The top five apps for miners.
FIFO is a rostering app which allows miners to track their shifts as well as share them with their friends and family.
2. Pocket Blast Guide
This app is designed by Orica Australia. It is used to calculate blasts, record conversations, product information and has tools for managing blast operations.
3. Glossary of mining and geological terms
This app is the Webster Dictionary of mining terms containing over 1300 definitions.
4. Synaptor Observations
This app documents mining hazards.
This app is an online store for tires and large mining equipment. It has all the information you need to know and allows for this to be transferred to PDF and emailed on.
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