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Abstracts for the 48th Annual Conference on Explosives & Blasting Technique, to be held Jan. 30 - Feb. 2, 2022, at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, Nev., are now being accepted by the International Society of Explosives Engineers.

Papers addressing all explosives and blasting related topics will be considered. Accepted papers will be scheduled for one of the technical sessions or the Blasters Forum, a multimedia poster event with one-on-one interaction between the author and the audience.

Abstracts of approximately 200-400 words are due by May 28, 2021. Please contact us if you do not receive confirmation within two weeks of submitting your abstract. Chapter sponsored abstracts/papers must be submitted by the deadline.

About the Conference
The Annual Conference on Explosives & Blasting Technique is the largest gathering of its kind involving field blasters, manufacturers of explosives-related products, educators and researchers. The conference provides a forum for the discussion of practical and technical information as well as presentation of the latest discoveries in the commercial explosives industry worldwide. ISEE members and non-members are invited to submit ideas for papers to be presented at the conference.

Presented papers will be published in the proceedings of the conference and at onemine.org, which is home to more than 124,000 articles, technical papers, books in the explosives, mining, minerals and tunneling industries from ISEE, SME, NIOSH, AusIMM, CIM, SAIMM, TMS, IMPC, DFI and IIMP.

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The SEE Education Foundation will be awarding $95,000 USD in scholarships to students pursuing degrees related to the explosives industry. The scholarship acceptance period is February 26, 2021, to May 7, 2021.

To be eligible, students must be, or plan to be, pursuing a technical, undergraduate, graduate or doctorate degree in a field related to the commercial explosives industries. Students will be assessed on academic and professional achievements, industry goals, a personal challenges narrative and a brief statement of financial need.

Each year, the scholarship committee reviews and scores applications from students in a wide range of disciplines and makes awards ranging from $1,500 USD to a top award of $7,500 USD to well-qualified students.

About the SEE Education Foundation
The SEE Education Foundation is a nonprofit organization created in 1996 to serve the long-term education interests of the explosives industry through the development of education and training materials, championing the inclusion of explosives instruction in engineering curricula and awarding scholarships to eligible students.

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Now that we’ve all had plenty of time to watch everything on Netflix throughout the past few months, it’s time for something new and exciting. Join us at 8 p.m. eastern time every Tuesday in March for a free web series that will showcase, in a fun and educational way, how people and organizations around the world use explosives every day.

Registration is free and open now. Be sure to share this story with all your friends and family so they can watch, too!

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Explosives Everyday! Schedule

Mining & Environmental
8-10 p.m. eastern time Tuesday, March 2
From gold mining to blasting beaver dams, learn about how explosives are carefully used every day to produce the products we use and to minimize impacts and improve our environment.


Civil & Monitoring
8-10 p.m. eastern time Tuesday, March 9
See how explosives are used in road construction and buildings while learning about how blast vibrations are monitored in the U.S. and across the world.


Reporting & Avalanche
8-10 p.m. eastern time Tuesday, March 16
Reporting looks at the approval process of putting together blasting projects and the regulations that govern how explosives are handled to ensure safety. Avalanche shows how explosives are used in avalanche control.


Industrial & Military
8-10 p.m. eastern time Tuesday, March 23
Hear from industry experts how explosives are used in different military settings and in the mining for industrial minerals.


Entertainment & Demolition
8-10 p.m. eastern time Tuesday, March 30
Lights! Camera! Action! Take a behind-the-scenes look at how explosives are used in action movies, concerts and on the 4th of July. You will also learn how explosives are used every day to take down buildings and structures.

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