Welcome to the 11th International Symposium on Rock Fragmentation by Blasting, to be held from 24–26 August 2015 at the Sheraton on the Park Hotel, Sydney.

The FRAGBLAST series is the worldwide forum for a scientific and technical update on all aspects of rock blasting and explosives engineering:

  • Rock fracture and fragmentation
  • Explosives system design
  • Tests and procedures
  • Detonics
  • Blast design
  • Blast vibrations and noise
  • Numerical modeling
  • Blast diagnostics
  • Mine economics

Through its history, beginning in 1983, FRAGBLAST has served the blasting community with an unparalleled combination of scientific advances and practical applications. The most well-known models, diagnostic tools and procedures, and sound practices have been presented in the FRAGBLAST symposia, representing a unique opportunity for exchanging knowledge, ideas and experiences among the participants.


Call for Papers Now Open
Abstracts are invited for FRAGBLAST 11.

Abstract submission will close on 24 November 2014. If you wish to submit an abstract for consideration by the organising committee, you must also intend to register for the symposium.

Call for papers

Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities Now Available
The organising committee is pleased to invite companies to support FRAGBLAST11. A limited number of sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are available. The opportunities, which can be tailored to address your organisation’s business needs, are a very cost-effective way to reach potential and actual symposium delegates.

FRAGBLAST11 will be an ideal opportunity for sponsors to maximise exposure to a prime international audience.


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