Tucurui Hydro Project
The Tucurui Dam is a concrete gravity dam on the Tocantins River located near Para, Brazil. This was the first large-scale hydroelectric project in the Brazilian Amazon Rain forest. This dam can produce 8,370 megawatts and was built in two phases from 1975 to 2010.
During construction of phase 2 of the dam one goal
Highway 28 Rock Blasting
Konya Industries was tasked with designing and implementing the blast design for the four lane Highway 28 project located north of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Working with the drilling and blasting contractor, KESCO Inc, a new method of presplitting was used to break the extremely weak rock and ensure the safety of the travelers
Ekati Blast Design and Training
Konya Industries has been working with the Ekati Diamond Mine (out of Yellowknife, Canada) since before the mine had first gone into operation designing the presplitting and production blasts and training engineers.
The Ekati Diamond Mine lies near the Arctic Circle mining kimberlite diamond pipes in ancient Pre-Cambrian Granite. With the weak