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The EFEE World Conference on Explosives and Blasting has established itself as one of the key international blasting events. Our Stockholm conference in 2017 was attended by over 450 delegates from 45 countries with a large industry exhibition. We are excited to announce that the 10th World Conference will be held in the superb city of Helsinki, Finland.

The conference will take place from Sunday 15th to Wednesday 18th September 2019 and includes technical presentations, an industry exhibition, technical excursions, educational workshops, welcome drinks reception, gala dinner, post conference excursion and partner programme.

This unique event draws attention from explosives users, manufacturers and drilling equipment operators as well as researchers and professionals involved in the construction and mining industry.

The technical sessions will be divided into key themes. Authors will present their papers in English to an audience in a lecture style format with some time for questions from the audience.

The conference will focus on practical papers on the following themes:

  • Blast Design Management
  • Blast Vibration and Seismology
  • Blasting Work Experiences
  • Construction, Mining & Quarrying (Blasting)
  • Demolition Blasting
  • EU Directives & Harmonisation Work
  • Explosive Detection for Security
  • Health, Safety & Environment
  • New Applications and Training
  • Shot Hole Development
  • Technical Development

For further conference information please refer to the second circular link on the right.  For any queries please contact us at