World's first commercial wireless blast initiating system could revolutionize mining

In what it describes as “a world first,”  Orica Mining Services has unveiled a commercial wireless initiating system “that has the potential to revolutionise modern mining methods.” “We believe this technology has the potential to enable blasting techniques that have not previously been thought possible,” Chief Executive Officer John Beevers said. The in-hole wireless initiating system is an assembly  based on the i-kon electronic detonator technology. Read more