Dyno Nobel Blasting and Explosive Services for the Mining Industry
Dyno Nobel provides commercial explosives and blasting services to the mining industry with operations throughout the Americas, Australia, Asia and Europe.
Our trained staff work with mining companies to solve and assist clients with complex problems.
Safe explosive technologies for the mining industry
Dyno Nobel manufactures and has access to ammonium nitrate at strategic locations throughout the Asia Pacific region in order to meet the product needs of its clients.
In addition, Dyno Nobel offers a range of packaged explosive products for surface or underground mining operations. The customised strengths and handling characteristics of its portfolio enable safe and productive blasting applications.
The company also has a range of superior detonators such as the NONEL® non-electric initiation system and a range of precise electronic initiation systems.
A range of explosive delivery systems is also available. Solutions such as surface mobile processing units (MPUs) and the company’s underground DynoMiner range help to increase safety and productivity while reducing costs.
Programmable electronic detonator systems
DigiShot Plus is a flexible, user-friendly and fully programmable electronic initiation system.
It features precise timing benefits, all-weather surface connectors and fast deployment with durable downline wire. The detonators can also be linked to the busline in any configuration.
DigiShot Plus offers additional features such as tag-on-connect and remote firing capabilities, as well as fully testable two-way communication and the capacity to initiate up to 9,600 detonators.
Dyno Nobel also offers the ViewShot™ PC-based blast design software to enable timing patterns to be downloaded directly from the computer into the DigiShot Plus.
Consulting services for mining operations
Dyno Nobel specialist consulting division DynoConsult aims to improve customer outcomes by identifying and implementing process improvements.
Our high-technology team comprises industry professionals with local and international experience in surface and underground mining operations.
Customised blasting training courses
Dyno Nobel offers a full range of training courses to reinforce safe practices and update technical proficiency within our customers’ operations.
Its list includes the widely respected optimal drill and blast techniques course for both surface and underground mining.
Research and technology services in the explosives sector
Dyno Nobel provides new ideas in design and development, along with state-of-the-art technology in the field of explosives and blasting services.
The combined personnel experience and expertise within Dyno Nobel’s Research and Technology Centres reinforce its position as a leader in technology-based solutions for the mining industry.
About Dyno Nobel
Dyno Nobel is a part of Incitec Pivot Limited (IPL), an industrial chemicals company that incorporate its manufacturing excellence and core competencies in nitrogen into the global production of food, clothing and energy.
Dyno Nobel’s history dates back to 1831 when William Bickford invented the safety fuse for explosives. In 1865, Alfred Nobel, who later established the Nobel Prize, invented detonators and dynamite, as well as established the company that later became Dyno Nobel. The company purchased Ensign Bickford in 2003.