Blast Management

Advanced Initiation

Advanced InitiationA two day course for drill and blast engineers and senior shotfirers with responsibility for the design of initiation sequences and supervision of hook-up in open cut blasting.

This course provides advanced skills to users of non-electronic and electronic initiation systems. Course content includes initiation theory, product design and function, sequencing design and statistical analysis for timing performance. With particular emphasis on the development and implementation of site specific standards and procedures.

The course is structured for delivery on an on-site basis, with approximately ten hours of presentations, workshops and six hours of on-bench practical demonstrations, exercises and assessment.