Fly rock from pop shooting and its remedial measures - case studies (Technical Notes)

Mandal, S. K. ; Singh, M. M. ; Singh, R. B. ; Singh, T. N.
Organization: Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration
Pages: 3
Publication Date: Jan 1, 2000
Fly rock is common when blasting shallow holes and during secondary blasting. Although the required quantity of explosives for secondary blasts is less, noise and fly rock can have an enormous environmental impact. This paper mainly deals with field experiments on blast-design parameters and addresses some precautionary measures that can be taken when pop shooting.
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