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Explosives Engineering has a membership-based circulation of about 1,500 highly qualified engineers and specialists and in addition is circulated to academics and other professional institutions and commercial organisations. The aim of the journal is to support the Institute in its aim of promoting and supporting the professional standards of those involved in the global explosives industry.

The journal supports the professionals in the industry and promotes the explosives sector worldwide. Academic papers, features and articles as well as relevant information about new products and services are welcome and should be sent to the Editor for consideration for publication and if appropriate professional peer review.

The Sectors Covered

In addition to covering regular Institute  membership items Explosives Engineering publishes feature articles, new product updates, industry news items, professional development and recruitment vacancies of interest and relevance to a diversity of explosive users including:

  • Armed Services personnel
  • Demolition contractors
  • Disposal contractors
  • Explosive manufacturers
  • Firework display operators
  • Government research scientists
  • HSE staff
  • Miners
  • Oil industry contractors
  • Police Explosives Licencing officers
  • Pyrotechnicians
  • Quarrymen
  • Special effects contractors
  • Tunnellers
  • Underwater excavators
  • University lecturers and researchers
  • Vibration specialists
Subjects Covered

Possible themes covered but others considered:

  • Binary explosives
  • Blasting and mining
  • Demolition
  • Education and training (CPD)
  • Environmental concerns
  • Environmentally friendly munitions, disposal techniques
  • Explosives equipment and storage
  • Explosives in the oil industry
  • Explosives manufacture
  • Fireworks and special effects
  • Health and Safety considerations
  • Insensitive munitions
  • Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and their disposal
  • Pyrotechnic compositions
  • Site remediation
  • Underwater excavation
Subscription Rates

Explosives Engineering is distributed quarterly to all members of The Institute of Explosives Engineers. To non-members or for additional copies to members, including p&p

Single copies – UK £15.00, Overseas £20.00

Annual subscriptions – UK £52.00, Overseas £72.00

To obtain copies contact Subscriptions at vickihall@IExpE.org


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