The level of complication and considerations for this changes dramatically depending on the scope of your project, site conditions, and more.
In this particular scenario, we were able to keep our blasting to a minimum because of how close were to the desired elevation for the finished floor of this building. Excavator’s set blast mats, made from rubber tires, in place over the area. Control and safety are the key words for everything that happens during this process.
Below is a quick video taken from behind a truck to give an idea of what “modest” blasting is about.