Modern Chemicals and Services Seminar

Modern Chemicals and Services Seminar

DELIVERING NEW TECHNOLOGIES, TECHNIQUES AND PRACTICES

EXPLOSIVES – THE MINING INDUSTRY’S ESSENTIAL PARTNERS

MODERN TECHNIQUES IN ROCK MOVEMENT

Modern Chemicals and Services, has invited its European Joint Venture partner EPC-Groupe to Saudi Arabia to hold a series of seminars in Riyadh
and Jeddah, 23 – 27 February 2013. The aim is to share its expertise, research and development, in the mining industry. EPC Groupe has 120 years
of experience in the industry and its two research laboratories in UK and France have Europe’s leading research scientists in the field of drilling and blasting. Between them they have advanced the science of rock movement and are acknowledged by Governments in their home countries and abroad for the scale and depth of their experience. They are regularly consulted by Governments for their advice. Partnered with leading universities in this field they conduct training as well as examinations for the leading professional bodies and for drafting Government legislation in this area.

These seminars will address a range of key issues for the mining industry and will include case studies:

Training for the future
Borehole techniques
Variable density explosives
Flexible initiation patterns
Vibration mitigation
Improved fragmentation
Blast optimization
Improved crushing processes
Safer blasting practices
Environmentally friendly techniques
Bigger blasts
Streamlining processes
The impact of HAZMAT movement
Blasting in an urban environment
Mine to Mill concepts
Demolitions

The speakers are:

Dr Rob Farnfield – UK
Dr Mark Pegden – UK
Mr Ricardo Chavez – Fr
Mr Mike Reid – UK