Tag Archives: blasting

Orica Safe Efficient Blasting Course – Nov 2017

Registration of Interest Safe and Efficient Blasting In Quarries TRAINING PROGRAM – 3 day course OBJECTIVES To give course participants a greater understanding of drilling and blasting technology so they can carry out their jobs with greater safety and efficiency. WHO WILL BENEFIT owners, managers, regulators and contractors including: Shotfirers, Blasting Crew, Foreman, Supervisors, Engineers, […]

Safe & Efficient Blasting Course

Orica New Zealand Ltd are once again seeking Expressions of Interest for its next Safe and Efficient Blasting Course (SEB) which is proposed to be held in Paeroa on the 8th-10th November. This is internationally recognised training and previous attendees will attest to the quality of the course and its delivery. Attainment of Unit Standards […]

Winners of the 2013 Lyn Jordan Memorial Trophy
Daniel leemeyer, Jason Tavioni, & Nick Bastow

2013 Lyn Jordan Memorial Trophy

RedBull Powder Company young engineers – Daniel Leemeyer, Nick Bastow, and Jason Tavioni presented a paper at the Auckland Branch Technical meeting May 7th 2013. Their paper entitled Construction Blasting – The Waterview Connection Project demonstrated the magnitude of one of New Zealand’s largest roading construction projects – the Waterview tunnel project, and the many […]

VIC Safety Reports

VIC Reports: VIC Alert-HaulTruck0903 Know and understand the vehicle’s blind spots.. VIC SIR 0812 Batter Collapse Update v2 VIC 0805 Skillsaw What a shocker – leave the skillsaw guard on VIC 0803 SIR Major ground fall traps miners VIC 0802 SIR Impact of blasting fumes VIC 0801 SIR Major collapse of batter in open-cut coalmine?