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Glossary of Blasting Terms
13-page reference document on blasting terms and their definitions.

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Glossary of Blasting Terms
Glossary of terms used in explosives and blasting.

230 Kb
Informational Bulletin
An unexplained explosion occurred on a shotfirers light vehicle that was carrying boosters and detonators.  This resulted in the injury of a mine employee and substantial damage to the vehicle.

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Shot firers injured by air blasts
Two serious incidents have occurred recently in Tasmanian mines, where shot firers and their assistants have been injured by an air blast.  Both incidents could easily have resulted in serious injuries or fatalities; and both caused significant damage to the shot firersí vehicles and to mine infrastructure.

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Current leakage causes explosives to misfire in underground coal shot
This alert is to advise persons involved with the use of electric detonators in damp conditions such as in an underground coal environment where current leakage can cause a detonator to misfire.

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Blaster Training Module 1
This module presents information pertaining to the classification and properties of explosive products used in surface coal mines and quarries.

38 Mb
Blaster Training Module 2
This module presents information pertaining to initiation systems currently used in blasting operations at surface coal mines.

11.8 Mb
Blaster Training Module 3
This module presents recommended blast-design practices for surface mine and quarry blasting.

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Blaster Training Module 4
This module presents aspects of surface drilling that are important to blasting operations.  The purpose of drilling into rock is to provide a "blasthole" into which explosives can be loaded.


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Blaster Training Module 5
This module presents proper and safe blasthole loading practices.

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Blaster Training Module 6
This module presents information regarding fundamental rock properties and the geologic structures encountered during blasting operations.  Geology can vary widely and has a great impact on drilling and blasting efficiencies.

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Blaster Training Module 7
This module presents current blasting and related explosives regulations and identifies the regulatory agencies that enforce them.

61 Mb
Blaster Training Module 8
This module addresses the control of offsite impacts that result from blasting, namely: vibrations, airblast, and flyrock.

2.2 Mb
Fragmentation
An effective blasting solution has been identified that enables the safe utilisation of powder factors several times higher than those used conventionally to provide significant improvements in fragmentation.
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