Questions of ensuring seismic safety of the heapsteds, when explosive works are conducting on underground mines at early development stages of a mineral deposit, are considered. Influence of the surface seismic waves propagating on mine workings as a result of seismic action of explosion is analyzed. The possible reasons of catastrophic consequences as a result of weak seismic influences are discussed. The new criterion of an assessment of seismic safety of the protected objects is offered. This criterion corresponds to achievement of level of a response of system soil – a land construction to the level of seismic impact of explosive works.


Seismic safety, heapsted, seismic waves, particle velocity, blasting vibration, scaled distance, blasting.

Issue number: 2
Year: 2016
UDK: 622.235. 535.2
Authors: Kholodilov A. N., Gospodarikov A. P.

About authors: Kholodilov A.N., Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Assistant Professor, e-mail:, Gospodarikov A.P., Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Vice-Rector, National Mineral Resource University «University of Mines», Scientific Center for Geomechanics and Mining Problems, 199106, Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

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