Open Cut Coal

HEA combines technical knowledge and experience to deliver logical field applications so our customers get more coal, with less loss at a lower cost. By partnering with our customers we ensure the solutions provided improve productivity, reduce overall operational costs and have minimal adverse impact on the environment.

HEA Enterprise focuses on the core elements of blasting and its relationship to the mining operation as a whole to enable safe and efficient blasting. The main focus areas are:

  • Coal loss and dilution
  • Through seam blasting
  • Advanced initiating timing
  • Cast blasting – throw blasting
  • Effective blast design and impacts
  • Wall control
  • Geotechnical and geological constraints
  • Product and technology selection and implementation
  • Accurate Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Complete systems overhaul and development
  • Assessment of blasting based risk to operations
  • Blasting environmental impact assessment and development
  • Vibration and overpressure control
  • Training and mentoring of engineering and operational staff
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