Academy Blasting is for You
Academy Blasting is a training center that specializes in teaching participants the science and engineering aspects involved in rock blasting. With three forms of courses to choose from, everyone around the world can now learn the way of the explosive engineer.
How can you learn Explosive Engineering?
The Academy of Blasting and Explosive Technology now offers three unique ways to train through:
1. In-Class Training at locations around the world
2. Online Training through AcademyBlasting.com
3. Custom Group or Corporate Training (Customizable Courses)
"An Investment in Knowledge always pays the best Interest"
- Benjamin Franklin
Who should receive training?
Blasting impacts almost all aspects of mining and construction work. The stability of slopes, diggability of material, processing costs and metallurgy, production and planning, public affiars, and safety all begin with the blasting process. For this reason, all these different functions should have sufficient knowledge in the possibilities of blasting and ways to ensure that there areas are covered under an appropriate blasting plan.
Previous students that the Academy has had in courses include:
- Executive Members such as CEO, COO, CFO
- Mine and Construction Managers
- Supervisors of all levels
- Geomechanical Engineers
- Mine Planners
- Production and Crushing Engineers
- Mine Engineers
- Blasting Engineers
Your full schedule matters to us
At the Academy of Blasting and Explosive Technology we realize that many people have busy schedules, and for that reason Academy Blasting has been created to allow busy professionals to learn the newest technologies and methods of blasting! These online courses have fun and practical content, along with quizzes for each lesson to ensure learning!
The Academy of Blasting and Explosive Technology
While our instructors have been teaching industry and college level seminars for the past 50 years our director and founder, Dr. Calvin Konya, realized a strong need in the industry for a set training center for blasting and explosives. This is when Dr. Konya developed the Academy of Blasting and Explosive Technology (ABET) for professional training.
Based in Montville, Ohio the Academy offers attendees private suites for stay during the course as well as miles of nature walking trails, fishing lakes and boating, and gourmet meals including our 24 oz. steak nights and bonfires!
"What if we train our employees and they leave?"
"What if we don't and they stay?"
Corporate Blasting Training Programs
The Academy of Blasting and Explosive Technology offers a wide variety of courses related to blasting and explosives including: field-courses for blasters or engineers, engineering design courses, management courses, and courses for government organizations such as the Federal Highway Administration and U.S. Army Corp of Engineers.
Many companies and organizations wish to have customized courses for there employees to advance in specific areas of blasting. The Academy specializes in corporate training and can work with any company to create and hold training. In 2016 alone the Academy has held corporate courses for dozens of clients including companies such as:
- Oldcastle Materials
- DeBeers Diamonds
- Taho Resources