Executing a major explosive demolition project is tough, but when you have an electrical infrastructure located just in the middle, 15 meters away from the blast and fell zone – the pressure is well and truly on.
X-ROCK, one of X-Energy´s key component, it allows you to assess the strength and structural condition of the rock along the hole and calculate exactly where and how much energy we need to apply at each moment of the blast.
The European Commission’s Horizon 2020 program for research and innovation is to support a project called DIGIECOQUARRY - INNOVATIVE DIGITAL SUSTAINABLE AGGREGATES SYSTEMS. A consortium of 24 entities from eight countries, comprising of universities, institutions, and leading European companies, will be partnering in this project. MAXAM is proud to be part of the DIGIECOQUARRY project.
“The Data Driven transformation of the blasting activities is key to maintain long term sustainable mining operations. MAXAM´s X-Energy features a series of technological innovations, all connected to ensure the proper use of our explosives energy to optimize the downstream outputs through digitalization” –
X-Drill is an in-house cost-effective monitoring system able to collect the information of any drilling machine and to provide a rock mass characterization through the X-Rock model, under a fully integration of the data into the cloud-based platform MAXAM Blast Center and MAXAM’s blast design software RIOBLAST.
The Board of Directors of MAXAM has unanimously appointed José Manuel Vargas as new Executive President of the Company. José Fernando Sánchez-Junco will become MAXAM’s Honorary Chairman and remain as a member of the board, in a generational shift with shareholders consensus.
MAXAM has been selected by Minera Lomas Bayas, operated by Glencore in Chile, as blasting solutions provider. As a result, the company will supply its high-energy bulk explosive, RIOFLEX, along with other solutions.
MAXAM, has celebrated the 26th edition of its Santa Barbara Innovation Awards, where the winner was the “Loading wet holes in liners” environmental project, developed by experts from the company in Canada, in collaboration with the mining company Teck Resources.
MAXAM has announced today the official launch of its new integrated basting service: X-Energy, addressed to optimize the total cost of ownership in mining, quarrying and infrastructures operations, through a continuous improvement spiral.
MAXAM announced today the official opening of its state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Pingyi, Shandong Province, China. The strategic move marks the official commencement of MAXAM’s business operations in China, one of the largest and fastest-growing civil explosive markets in the world.
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