Value Improvement Process

Value Improvement Process (VIP) is a collaborative partnership designed to improve operating efficiency and reduce operating costs across your entire value chain—and equally important—measure that value. VIP is tailored to your needs, focusing on areas where the greatest value can be gained.

Value Improvement Process is Tailored to Your Needs

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Increase Value Chain Efficiency

  • Create baseline measurements
  • Evaluate downstream impact of value chain activities
  • Integrate data silos
  • Develop communication dashboards

Reduce Overall Operating Costs

  • Determine & implement optimization opportunities
  • Evaluate input costs & operational impact
  • Gather data & analyze results
  • Ensure alignment with needs


Real Results

Dyno Nobel is the global leader in commercial explosives, aimed at solving the industry’s toughest challenges.

  • #1 supplier of industrial explosives in North America
  • #2 supplier of industrial explosives in Australia
  • Largest number of ammonium nitrate plants
  • Only full-line explosives manufacturer
  • 3,000 employees worldwide
  • 2,800 patents developed
  • 230 patents currently in force
  • 180 years of practical innovations

VIP can unlock value

  • Improve safety
  • Optimize fragmentation
  • Reduce fines & oversize
  • Manage vibration
  • Reduce scaling
  • Improve diggability
  • Eliminate post blast fumes
  • Improve cycle time
  • Reduce fuel consumption
  • Optimize crusher throughput
  • Maximize capital equipment
  • Optimize output
  • Reduce waste
  • Minimize costs

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 Recent Successes


  • 160% increase crusher throughput
  • 8% improvement in shovel productivity
  • Eliminated NOx
  • 18% Reduction in Powder Factor
  • 21% Reduction in Fines
  • 11% Improvement in Face Advance