Entries by Francisco Leite

Blast Pattern Expansion Process with – O-Pitblast

You can download O-Pitblast article entitled “Blast Pattern Expansion” here.You’ll find other mining/blasting related scientific papers here. A pattern expansion process demands several steps in order to determine the best blast parameters (to be changed) and avoid production and safety issues. With O-Pitblast this process is very easy and generated automatically. If you’re interested, in […]

O-Pitblast providing solutions for the 21st Century Mining Sector

Thiago Lunkes, Mining Engineer and production responsible for Nativa Mineração Quarries (two high quality limestone deposits) in Brazil (Tocantins), has participated on the advance course for blast planing and optimization provided by O-Pitblast. The three days training includes: Topography Module Pattern design Charge control Blast Tie-up (electronic and non-electric) Fragmentation measurement and prediction Blast optimization: […]

Rock Fragmentation – Kuz-Ram Model

You can download O-Pitblast and Wipware article entitled “Pattern Expansion Optimization Model Based on Fragmentation Analysis With Drone Technology” here. You’ll find other mining/blasting related scientific papers here. The basics In the mining world, rock blasting is one of the main procedures of ore winning process (Hustrulid, 1999). The use of explosives, to break and […]

O-Pitblast at Moatize Mine – Mozambique

O-Pitblast – Blast Design and Optimization Platform is one of the tools used by Mota-Engil Africa at the open pit coal mine – Moatize Mine (Tete, Mozambique) to plan and control their blasting operations. O-Pitblast team worked toguether with Mota-Engil Engineers to develop new functionalities to adapt and tailor the software to their needs. One […]

O-Pitblast University | Get it for free

In O-Pitblast we believe on the contribution from the new generations of Blast Engineers. We also believe that companies must generate oportunities to students and researchers. Due to this, O-Pitblast offers completly for free, licenses for our blast design to any educational or research institution. If you’re interested contact us on our website or through […]

O-Pitblast Visits Kumtor Mine in Kyrgystan

Last month, Raquel Sobral visited Kumtor mine in Kyrgystan. A training on O-Pitblast – Blast Design Software was provided and our services presented. “Kumtor gold mine is an open-pit gold mining site in Issyk-Kul Region of Kyrgyzstan located about 350 km (220 mi) southeast of the capital Bishkek and 80 km (50 mi) south of Lake Issyk-Kul near the border with China. Located in Tian Shan mountains at more than 4,000 m (14,000 ft) above sea […]

O-Pitblast will be present at ISEE, Nashville 2019

45th Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique O-Pitblast – Blast Design Software, will participate in ISEE 2019. Our booth number is 120. We’ll be provinding demos, showing the latest updates and offering trials. If this don’t convince you, we’ll have Oporto Wine to enjoy with our friends and clients. Come and visit us!

New Blast Design Tool: QAQC from App

Is now available a option to download to O-Pitblast all the information from O-Pitcloud related with QAQC gathered with O-Pitblast Phone App. This option is available on “Blast Results” Tab and the update will be on-line here. Try O-Pitblast app Android and iOS. To know more about our products and the ultimate blast design and […]