blasthole

blasthole

[′blast‚hōl]
(engineering)
A hole that takes a heavy charge of explosive.
The hole through which water enters in the bottom of a pump stock.
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For instance, BHP Billiton is using Pit Viper 271 rotary blasthole drill rigs for its mining operations in Western Australia.
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Cat Tricone Drill Bits are designed for the most severe rotary blasthole applications, yet are cost effective for a wide range of drilling needs.
Caterpillar released the Cat MD6200 Rotary Blasthole Drill, which is a production rig that does pre-split drilling.
Blasthole condition data is captured with the BlastIQ Mobile device in near real-time, allowing data to be shared between operations and engineering personnel from anywhere on-site, at any time, empowering rapid decision making and improved operational efficiencies.
As far back as 1962, blaster's knew that stemming was not required to blast, but stemming a blasthole with any material would increase the maximum effective burden.
CMI also supplies the mine's entire inventory of Atlas Copco DML series blasthole drills.
Barloworld said that the order is for the supply, assembly and commissioning of three Cat 6060FS hydraulic face shovels, three 7495 electric rope shovels, six MD6290 rotary blasthole drill rigs, two MD6640 rotary blasthole drills and two C175 diesel engine motivators.
Atlas Copco (STO:ATCOA) (STO:ATCOB) said today that it has received an order to deliver Pit Viper 351 blasthole drilling rigs to Kumba Iron Ore, a unit of Anglo American.
The products divested by Terex in the deal include hydraulic mining excavators, electric drive mining trucks, track and rotary blasthole drills, and the highwall miner, as well as the related parts and aftermarket service businesses, including the company-owned distribution locations.
Blasthole stoping will largely be used to mine at McWatters, though cut-and-fill methods will be used to reach the 150-metre level.
Bucyrus, which makes equipment used in surface mining, such as walking draglines, electric rope mining shovels and rotary blasthole drills, said the move would enable it to expand into underground mining equipment such as roof support systems, armored face conveyers, plows, shearers and continuous miners.