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Orica Bulk System for Wet Blastholes

DB OricaCentra Bulk System is a range of high-energy, pumped emulsion explosives suitable for dry and wet blasthole applications. The range of fixed and variable density products have been developed to meet the specific needs of the surface quarrying and construction industry.

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Cat Track Drill Features 18 Percent More Power

Caterpillar offers the new MD5150C Track Drill, Caterpillar offers the new MD5150C Track Drill, the first of the C Series drills. The MD5150C delivers top-of-class power and high airflow for fast, efficient drilling of holes from 4 in. (101.6 mm) to 6 in. (152 mm) in diameter. The MD5150C offers a choice of three different rock drills, patented carousel rod changer, ergonomic cab and many other features that boost productivity and reduce operating costs, according to the company.

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Metso Impact Crusher for Secondary, Tertiary Applications

Metso offers the new Nordberg NP15 impact crusher, the latest addition to its range of NP Series machines. Metso offers the new Nordberg NP15 impact crusher, the latest addition to its range of NP Series machines. Designed for increased safety and performance, the NP15 impact crusher is the perfect choice for secondary and tertiary applications.

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Blast With the Best at Beckmann Quarry

Marietta Materials’ Beckmann QuarryStrategic Alliance partners Sandvik and Dyno Nobel held their annual Quarry Academy Nov. 12-15, 2013, at the Omni La Mansion del Rio Hotel in San Antonio. The event included a site visit to Martin Marietta Materials’ Beckmann Quarry.

During the tour the participants received a plant overview; viewed primary loading and the company’s gigantic O&K in-pit mobile HSI crusher; saw an electronic initiation systems demonstration; viewed a production blast (see blast sequence photos); and inspected field-survey control instruments, tools and methods.

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