Sep
26

Reliability of measuring systems – Confidence building

posted on September 26th 2017 with 0 Comments


  The reliability of data measured from ground vibrations and air blasts plays a significant role in risk mitigation. It is essential to understand that there are two parties involved in this process. Project Management being the first, responsible for generating ground vibrations and air blasts, and the neighborhood (people living in the proximity) being […]

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Sep
19

Learning from ISRO’s failure; making the right choice with explosives!

posted on September 19th 2017 with 0 Comments


  The use of explosives, that started in demolition, construction and mining, has made it’s way to the fields of aeronautics. The recent failure of ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle might have resulted due to malfunctioning of the pyro mechanism. Bolts of an explosive nature are used in heat shields. As a result of their […]

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Sep
08

Work Stoppages & Blasting Risk Mitigation

posted on September 8th 2017 with 0 Comments


  Adopting the right measures for risk mitigation helps avoid project stoppages (consequently reducing the risks and costs related to stoppages), reduces the operational costs since organizational targets are met (fixed cost distribution), and also helps meeting project schedules and targets. Stoppages in work should be avoided at any cost, since these are extremely costly to […]

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Feb
19

Blasting of Rock near Dam Site

posted on February 19th 2015 with 0 Comments


Project Details Client Name: Sri Sai Lakshmi Contruction& Company Location: Kekote Dam, Mohan, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. Objective To blast 125000 Cubic Meters next to 75 year old Kekote Dam that supplies water to the City of Gwalior in the state of Madhya Pradesh in India Uttam was called in. Uttam blasted 125000 Cubic Meters of […]

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Feb
19

Selecting a Quarry Area

posted on February 19th 2015 with 0 Comments


Project Details Client Name: GJF Construction Co. Ltd., Location: Sonna Barriage, Gulbagra District, Karnataka. Objective Locate a quarrying area very near to the Dam Under construction. When GJF constructions was constructing Sonna Barrage in Gulbarga District of Karnataka State in India. The nearest quarry known to the Irrigation department and shown by them was 17 […]

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