Category Archives: Features

Ground control and drilling hazard awareness is critical to worker safety

by Jon M. Casey More than 175 members of the drilling and blasting industry spent January 17 and 18 at the National Mine Health and Safety Academy near Beckley, WV at the 2018 Mine Blasting Safety and Application Seminar. With more than one dozen industry experts offering seminars on a number of issues affecting drilling, […]

Conveyor technology helps Gold Rush team compete

Chances are, if you mention the phrase “gold rush” to anyone associated with the mining industry, they’ll know you’re talking about the most popular show on the Discovery channel, cable TV’s #1 unscripted series for three years running. With new episodes attracting as many as 5.5 million viewers, the series has propelled the network to […]

New profiling technology helps make drilling and blasting safer

by Jon M. Casey For drilling and blasting professionals looking for newer, safer and more efficient ways to do their work, industry experts offered new, technological advancements at the 2018 Mine Blasting Safety and Application Seminar, Jan. 17-18 at the National Mine Health and Safety Academy in Beckley, WV. During two of these presentations, Joe […]

2018 AGG1 and World of Asphalt break records

Kevin Kelly, World of Asphalt 2018 chair and president of Walsh & Kelly said of this year’s event, “This was one of our best events ever that delivered it all for industry professionals: product innovations, focused education and quality networking. It is always an incredible opportunity to come together and learn from each other, and […]