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

 

Prior to 2007, the Golden West

Chapter newsletter, The Primer, was published in hard copy and mailed to members. Commencing with the Spring 2007 issue, it has been published in electronic form on this website.Below are links to these later issues.

To see our very first newsletter, click here.

 

Through the years various articles have

been published in The Primer.†† Some of these are listed below.†† Click to view them.Permission to use these in other publications can be obtained from the webmaster here.

 

Early Spring 2007

Spring 2007

Summer 2007

Winter 2007

 

Spring/Summer 2009

Summer 2009

Fall 2009

Winter 2009

 

Spring 2011

Late Spring 2011

Summer 2011

Winter 2011

 

Spring 2013

Summer 2013

Fall 2013

Winter 2013

 

Spring 2015

Summer 2015

Fall 2015

Winter 2015

 

Spring 2017

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Winter 2017

 

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Spring/Summer 2008

Summer 2008

Fall 2008

Winter 2008

 

Spring 2010

Summer 2010

Fall 2010

Winter 2010

 

Spring 2012

Summer 2012

Fall 2012

Winter 2012

 

Spring 2014

Summer 2014

Fall 2014

Winter 2014

 

Spring 2016

Summer 2016

Fall 2016

Winter 2016

 

Early Spring 2018

Summer 2018

Fall 2018

Winter 2018

 

 

 

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

 

Earthquakes on Blasting Seismographs

 

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

 

Ghosts Donít Complain About Blasting

 

 

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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 document was presented at the GW Chapterís workshops in 2006 and 2007.)

 

 

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