Taking Control of the mine site. Our top priority is providing clients with a holistic approach to reducing mine costs.
RESPEC’s explosives engineering division specializes in solving critical drilling-and-blasting issues safely and effectively. The team combines their advanced knowledge of drilling and blasting with experience in mine planning and operations to provide a unique turnkey approach to improving drilling-and-blasting operations with a focus on improving overall mining unit costs.
RESPEC’s drill-and-blast experts have specialized experience in all aspects of blast design and optimization for metal/nonmetal surface and underground blasting. That experience also includes 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 and instrumentation services such as vibration and airblast monitoring, pre- and post-blast surveys, data evaluation, and data management.
RESPEC is actively involved in professional societies and associations to ensure that personnel continue to be on the cutting edge of technologies and practices. RESPEC also actively works with educational institutions to provide a unique combination of academic and industry expertise. We have a proud history of delivering unique, safe solutions to common and uncommon drilling-and-blasting problems for our clients.
RESPEC CAPABILITIES INCLUDE:
- Consulting for Production, Construction, and Specialty Drill and Blast Projects
- Surface and Underground Services
- Explosives Performance Testing
- Blast Vibration Monitoring, Control and Analysis
- Drill and Blast Data Management/Electronic Reporting
- Drill to Mill Financial Studies
- Instrumentation Training, Sales and Consulting
- Contract Drill and Blast Engineering Services
- Safety and Site Specific Training for Drillers, Blasters, Engineers, and Management
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Founded in 1969, RESPEC is a global leader in geoscience, engineering, data, and integrated technology solutions for major industry sectors.
RESPEC’s product line is geared towards making businesses and organizations better, faster, smarter, and safer. Our products benefit clients in need of greater efficiency, accuracy, and cost savings.
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