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Kansas regulators delete explosives regulations

Mar 13, 2013

Kansas regulators delete explosives regulations

In what can only be categorized as a mistake of monumental proportions, a former Kansas assistant attorney general deleted all the rules and regulations covering explosives permits from the state records. To remedy this error, The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that State Fire ...

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ISEE Conference

Feb 12, 2013

ISEE Conference

Hitting the road before even the hint of a crack of dawn — on a Monday yet — is not on my list of favorite things to do, but it was the only way I could get to the ISEE (International Society of Explosives ...

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Daveytronic’s SP Digital Blasting System offers improved blast performance

Apr 12, 2012

Daveytronic’s SP Digital Blasting System offers improved blast performance

The Daveytronic SP Digital Blasting System features a secure encoded proprietary communication protocol for both firing line control and wireless data transmission. Security is reinforced with the patented RFID technology and the unique ID tracking number of each detonator. New ...

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Editorial

Oct 03, 2011

Grading Our Government By Therese Dunphy If the industry were giving government entities a grade card this fall, it would be an interestingly mixed report. Consider important issues facing our government officials and determine how you would rate them. In terms of transportation ...

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MSHA says contract miner killed, fatality No. 8

Jun 14, 2010

On May 26, 2010, a 28 year-old contract miner with 10 weeks of mining experience was fatally injured at the Denison Mines (USA) Corp.-Pandora Complex underground uranium mine, according to a report from the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). The ...

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MSHA issues blasting alert on Orica Uni tronic 500 electronic detonator

May 10, 2010

This blasting hazard alert pertains to Orica Unitronic 500electronic detonators date coded before Nov. 15, 2009. Orica has issued a recall of these detonators. The Orica recall notice is included as part of this blasting alert. Since 2006, there have been six ...

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