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We will be holding our next Full Conduct Shotfiring course 21st May – 25th May in Caboolture.  

This one is 4 days in the classroom and 1 day in the field.  The field practical will be held at a quarry where you will participate in loading an actual shot.

Please email with your interest as soon as possible. or 


We will be holding our March Shotfirer course the week of the 26th of March.  This will be a four day course with Easter Good Friday at the end of the week.  There will be two trainers and the quality and quantity of the course will be covered in these 4 days.

Just a reminder that we are holding a Full Conduct Shotfiring course which will include 2 days for Support Shotfiring if this is all you require. The course will be held from the 15th of January for the first two days for all attendees and then the last three will be for those wanting to do the Full Conduct Shotfiring. Please let us know asap. We appreciate that it is not long after Christmas but be the first cabs off the rank when hopefully all the companies start advertising for staff in the New Year.


Just putting it out there that we will be holding a full course 6th to 10th November in Caboolture. Just north of Brisbane.
Join in and get into the mining industry.

Mining labour hire group One Key Resources could place 500 miners in jobs tomorrow due to the surging demand for qualified mining personnel, according to its’ managing director Grant Wechsel.

Talk to Blastcon about upskilling to Blasting.


At Blastcon we believe that quality training is imperative to the Explosives Industry.



To: Glenn Hames

Subject: RE: Thank You.




No need for the thanks, I never have any issue with paying for quality service and advice.


Manager Underground Production

Blastcon Pty Ltd:

Explosives Safety, Training & Security Products & Services December 19, 2014 Blastcon Pty Ltd is a company dedicated to safety and efficiency in the explosive and related industries. 01-Shotfiring-012Blastcon began in 2003 to meet the needs of mining personnel and assist them in understanding the application and implementation of the Explosives Legislation.

Blastcon became a Registered Training Organisation in December 2007 and is highly respected in providing quality, highly informative shotfirer training to Open Cut and Underground. Audits and Inspections Whether you are an SSE, Mine Manager, Supervisor, Shotfirer or an assistant, you all have a responsibility under the Explosives and Mining Acts. Glenn Hames is an ex-Inspector of Explosives with over 25 years experience in the explosives industry. Safety Management Systems and Procedures Blastcon has reviewed, developed and implemented Safety Management Systems for most major mining companies and contractors.

We keep ourselves up to date through industry forums, conferences and a close association with the Inspectorate. SSAN Security Plans Blastcon produced the first SSAN Security Plan in Australia for the BMA mines and has since implemented this plan into several other mines. We can do the same for you.

Seismic Drilling and Blasting Contractors and Open Cut Drilling and Blasting Contractors Blastcon can provide client’s with experienced Shotfiring services for Seismic Blasting and also Open Cut Loading and rock-on-ground contract services. Explosives Training – Becoming a Shotfirer in the Mining Industry In the past, the best way into a mining job was through the blast crew. Legislation has changed in most states, forced partly by safety but also by security. Now to get a position on a blast crew a person generally has to have some form of training in legislative responsibilities and safety in Handling, Transport and Storage of Explosives. Blastcon provide nationally recognised training programs to help you to achieve a position in the mining industry. Persons must be at least 18 years of age and have an acceptable Police and ASIO clearance certificate.

Blastcon provides an extensive range of training for the explosive/shotfiring and SSAN sectors.