Speaker Interview: Angus Melbourne, Orica

For market leading explosives provider Orica, technical innovations in the mining sector are presenting an incredible array of opportunities and growth.

Angus Melbourne, Orica’s Chief Commercial and Technology Officer, recently outlined to Austmine some of the cutting-edge technology and collaborations that keep the brand at the forefront.

Highlights include:

  • The technology transformation in the mining sector
  • Smart blast control
  • The importance of research and development to Orica

Orica, the world’s largest provider of commercial explosives and innovative blasting systems to the mining, quarrying, oil and gas and construction markets, is at the forefront of the technical revolution in mining.

By utilising new technology, Orica foresees a future where digital and automated technologies create safer and more productive blast outcomes for customers, all while unlocking value for mine operators.

Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, Orica has amassed more than 140 years of experience, with a diverse workforce of 11,500 employees servicing customers in over 100 countries.