More than 95 explosives industry professionals and eight exhibitors filled the Birmingham Marriott Hotel in Birmingham, Ala., on Thursday, May 12 and Friday, May 13 for the second Southeast Blasting Workshop.

Held by the ISEE and supported by the Alabama Chapter, the popular event included a networking reception Wednesday evening. The workshop included a full day of presentations covering best drilling practices; interpreting seismograph data; transportation; electronic detonators; and updates from ATF and MSHA. Workshop attendees qualified for blaster’s training recertification hours from Alabama, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. Sponsors included Four Star Blasting Mats Inc.; Sauls Seismic Inc.; NOMIS Seismographs; Austin Powder Company; Nelson Brothers; and TN Volunteer ISEE Chapter.

The deadline to submit an application for one of the SEE Education Foundation scholarships ended June 1, 2016. Qualified students will be considered for an award among 26 funds. 

 

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.

The deadline to submit an abstract of your recent research or work for 43rd Annual Conference on Explosives & Blasting Technique has been extended to Friday, May 27. This is your chance to share your techniques, strategies and research with your peers and industry leaders at the world’s largest conference on explosives engineering.

Click here to read the requirements and upload your 200 to 400 word abstract online. If your abstract is selected, you will have the opportunity to present your findings at the 43rd Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique.

The Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique is the largest gathering of its kind involving field blasters, manufacturers of explosives-related products, educators and researchers. The conference provides a forum for the discussion of practical and technical information as well as presentation of the latest discoveries in the commercial explosives industry worldwide. ISEE members and non-members are invited to submit ideas for papers to be presented at the conference. Presented papers will be published in the proceedings of the conference.

Click here to submit your abstract today.

The deadline to submit an abstract for the 43rd Annual Conference on Explosives & Blasting Technique is Friday May 13.  This is your chance to submit your findings for a chance to present your work at the world’s largest conference on explosives engineering.

Papers addressing all explosives and blasting-related topics will be considered. Accepted papers will be scheduled for either one of the technical sessions or the Blasters Forum, a multimedia poster event with one-on-one interaction between the author and the audience.

The submission site, guidelines, instructions and deadlines can be viewed here. Please contact us if you do not receive confirmation within two weeks of submitting your abstract. Chapter sponsored papers must be submitted by the deadline.

Sponsored by ISEE, the 43rd Annual Conference on Explosives & Blasting Technique will be from Jan. 29 – Feb. 1, 2017, at the Caribe Royale Orlando Hotel in Orlando, Fla.

The Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique is the largest gathering of its kind involving field blasters, manufacturers of explosives-related products, educators and researchers. The conference provides a forum for the discussion of practical and technical information as well as presentation of the latest discoveries in the commercial explosives industry worldwide. ISEE members and non-members are invited to submit ideas for papers to be presented at the Conference. Presented papers will be published in the Proceedings of the conference.

Submit your abstract today.

The Blasters’ E-Handbook is now available for purchase exclusively at the ISEE online store. This e-book is a complete, mobile version of the Blasters' Handbook 18th Edition, second printing, which is home to more than 1,000 pages of explosives knowledge written and designed by experienced industry professionals. 

E-book readers can search the entire Blasters’ Handbook for keywords with ease, make in-book notations, highlight important text and bookmark sections where they left off. The mobile format is perfect for working in the field and for students looking to lighten their backpacks. 

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