ore – and more safely. Enhanced software Advanced […]