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Ohio Drilling & Blasting Conference a Success

The Ohio Drilling & Blasting Conference was held from March 20-21, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Columbus, Ohio. The conference was sponsored by the International Society of Explosives Engineers (ISEE), the Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association (OAIMA) and Ohio Coal Association and endorsed by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Mineral Resources Management.

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Final Rule on Ammonium Nitrate in Effect

A final rule on 27 CFR Part 555 was issued by the Department of Justice, according to the International Society of Explosives Engineers. Beginning May 31, all ammonium nitrate will be subject to the § 555.220 Table of Distances when stored within the sympathetic detonation distances of high explosives and blasting agents listed under the table at § 555.220.

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Geosonics/Vibra-Tech Offers Easy-to-Use Vibration Monitoring Solution

GeoSonics/Vibra-Tech seismographs are complete vibration and sound monitoring systems with LCD displays and heavy-duty twist-lock metal cable connections. The cases for its instrumentation are manufactured with the toughest structural resin available, and are the most water resistant seismographs on the market, according got the company. Basic compliance reporting software is included with each unit at no additional charge, and all units are proudly manufactured in the United States.

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Epiroc Works for a Healthier Future in Mining

To create a healthier working environment and meet demands for cleaner technology, Epiroc has created an entire suite of battery-powered vehicles, covering the process from bolting, face drilling, mucking and hauling.

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