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Maxam blasting solutions opens new facility in perth

Maxam opens two manufacturing sites near Perth

MAXAM, a global technology company specializing in the design, development, manufacture and application of energetic materials, reinforces its commitment to the Australian market with the opening of...

Detonator found in wash bay

Vacuum truck sucks up detonator and GL booster

Detonators and GL Boosters were found in a wash bay at a mine site this past week. The incident occurred after a vacuum truck was used at a mine to remove explosives from two holes that had slumped...

explosives charging

Australian team launch explosives charging tool

SPONSORED: Forefront Services has recently played a significant role in the future of Australia’s mine safety and in October, the team launched their explosives charging safety products to an...

Notices Issued For Unsafe Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Top 10 dangerous goods safety issues

The Department of Mines and Petroleum has developed a summary of the top 10 non-compliances identified during safety inspections in WA in 2015-16. Dangerous Goods Officers travel across Western...

Notices Issued For Unsafe Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Proposed changes to Australian Dangerous Goods Code

The National Transport Commission (NTC) today released proposed improvements to the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail. Chief executive Paul Retter said the...

Company Fined for Unsafe Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Hunter Valley mine fined for exceeding blasting limits

The Department of Planning and Environment has fined Hunter Valley Operations Pty Ltd for exceeding approved blasting limits at its Hunter Valley Operations South coal mine. The company must ensure...

Have your say on explosives regulation future

The public comment period on explosives regulation in Australia is now open and Safe Work Australia is encouraging Australians to have their say through the Explosives Regulation in Australia:...