Orica reduces environmental impact of blasting with new range of bulk explosives

Orica has successfully formulated the Fortis Protect range of bulk explosives, which it says will minimise nitrate leaching risk arising from blasting operations.

Orica reduces environmental impact of blasting with new range of bulk explosives Orica reduces environmental impact of blasting with new range of bulk explosives Orica reduces environmental impact of blasting with new range of bulk explosives Orica reduces environmental impact of blasting with new range of bulk explosives Orica reduces environmental impact of blasting with new range of bulk explosives

Orica’s Nitrate Risk Reduction framework and Fortis Protect bulk products work together to minimise the risk of nitrate leaching from the mine site to waterways around the community

Nitrate in mines' effluent has the potential to cause long term environmental damage due to prolonged periods of nitrates being washed out from historical waste dumps.