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Original Paper

UDC 622.85:622.235 © A.P. Averin, A.V. Kharchenko, 2023

ISSN 0041-5790 (Print) • ISSN 2412-8333 (Online) • Ugol’ – Russian Coal Journal, 2022, № 12, pp. 112-116

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18796/0041-5790-2023-12-112-116




Averin A.P., Kharchenko A.V.

1ICEMR RAS, Moscow, 111020, Russian Federation

Authors Information

Averin A.P., PhD (Engineering), Senior researcher, e-mail: averin.andrey@gmail.com

Kharchenko A.V., PhD (Engineering), Associate professor, Senior researcher, e-mail: av-kharchenko@yandex.ru


Justification of criteria for evaluating the results of drilling and blasting is a very important step in assessing the effects and mitigating the negative environmental impacts of drilling and blasting operations. By monitoring and analyzing the negative seismic effects on the facilities and infrastructure around the operations, it is possible to adapt the parameters and organization of blasting operations to the mining operation in such a way that nearby infrastructure can be protected and positive environmental effects can be achieved. This article considers the creation of local (within one coal strip mine or the mined coal field) systems to monitor negative seismic and acoustic effects of large-scale blasting. It is shown that accumulation of the seismic database and its subsequent comparison with the drilling and blasting parameters will make it possible to refine the large-scale blasting projects to specify safe distances, which will increase the size of blasted blocks and improve the efficiency of mining transportation equipment, while safeguarding the environment.


Monitoring, Negative impact, Magnitude, Isoseists, Mass explosions, Intensity of seismic vibrations, Protected objects.


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The research was performed as part of Activity No.1 of the Integrated Scientific and Technical Programme of the Full Innovation Cycle, approved by Order No. 1144-р of the Government of the Russian Federation as of May 11, 2022, and Agreement No. 075-15-2022-1185 as of September 28, 2022, on providing grants from the federal budget in the form of subsidies in accordance with Item 4 of Article 78.1 of the Budget Code of the Russian Federation.

For citation

Averin A.P. & Kharchenko A.V. Justification for criterias of assessing the results of drilling and explosive operations in part of ecological efficiency. Ugol’, 2023, (12), pp. 112-116. (In Russ.). DOI: 10.18796/0041-5790-2023-12-112-116.

Paper info

Received October 17, 2023

Reviewed November 10, 2023

Accepted November 27, 2023


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