New Updates to BlastMetriX UAV Optimize Blast Performance

3GSM GmbH, developer of software that optimizes blasting and reduces inherent environmental issues, announces several significant updates to its flagship BlastMetriX UAV software. Advancing blast performance and safety, the new version improves communication with smart drills, offers face profiling enhancements and delivers more sophisticated drill pattern analysis. 

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2021 ISEE Blasting Show Cancelled

The board of directors of the International Society of Explosives Engineers (ISEE) announced that the 47th Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique has been cancelled. The show was scheduled for Feb. 7-10, 2021, in Orlando. The board came to this decision after considerable research into the viability of hosting a quality conference under the “prevailing conditions.”

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Did Quarry Blast Cause an Earthquake?

Dec. 20, 2019 – Did it or didn’t it? A small tremor on the Bruce Peninsula in Ontario, Canada, appears to be the result of a quarry blast, according to Blackburn News. On Dec. 13, a 2.1 magnitude tremor with an epicentre 14 km north of Wiarton, Ontario, registered on the national seismic network, the article stated. Research Scientist Stephen Crane with Natural Resources Canada said a…

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