Drill Blast and Excavate (GEOE 430.3)

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GEOE 430 01 September 2016 Donna-Lynn Beneteau (primary instructor)


This course covers the principal methods of rock breakage for mining and includes drilling, blasting and various machine excavation techniques. Topics include the properties and theories of explosives, rock breakage mechanics, and blast vibration monitoring for mining. In addition, safety regulations with an emphasis on the province of Saskatchewan are discussed. AutoCAD integrated software for mining will be introduced.


GEOE 315 or GEOL 258


GEOE 377

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