Welcome to EFEE
EFEE is a membership organisation with the aim to educate, unify and improve working standards and the blasting and explosives industry across Europe. EFEE has representation across 56 countries and committees that directly influence EU directives, shot firing and environmental impacts. As an EFEE member you will join industry experts from throughout Europe to gain international network of professionals, share knowledge, learn best practices, improve standards and develop the field of explosives engineers.

CONSTITUTION

EFEE – Constitution
Made up of the Articles of Association and Bylaws – Combined together for working purposes

I. Name and headquarters of the organization
Article 1
An organisation under the name Europäischer Sprengverband – EFEE, European Federation of Explosives Engineers, (Fédération) Européenne des Specialistes du Minage exists within the jurisdiction of the Landespolizeidirektion Wien (Referat Vereins-, Versammlungs- und Medienrechtsangelegenheiten). It is entered under the registration number (ZVR-Zahl) 635276217.

The legal address of the headquarters of the organisation is: Liechtensteinstraße 22a/26, 1090 Wien, Austria.

By-law
The legal address of the federation is Vienna in Austria.
The address of the federation for conduct of business shall be that of the Secretariat or an address as decided by the General Meeting.

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Latest News

NEW EFEE Project Regarding Harmonization

With this project called PECCS – Pan European Competency Certificate for Shot firer/blast designers, EFEE’s (European Federation of Explosive Engineers) aim is to create a course, according to the valid European Shot firer Requirements, for a standardised assessment of technical competencies for the shot firer / blast designer profession in European Union. The Course will […]

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EFEE 11th World Conference – Date Change to: 26th – 28th September 2021

We wish to inform you that the 11th World Conference on Explosives and Blasting will now take place from the  26th – 28th September 2021. This change in dates by one week has been necessary, as the city of Maastricht hosts a famous International art exhibition, which due to COVID, has had to move from […]

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    The purpose of EFEE is to provide a European forum for professionals working in the field of explosives techniques in rock. EFEE also arranges EFEE World Conferences on Explosives and Blasting.
    So far following conferences have been held:

    1st EFEE World Conference on Explosives and Blasting, Munich, Germany, 2000.
    2nd EFEE World Conference on Explosives and Blasting, Prague, Czech Republic. 2003.
    3rd EFEE World Conference on Explosives and Blasting, Brighton, UK, 2005.
    4th EFEE World Conference on Explosives and Blasting, Vienna, Austria, 2007.
    5th EFEE World Conference on Explosives and Blasting, Budapest, Hungary, 2009.
    6th EFEE World Conference on Explosives and Blasting, Lisbon, Portugal, 2011.
    7th EFEE World Conference on Explosives and Blasting, Moscow, Russia, 2013.
    8th EFEE World Conference on Explosives and Blasting, Lyon, France, 2015.
    9th EFEE World Conference on Explosives and Blasting, Stockholm, Sweden, 2017.
    10th EFEE World Conference on Explosives and Blasting, Helsinki, Finland, 2019.
    The 11th EFEE World Conference will be held in Maastricht, Netherlands, 2021.

    In 1998, EFEE started issuing European Shotfirer Licences based on existing national licences in the member nations. The aim is to enable this category of professional engineers to apply for jobs outside their own countries without time-consuming delays in obtaining appropriate permits. EFEE is strongly involved in current discussions concerning EU working standards in this fields.