30 Minutes to Better Blasting
30 Minutes to Better Blasting is a free online seminar that Dr. Calvin Konya of Academy Blasting is conducting on March 31st at 2 P.M. Eastern Time. With hundreds of people signing up in the first few hours, and a limited capacity we have decided to record the session and post it as a free course on AcademyBlasting.com. This course covers: Energy of Explosives, blast design equations such as burden, spacing, timing, sub-drilling, stiffness ratio, and the detrimental effects of initiating blast holes with detonating cord. This short, how to improve blasting course is the first of its kind which can help any listeners of any level with quick and easy tips to improve their blasting and blast designs.
Dr. Calvin Konya is the president of Precision Blasting Services and the Director of the Academy of Blasting and Explosive Technology. He has trained thousands of people worldwide on safe blasting and explosive procedures, effective blast design, fragmentation optimization, and underwater blasting. His extensive resume includes being a professor at West Virginia University, The Mining Engineering Department Chair at The Ohio State University, being the head blasting consultant on hundreds of construction blasting project, authoring over 100 technical papers and more than 10 books, and he has just released his newest book, The 5th Edition of Rock Blasting and Overbreak Control. He has also created his own emulsion plants and formulations for his own unique explosive emulsions. He has operated his own plant in Hungary, and licenses his emulsion plants worldwide. If you would like to access the free course: 30 Minutes to better blasting please click below: