Journal of Explosives Engineering

In-depth analysis of the latest blasting methods and trends; unbiased stories and reviews of new products; and coverage of legislation and government regulations affecting the explosives industry.

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Current Issue Highlights


Full Methods to Quantify Drilling Accuracy

By Kyle Hall, Tristan Worsey and Nathan Rouse

As drill and blast operations strive for better optimization, greater focus is being placed on drilling accuracy. This article details the use of several methods for deviation measurement in order to improve safety and overall blast performance. 



Ramsey's Riddles

Riddle 7: Blasting Challenges



Downstream Benefits of Optimized Drilling

By Kevin Landey and Eric Gerst

This article discusses how capital investments in drill optimization technologies allow mines or quarries to expand patterns and still produce results that benefit mucking, crushing, and processing.