Blasting & Explosives Engineering

RESPEC’s explosives engineering group combines advanced knowledge of drilling and blasting with experience in mine planning and operations to provide a unique turnkey approach to improving drill-and-blast operations.

RESPEC’s drill-and-blast experts have specialized experience in all aspects of blast design and optimization for metal/nonmetal surface and underground blasting, including specialty projects such as equipment rescue, collapse-blasting of voids and underground workings, explosive-storage design, blast vibration and proximity concerns, mine-to-mill studies, and forensic investigation and expert-witness testimony. RESPEC also provides management services with training, auditing, and contractor negotiations. Our services include vibration and airblast monitoring, pre- and postblast surveys, data evaluation, and data management.