Science Journal of Energy Engineering

Volume 10, Issue 2, June 2022

  • Application of Improved Blasting Techniques in Open Pit Mining for Maximum Productivity: A Case of Oakyam Quarry Limited, Ogun State, Nigeria

    Adedara Frank, Peter Kolapo, Nafiu Ogunsola, Prosper Munemo, Abayomi Akinola

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, June 2022
    Pages: 12-23
    Received: 6 April 2022
    Accepted: 7 May 2022
    Published: 24 May 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjee.20221002.11
    Abstract: Blasting is an important unit operation in mining and civil engineering projects that is aimed at effective rock fragmentation. However, it is always associated with some harmful and unwanted effects on the surrounding environment and humans, including ground vibration, air blast, flying rock, etc. Open-pit mining is the most widely used means of m... Show More