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Kenneth K. Eltschlager

Explosives and Blasting Consultant


B.S. Mining Engineering, West Virginia University, 1979

Areas of specialization
  • Blasting damage studies and investigations
  • Review of blasting programs
  • Evaluation of blasting logs
  • Air blast and ground vibration investigations
  • Blasting seismographs
  • Pre- and post blast surveys
  • Structure damage claims
  • Blasting fumes evaluations
  • Conducting blaster certification training
  • Presentation of blasting seminars
Professional Affiliations
  • International Society of Explosives Engineers (ISEE)
    • Board of Directors – 2002 to present
    • Blast Vibration and Seismograph Section – Chairman
    • Public Education and Public Relations Committee – Chairman
    • Blasting Seismograph Standards Committee – Chairman
  • Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration

Mr. Eltschlager has conducted investigations on mine and blasting related gases (methane, carbon monoxide, and carbon dioxide), subsidence, proper permitting, blast damage, blast log evaluations, and adverse effects of blasting vibrations.

A current CV is available on request.