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Blasting in Mining - New Trends

1st Edition

Edited by Ajoy K. Ghose, Akhilesh Joshi

CRC Press

150 pages

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Blasting practices in mines have undergone many changes in the recent past and continue to be honed and reconfigured to meet the demands of today’s mining needs. This volume compiles papers of the workshop Blasting in Mines – New Trends, hosted by the Fragblast 10 Symposium . The 17 papers provide a mix which highlight the evolving trends in blasting in mines. These range from special techniques of cast blasting, applications of seed wave modelling for improved fragmentation, to design of mass blasts and controlled blasting for stability of pit-walls. Blasting in Mines – New Trends will be of particular interest to mining and blasting engineers.

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Seed wave modelling applications for fragmentation, damage, and environmental impact control

C.K. McKenzie

Design and general practice of mass blast in underground open stopping mining method

Q. Liu

Improving pit wall stability by minimizing blast damage vis a vis rock characterization at RAM

P.K. Rajmeny, R. Shrimali, L.S. Shekhawat & A. Joshi

New physical findings revolutionize the drilling and blasting technology as well as the prediction of ground vibrations—Part 1: The new blasting model

B. Mueller & H.P. Rossmanith

New physical findings revolutionize the drilling and blasting technology as well as the prediction of ground vibrations—Part 2: Practical applications above ground and underground

B. Mueller & H.P. Rossmanith

Assessing a risk analysis methodology for rock blasting operations

J. Seccatore, C. Origliasso & G. De Tomi

Novel blasting techniques for productivity improvement in hard rock underground dolostone mine

M. Ramulu & K.R. Rao

Application of a blast-based mine-to-leach model in Barrick Zaldivar

C. Muñoz, J. Alarcón, F. Contreras, D. Toro, R. Palape & J. Estay

Cast blasting for improved mine economics

A.K. Mishra, M. Sinha & M. Rout

Explosive energy distribution in an explosive column through use of non-explosive material-case studies

G.K. Pradhan & M. Pradhan

Blasting and explosive application in India—Past experience and future trends

M.O. Sarathy, A.D. Sao & A.M. Kazmi

Application of bunch-hole blasting in recovering residual ore in irregular goaf groups

H.X. Wang, H. Chen, Z.M. Sun, B. Yu & J.D. Liu

Investigation into the influence of air-decking on blast performance in opencast mines in India: A study

J.C. Jhanwar

Air spring vibration absorber blasting technology research and application

F.Q. Shi

Linking relationship between parameters of rock mass and ground vibrations

B.P. Sinha

Performance enhancement by adopting improved blasting techniques in a limestone mine: A case study

S.C. Suthar

Precision delay timing—a tool for improving mining efficiency: A case study

P.V.S. Sarma, A.M. Kazmi, A.D. Sao & G. Singh

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