Register now for the largest regional drill and blast conference in the country. The Kentucky Blasting Conference will be held Dec. 10-11, 2020, at the Galt House in Louisville, Ky., and will feature presentations covering various topics like underground blasting, construction and quarry blasting, drilling, regulatory topics and other general topics such as fragmentation and vibrations.

There will also be a Kentucky blaster exam test prep course and the opportunity to take the Kentucky blaster exam for those in-state.

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The ISEE Board of Directors Election is now underway. Eligible voters, all members in good standing, with the exception, of student members, can cast votes until Nov. 30, 2020. Full and emeritus members are also eligible to vote for several amendments to the constitution.

Eligible voters with an email on file should have received an email with step-by-step instructions for casting a vote online. Members who don’t have an email address on file will soon be receiving print ballots in the mail.

Newly elected officers and directors will take office after the virtual membership meeting in February 2021.

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Alastair Torrance, ISEE Board of Directors President, discusses the new ISEE webinar series called ISEE Webinar Series: Blasters Training 2020, which kicks off Friday, Sept. 25. Visit to register.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) cordially invites you to the Explosives Industry Webinar from 9 - 5 p.m. Sept. 9, 2020.

Join officials from the Director’s office, the Office of Enforcement Programs and Services, the Office of Field Operations, the Federal Explosives Licensing Center, the Firearms and Explosives Industry Division, and the Explosives Industry Programs Branch as they discuss such topics as:

  • Federal Explosive Licensee Inspections and Renewals
  • IMESAFR Variances
  • Underground Storage
  • Fireworks/Pyrotechnics
  • Updates to ATF Form 5400.5, Report of Theft/Loss – Explosives
  • Employee Possessor processing

You can join the meeting using your computer, mobile device, phone, or video system by clicking this link:

View the Agenda (PDF)

ISEE Webinar Series: Blasters Training 2020
Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia have now approved Blasters Training 2020 - Webinar 1, bringing the total to 13 states that have accepted ISEE's webinar series.

The first installment of this new series called Blasters Training 2020 – Webinar 1 kicks off at noon eastern time Friday, Sept. 25. A live question and answer session and a series of short quizzes will follow each presentation. Attendees seeking credit hours must score 75 percent or better to earn a training certificate.

The webinar is $100 and will air at two different times and dates from noon - 4:30 p.m. eastern time Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, and again from 5 - 9:30 p.m. eastern time Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020.

Full List of States That Have Approved This Webinar
Alabama, Colorado, Delaware, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Ohio Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Wyoming and West Virginia have all approved ISEE Blasters Training 2020 - Webinar 1. ISEE continues to seek approval in other states. Visit the webinar page for the most current list of approved states. If you don't see your state listed, please contact your state representative to inquire how your state can approve ISEE webinars.

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