††††† ††††††††††† Golden West Chapter Newsletter Archive

 

 

Prior to 2007, the Golden West Chapter newsletter, The Primer, was published in hard copy and mailed to members.

 

To see our very first newsletter,

††† click here.

 

Commencing with the Spring 2007 issue, it has been published in electronic form on this website.Below are links to these later issues.

 

††††††† Early Spring 2007

†††††††† Spring 2007

†††††††† Summer 2007

†††††††† Winter 2007

 

†††††††† Spring/Summer 2008

†††††††† Summer 2008

†††††††† Fall 2008

†††††††† Winter 2008

 

†††††††† Spring/Summer 2009

†††††††† Summer 2009

†††††††† Fall 2009

†††††††† Winter 2009

 

†††††††† Spring 2010

†††††††† Summer 2010

†††††††† Fall 2010

†††††††† Winter 2010

 

†††††††† Spring 2011

†††††††† Late Spring 2011

†††††††† Summer 2011

†††††††† Winter 2011

 

†††††††† Spring 2012

†††††††† Summer 2012

†††††††† Fall 2012

†††††††† Winter 2012

 

†††††††† Spring 2013

†††††††† Summer 2013

†††††††† Fall 2013

†††††††† Winter 2013

 

†††††††† Spring 2014

†††††††† Summer 2014

†††††††† Fall 2014

†††††††† Winter 2014

 

†††††††† Spring 2015

†††††††† Summer 2015

†††††††† Fall 2015

†††††††† Winter 2015

 

†††††††† Spring 2016

†††††††† Summer 2016

†††††††† Fall 2016

†††††††† Winter 2016

 

†††††††† Spring 2017

 

 

 

 

Through the years various articles

have been published in The Primer.

 

Some of these are listed below for your edification.††† Click to view them.††† Permission to use these in other publications can be obtained from the webmaster here.

 

 

††††† Blasting Concrete at Box Canyon Dam

 

†††††† Blasting Under a Bucket Line Dredge

 

†††† ††Blasting Potash near Carlsbad, NM

 

†††††† Mt. Redoubt Revisited

 

†††††† Seismic Shooting at Permanente

 

†††††† Digital Daze

 

†††††† Kartchner Caverns

 

†††††† Blast Vibration Limits on Pipelines

 

†††††† San Francisco 1906 Earthquake

 

†††††† Can Blasting Trigger an Earthquake?

 

†††††† Seismic Anomalies

 

†††††† Destroying Explosives at Silver Peak

 

†††††† Unusual Uses for Explosives

 

†††††† PPV vs. the Richter Scale

 

†††††† Blasting to Open Ramelli Pit

 

†††††† The 10-1/2 Foot Pole List

 

†††††† How Much is Too Much?

 

†††††† A Project for the Disarming of Anti-Personnel Mines

 

†††††† Flyrock Revisited-on the Web

 

††† †††Blasting with a GPS

 

†††††† Blasting Near Water Wells

 

†††††† Trials and Tribulations in Shooting a Well

 

†††††† Calibrating Nevada

 

†††††† Too Much AND Too Fast

 

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†††††††††††††††††††††† Papers from Technical Workshops:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Back to Basics Ė The Fundamentals of Blast Design

 ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† This document was originally presented at the Chapterís 1999 workshop.

††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† It was revised and re-published as a newsletter supplement in 2008.

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†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††  Understanding Blast Vibration and Airblast, Their Causes and Their Damage Potential

 †††††† ††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††† This was originally presented at the GW Chapterís workshops in 2006 and 2007.

 

 

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