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BME blasts its way to SA record

The blast was conducted by BME, an Omnia Group company, at the end of 2020 at a manganese mine in South Africa’s Northern Cape province. Using its well-proven AXXIS electronic initiation system, BME was able to plan and execute a blast of 4,647 detonators. Just a few months earlier, the company had broken a previous record at the same mine by initiating 3,780 detonators in a single blast.

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Mines push on as SA plays catch-up

The South African mining sector is managing the Covid-19 pandemic remarkably well, but the country needs to do more if it wants mining to benefit from the looming demand peak in ‘green minerals’, according to Ralf Hennecke, General Manager: Technology and Marketing at Omnia Group company BME.

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BME targets drill-and-blast partners in USA

With a successful joint venture in Canada, BME is now also established in the United States – offering its sought-after explosives product range including electronic and non-electronic initiation
systems and packaged explosive products.

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