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Drilling and Blasting Techniques course offered.

The University of Washington's College of Engineering is offering an intensive five-day continuing education continuing education: see adult education.
continuing education
 or adult education

Any form of learning provided for adults. In the U.S. the University of Wisconsin was the first academic institution to offer such programs (1904).
 course on Jan. 26-28, 1998, in Seattle, WA. Attendees will be given the opportunity to increase their understanding of modern, successful techniques used to effectively manage the drilling and blasting Before the advent of tunnel boring machines, drilling and blasting was the only economical way of excavating long tunnels through hard rock, where digging is not possible. Even today, the method is still used in the construction of particularly long tunnels, where a TBM is  project from initial cost estimating to project completion and evaluation.

The course's format is specifically designed for mining engineers, licensed blasters, estimators, project managers and others responsible for supervising blasting projects. Safety procedures and problem-solving skills are among some of the areas to be covered. Special emphasis is placed on the effect of delay timing on rock fragmentation, the design of delay systems and controlled blasting (pre-splitting). Reclamation Reclamation

A claim for the right to return or the right to demand the return of a security that has been previously accepted as a result of bad delivery or other irregularities in the delivery and settlement process.
 of rock pits, quarries and open pit mines are also included in this session. For more information, call (206) 543-5539.
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Publication:Underground Construction
Geographic Code:1U9WA
Date:Dec 1, 1997
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