Blast Dynamics, Inc. | Training Courses

Efficient Blasting Techniques


This course focuses on the development, implementation and refinement of efficient blast designs.

Included in the topics to be covered will be:

Three keys to improving explosive performance

Defining the influence of geology on blast performance

Defining blast performance goals and developing designs accordingly

Selecting the best explosive for existing site conditions

Developing timing configurations to match the site conditions

Implementing field procedures to achieve consistent blast performance  

Optimizing fragmentation

Controlling over break

Minimizing ore loss and dilution

Quantifying blast performance with key performance indicators

Defining the downstream effects of blast performance

Refining the blast designs to achieve the lowest overall cost