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The XI International scientific conference
The IX International scientific conference Advanced drilling and blasting technologies and their economical efficiency and technogenic safety was held at Kremenchuk Mykhailo Ostrohradskyi National University from 5 to 10 September, 2012, with the participation of Interagency association Ukrvzryvprom and Interagency committee on drilling and blasting, CJSC (Russia).

Scientists and researcher from 44 HEIs of Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Romania, Poland, and Uzbekistan were working in fruitful collaboration. The conference had such thematic workshops as theory and experimental study of rock blasting, new emulsion explosives and their effectiveness for mining, advanced technologies of minerals working, design and performance of special blasting operations, innovations, technology transfer and commercializing of research developments, the problem of technogenic safety at open pits and underground mining. Four plenary reports and 27 section ones were presented during the conference running.