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[VIDEO] Open-Pit Mine Blasting

When it comes to open-pit mining the most visually appealing aspect is the blast. Its loud, intense, and who doesnt like a good explosion once in a whil...

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|Jun 21|magazine3 min read

When it comes to open-pit mining the most visually appealing aspect is the blast. It’s loud, intense, and who doesn’t like a good explosion once in a while. The video below showcases a compilation of blast videos taken at a variety of open-pit mining sites in Canada. Prepare to be blown away.

The art of open pit mining requires close to attention to geotechnical planning, scheduling of earthmoving equipment, drill and blasting, and safety. Each aspect requires constant monitoring to control and reduce costs and improve the extraction of ore from the ground in the safest, most efficient manner. The planning that goes into the mine site blasting requires intricate detail, precise arrangement and flawless execution.

Some say blasting is an art form and we couldn’t agree more. As you can see from our video selection, we enjoy observing it very much.