Blast Movement Technologies wins 2017 Premier of Queensland’s Export Award
Blast Movement Technologies (BMT), a joint investment of Resource Capital Fund VI L.P. (RCF VI) and Jolimont Global Mining Systems, has won the 2017 Queensland Export Award (Minerals and Energy category). This marks the fourth consecutive year that BMT has won the prestigious award, recognising excellence in export and innovation.
Blast Movement Technologies was introduced to RCF via the relationship with Jolimont, and has been part of RCF VI portfolio since 2015.
Resource Capital Funds is proud of BMT’s performance, and considers the award an endorsement of BMT’s and Jolimont’s efforts in marketing the technology.
The award highlights the importance of innovative technology blasting solutions to optimizing processes while reducing ore loss and dilution. RCF is proud to support a technology which directly benefits the mining industry.
“It is a surprise and honour to be recognised again for our innovation and export focus”, said Jacques Janse, CEO of Blast Movement Technologies. “In 2017 we expanded our teams in Africa and the Americas. A new sales and support office in Accra (Ghana) enables us to better support our customers throughout Africa. We have also increased the number of consultants in the Americas and expect to see a growth in our customer base in 2017/18.”
Blast Movement Technologies (BMT) helps resource companies significantly increase ore yield and minimize dilution through a unique solution that accurately measures 3-dimensional blast movement.
BMT’s blast movement monitoring (BMM) system is designed and manufactured in Brisbane and exported to customers throughout Australia, Africa, Europe, North and South America.
BMT works with the top nine gold producers and the top three, Barrick, Newmont and AngloGold Ashanti, have adopted the BMM system as their corporate standard for grade control. The BMM System has been fully implemented at more than 80 mines, in 34 countries, for use in all commodities, including copper, gold, iron ore, nickel, platinum, silver and zinc.
Caption: Blast Movement Technologies’ Brisbane team were winners at the 2017 Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards