Scheduled for Saturday, this popular and highly regarded one day seminar is designed and presented for blasters by the best in the business to help plan and execute efficient blast designs, hear updates on regulations, safety and more. The seminar is included as part of the Blasters Weekend Package or sign up separately. Proposed topics and speakers include:
Welcome and Introduction
Larry Mirabelli, Blasters Training Committee Chairman
Blasting Safety — ISEE Blast Blasting Fundamentals Level 1+
Jay Schafler, Enaex, North America
Demolition of Pier E3 — San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge Removal Project
Kenneth Tully, KT Blasting Specialists LLC
Driller/Blaster Communication throught the Blasting Process
James Buchannan, Kemec LLC
Bulk Explosives — Always and Nevers
Jeff Averett, Dyno Nobel Inc
Production Blasting near Gas Transmission Lines
Larry Mirabelli, Buckley Powder Co.
Blast Reporting…Are You on Your Game
John Watson, Consultant
Improved Safety and Efficiency in Blasting Operations
Richard O'Meara, Orica
Blast Metrics & Design Principles
Bob McClure, R.A. McClure, Inc.
Blasters training registration includes lunch, coffee breaks and course materials. The seminar runs from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Registration opens Friday from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. and Saturday morning starting at 7 a.m. A certificate of attendance will be issued. Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming have accepted retraining credit hours in the past. Check with your state officials for more information.