Drilling technology
Surface mining
Alternative extraction procedures
Construction machines

Blast begins countdown to Hillhead 2024

With just 10 weeks to go, we are getting ready with our pre-show blast producing 20 000 t of run-of-quarry stone for equipment demonstration purposes at this year’s show. Join us at the iconic...


Simex TF Drum Cutters for rock wall profiling and quarrying

The low vibrations and seamless milling make the TF drum cutter particularly suitable for quarrying. On the one hand, the drum cutter guarantees the selective breaking of the rock mass ensuring the...


Exhibitor list for Hillhead 2024 now live

Hillhead 2024 takes place from 25 to 27 June 2024 at Hillhead Quarry, near Buxton/ Derbyshire. Put the dates in your diary. The Hillhead 2024 exhibitor list is now live, and with the show set for its...

Issue 03/2024 Simply the hammer

Mendiger Basalt relies on HB 7000 with full-service rental contract

Since 2012, Mendiger Basalt Schmitz Naturstein GmbH & Co. KG has been using Epiroc hydraulic breakers for direct extraction in its basalt quarry in the Eifel region. The company is now modernising its...


BME hails maturing tech solutions at global explosives event

Companies in the blasting and explosives sector had opportunistically used the years of the Covid-19 pandemic to modernise and fine-tune their blasting technologies – a space where Omnia group company...


Hillhead looks forward to its largest edition yet!

With an expanded Showground Pavilion and more outdoor plots, Hillhead 2024 is set to host more exhibitors than ever before. You won’t want to miss out, so remember to put the dates in your diary and...


BME’s partnerships drive global growth and ESG focus

Globalising through partnerships, Omnia company BME continues to roll out its plans for expansion in markets including African countries, Canada, Australia and Indonesia. According to BME Managing...


Registration goes live for Hillhead 2024

The countdown for Hillhead 2024 has begun – plan ahead and sign up for your ticket now. The exhibition takes place from 25-27 June 2024 at Hillhead Quarry, near Buxton, Derbyshire. Visitors can...


Quality is watchword for VIPERDET™ detonators

Omnia mining segment BME has introduced an improved version of its non-electric detonator product range into the quarrying sector. The VIPERDET™ MS Series boasts quality and reliability leveraged from...

Issue 11/2023 Environmentally friendly and efficient

New heavyweight in the Komatsu hydraulic excavator portfolio

Komatsu has a reliable large hydraulic excavator in its portfolio that has been designed, developed and manufactured based on more than 100 years of Komatsu expertise in quarrying and mining. The new...