WebGen™ Stranded Pillar Recovery

Stranded Pillar Recovery

Pre-charge pillars with WebGen™ for reduced extraction costs and increased ore recovery.

Pillar extraction is high cost and resource intensive in underground operations. Pre-charging the pillar with the main stope using WebGenTM can reduce extraction costs by eliminating the need to drill and blast a return development heading.

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Achieving significant extraction of ore block to plan.

Increase productivity This link will open in a new window

Reduce “Stope Open Time” and create opportunity for increased capacity for mine development elsewhere.

Reduce mining costs This link will open in a new window

Greater reduction in extraction costs.


Block Cave - Drawbell & Undercut​
Reduce cycle times by pre-charging rings with WebGen™. Eliminate the need for rill stabilisation and redrilling​
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Block Cave - Pre-Conditioning
Reduce complexity of the drill and blast process, remove people from hazardous areas and complete mining cycle faster.
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Simplified Bench Operations
WebGen™ reduces complexity of on bench operations and eliminates wire related misfires in Surface Mining.
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Stranded Pillar Recovery
Pillar extraction is high cost and resource heavy. Reduce extraction costs up to 75% using wireless technology.​
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Sub Level Caves
By pre-charging blast holes WebGen™ offers a significantly safer solution at SLC operations, reducing exposure of personnel at the brow and the opportunity move more material per shift lowering overall cost per tonne.
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Sub Level Open Stope
Aggregating charging events will minimise re-entry to the stope, reduce dilution, maximise free bogging and increase the speed of stope turnover.
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Temporary Pillar Recovery​
Revolutionary mining method to extract ore pillars that previously could not be recovered. Using WebGen™ the inaccessible pillars can be blasted, reducing dilution by >30% and increasing truck fill factors.​
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WebGen™ 200 Flyer (pdf 2.7MB) This link will open in a new window

WebGen™ 200 Flyer
WebGen™ 200 opens up new mining opportunities including surface mining and enabling the first stages of automation of blasting.

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WebGen™ 200 Underground Pro - More Versatile, with New Features for Underground Applications (pdf 4.3MB) This link will open in a new window

WebGen™ 200 Underground Pro - More versatile, with new features for underground applications WebGen™200 communicates through rock, air and water to initiate blastholes reliably and safely, rem ...

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WebGen™ 200 Introduction Video This link will open in a new window

WebGen™ 200 Introduction Video
WebGen™ 200 has been built with enhanced capabilities, security and versatility, meeting the extreme mining conditions faced by surface and underg ...

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Pillar recovery delivers US$1.59M in customer benefit using WebGen™ 100 wireless technology (pdf 607.6KB) This link will open in a new window

The unique blasting approach dramatically improved safety by pre-loading the pillar with WebGen™, minimising the exposure of personnel and removing the need to re-enter the area.

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