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Perth Branch – November Tech Talk – Blast Movement Tracking

Join the Perth Branch for a discussion on blast movement tracking technologies with Ross Hafner from BMT.

Event Details

Date: Monday 11th November

Time: 5:30pm – 7:00pm

Venue: Celtic Club, Ord Street, West Perth

Cost: Free to Attend


Registrations are essential

Blast Movement Technologies has devised the Blast Movement Monitoring (BMM) System, which provides a hardware and software solution for surface mines to track the movement of the ore polygon post blast. The BMM System is comprised of a suite of products that accurately measure three-dimensional blast movement so that displacement of high-value ore can be accounted for before digging.

In essence, the BMM is a form of blast-proof transmitter that is activated automatically when it senses a blast. The system then uses a highly precise inbuilt GPS detector to identify the post-blast location via transmitter after the blast. Tracking the travel of these transmitters allows BMT to create a vector field of rock-mass movement. This data is transmitted wirelessly to the mine offices, and calculated by BMT’s ‘BMM Explorer’ software. Once the new data has been collated, new dig lines are produced from the software with a more accurate picture of where the ore’s new location is.

About the Speaker

Ross Hafner, Global Sales Manager, BMT

Ross Hafner has over 26 years of Senior Management experience across diverse roles and a number of industries.  Organisations include International companies such as UTC, Tyco International and the WoolTru Group. Ross joined BMT in 2016 and has since spear-headed the ongoing growth of BMT sales across the globe, Ross now manages a team of 5 BDM’s in each of our satellite locations; Perth, Ghana, Chile, USA and Russia. His career success has been delivered on the back of developing professional sales teams with a strong customer focus, delivering a culture of client retention without relinquishing the importance of organic growth.

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