The 25th BME Annual Conference
Join us for the 25th annual drilling and blasting conference.
2 November 2017
CSIR in Pretoria
Registration from 7am-8am
At BME we know that blasting is crucial to the success of any mining operation and impacts the downstream costs and life of the mine.
The BME conference aims to disseminate our knowledge in explosives engineering, blasting, and geotechnology to help our customers achieve faster, safer, and more efficient ore recovery to increase their bottom line.
Join us for our 25th annual drilling and blasting conference.
For world class technical experience, think BME.
|08:00 - 08.15||Welcome Address||Albie Visser|
|08:00 - 09.00||Reactive Ground||Victor Krause|
|09:00 - 09:45||3-D Surveying for Underground Blasting Operations||Robert McClure|
|09:45 - 10:00||Tea|
|10:00 - 10:45||Mobilising Zambia||Albie Visser|
|10:45 - 11:30||Blasting in the USA||Tinus Brits|
|11:30 - 12:15||Creating Value with Technical Blasting Services||Lucas Bottomley|
|12:15 - 13:15||Lunch|
|13:15 - 14:00||The World and South Africa beyond 2017 -
The latest flags, scenarios and probabilities
|14:00 - 14:30||Fragmentation: The Benefits of Electronic Detonators||Christo van Zyl|
|14:30 - 14:45||Tea|
|14:45 - 15:30||A Holistic Approach to Managing Blast Outcomes||Tapan Goswami|
|15:30 - 16:15||Safety in Wall control||Tony Rorke|
|16:15 - 16:30||Closing||Tony Rorke|
|16:30||Cocktails & Networking|
CSIR Conference Centre
Meiring Naude Road
Begins at 7:00 on the 2nd of November 2017 at the CSIR
Telephone: 083 676 5779 (Hayley)