Blasting definition

Blasting means changing the level or grade of land or rendering, tearing, demolishing, moving, or removing earth, rock, buildings, structures, or other masses or materials by seismic blasting or the detonation of dynamite or any other explosive agent.
Blasting means any method of loosening, moving or shattering masses of solid matter by use of an explosive.
Blasting means the use of explosive materials to fracture:

Examples of Blasting in a sentence

  • Blasting may be suspended by Forest Service, in areas of high rate of spread and resistance to control.

  • Majestic Contractors Limited Marine Pipeline Construction of Canada (1993) Maxim Blasting Services Ltd.

  • Blasting shall be permitted only for road construction purposes unless advance permission is obtained from Forest Service.

  • Marine Pipeline Construction of Canada Limited McCaws Drilling & Blasting Ltd.

  • Emissions from material in or on trucks, railroad cars and other vehicular equipment are not considered as emissions from use of roads and streets,(4) Clearing of land,(5) Stockpiling of materials,(6) Open burning operations.(7) Blasting in open pit mines.

More Definitions of Blasting

Blasting means cleaning, smoothing, roughening, or removing of any part of the surface of any article by the use of an abrasive of a jet of sand, metal shot, or grit or other material, propelled by a blast of compressed air or steam ;
Blasting means the use of an explosive to excavate;
Blasting means the use of explosives or blasting agents.
Blasting means the use of an explosive for or in connection with excavation or demolition.
Blasting means the detonation of explosives, generally placed in cored holes within natural rock strata, to fragment the rock and assist the process of excavation.‌
Blasting means the use of an explosive device for the excavation of earth, rock, or other material or the demolition of a structure;
Blasting means the initiation of explosives for the purposes of fragmenting of rock or ore body;