Making high Quality Blasting Intelligence and Optimization, available to anyone, anywhere, anytime.

MineExcellence is a leading technology provider in the end to end blasting technology space globally. Our solution helps in designing, optimizing and analysing how blasts are performing. Our SaaS and Mobile based platforms are designed specifically to benefit the mining industry so that business intelligence is provided in the hands of the average blaster, blast supervisor and even the senior mine management. Our solutions are capable of estimating the blast parameters and predicting harmful impacts like fly-rocks and air/ground vibrations. It helps the designers improve and optimize blasting which can result in significant benefits operationally and eliminate potential risks during blasting. Our software is being used by small mines, large tier-1 mining companies and mining service providers across countries and mines.

We at MineExcellence, believe that mining and blasting processes can be met with sophisticated optimization techniques combined with better training. And so, we also provide a Blasters Management Portal (suitable for use across mines by senior mine management) and also online learning and training for blasters.


Dr. Sushil Bhandari

Co-Founder, MineExcellence

Dr. Sushil bhandari is the subject matter expert and co-founder of MineExcellence. He is globally recognized for his research in blasting. Dr. Bhandari has published over 100 papers in international journals and also is the author of many books in blasting technology. Dr.Sushil Bhandari brings with him extensive experience from both industry and academia. Dr. Bhandari holds a Ph.D. from University of New South Wales. He was also a member of Advisory Board of Indian Bureau of Mines and Standing Committee of Science and Research, Ministry of Coal, Government of India. He has received National Mineral Award 2001, of Government of India for his contribution to Mining Technology.

Amit Bhandari

Managing Director, MineExcellence

Amit bhandari is a co-founder in MineExcellence. He has been instrumental in product technology upgrade for MineExcellence and ensuring that it is built on the latest and greatest digital platform. He has extensive experience in technology entrepreneurship and has built successful technology services and product firms. Prior to his entrepreneurial career , Mr. Bhandari has previously worked in executive positions in Leading IT consulting companies such as Accenture, PwC Consulting and IBM in Melbourne. He did his masters from Melbourne university with a first class honours and was awarded an APA scholarship.


Our Advisory board has senior industry practitioners (Former CEO's etc.). They are mentors, advisers and well-wishers to MineExcellence.

Peter McCarthy
Peter McCarthy

Chairman Emeritus / Principal Mining Consultant

Peter McCarthy is the Chairman Emeritus of AMC Consultants, a prominent mining consultancy group employing 150 staff and providing services exclusively to the minerals industry. Previously he has served as Managing director for AMC Consultants. He has also served as a Director of the Victorian Chamber of Mines and the Australian Gold Council. Peter was the president of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy for 2007 and 2008 and is also a Director of Castlemaine Gold fields Limited. He is Chairman of the Heritage Committee of the AusIMM and a Life Member of the Sovereign Hill Museums Association. Peter McCarthy did his Bachelor of Science (Mining Engineering) from the University of NSW. He also did a Master of Geoscience (Mineral Economics) at Macquarie University.

Josephine Tooy
Josephine TOO

Chief Growth Catalyst, Sofos Advisory

Josephine Too is the Chief Growth Catalyst of Sofos Advisory, it helps growth stage company to scale in a sustainable way. She is passionate about business growth and in scaling companies through a systematic approach or by creating new market through category design. Her growth experiences include building a fortune 50 account from 0 to 32 Mn in 2 years with Infosys (NASDAQ:INFY) while it scaled from 100Million to 1 Bn within 5 years. She started Infosys Singapore and Germany offices, headed up Sales & Marketing for China and drove complex 100Million deals in Australia. In her last role as Executive Vice President, Head of Asia Pacific for Aurionpro (NSE: AURIONPRO), she doubled the ANZ business for consecutive 2 years. With more than 20 years of experience in strategy consulting, general management and growing technology businesses across APAC and Europe, she brings clarity in strategy and focus in execution to all her ventures. Currently, she serves as Executive Advisor, Non-Executive Director and Advisory board members to several SMEs. She holds a Bachelor in Civil & Structural Engineering from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, sat on the State Board of the Australia Computer Society (2013-2015), created the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Special Interest Group for Victoria, and was a frequent Judge of the Premier iAwards for ICT innovations (2012-2015).

Our Technology and Mining Team

We have a large technology development team of 40+ people. This includes mining engineers, software developers, testers, business analysts etc. We also have people who specialize in UI/UX and also in mobile application development.
We have created a high quality technology team with deep domain expertise and ability to create technology innovation. We aim to be the leading technology provider to the mining industry in the next 2 years.

MineExcellence Development Team