Registration is now open for FRAGBLAST 12. The symposium will be June 9-15, 2018, in Luleå, Sweden.

Sign up today to network with industry colleagues while learning the latest techniques and practices in rock blasting and explosives engineering.

Professor José Sanchidrian, Universidad Politéchnica de Madrid & Chairman of Fragblast International Committee; Professor Wenbo Lu, Director at State Key Laboratory of Water Resources and Hydropower Engineering, Wuhan University; and Professor Finn Ouchterlony, emeritus Luleå University and head of Swebrec and now active at Montanuniversität Leoben, will be this year's keynote presenters.

Workshops and courses before FRAGBLAST 12, and a 2 day mine tour through the northern mining district of Sweden will be offered. Sponsorships are also available.

Register today.

FRAGBLAST 12 Registration

The ISEE Membership Directory and Desk Reference is the most comprehensive who’s who publication in the explosives industry. Now you can make your company shine and target explosives industry leaders by advertising in the Membership Directory Yellow Pages.

Ads start at $125. Reserve yours today. Download an order form here. The deadline to reserve your space is Monday, April 2. For more information, contact Dede Manross at 801.942.5650 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The SEE Education Foundation will be awarding $81,000 in scholarships to students pursuing degrees related to the explosives industry. Each year, the Scholarship Committee reviews and scores applications from students in a wide range of disciplines and make awards ranging from $1,500 to a top award of $7,500 to one well-qualified student. The scholarship acceptance period will run from March 5 to May 4, 2018.


To be eligible for scholarship funding, students must be, or plan to be, pursuing a technical, undergraduate, master’s or doctorate degree in fields of study related to the commercial explosives industries. Students will be assessed on their academic and professional achievements, their goals related to the industry, personal challenges narrative and statement of financial need. The deadline to apply is May 4, 2018.


Visit www.isee.org/students for more information and to download an application.


The SEE Education Foundation is a nonprofit organization created in 1996 to serve the long-term education interests of the explosives industry through the development of education and training materials, championing the inclusion of explosives instruction in engineering curricula and awarding scholarships to eligible students.

Did you get your picture taken at the Emerging Professional Social or Grand Finale Gala photo booths while you were at the conference? All the photo booth pictures are posted on our Flickr page. Check them out, to download yours today.

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New for 2018: All ISEE members now have free access to the online research database OneMine. It’s home to more than 124,000 articles, technical papers, books in the explosives, mining, minerals and tunneling industries. Along with ISEE technical papers, members now have free access to papers from SME, NIOSH, AusIMM, CIM, SAIMM, TMS, IMPC, DFI and IIMP.

To access OneMine, ISEE members need to log in to the ISEE website first. Once in the members section, click on Research Papers and Proceedings. From there, members have two options to choose from. ISEE Explosives Reference Database Online contains only ISEE related papers and articles leading up to 2000. OneMine contains ISEE documents from 2001-2017 as well as all the 124,000 documents from other organizations.

If you have questions about your ISEE account or about any of our member benefits, please visit our website or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..