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Tag: explosives

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Watch: Burke celebrates family, coworkers during induction

May 9, 2022By

Check out a video of EJ Burke delivering his induction speech at the 2022 Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

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EJ Burke, who entered the Hall of Fame as a member of the 2021 class, began his industry career 54 years ago when he took a job with DuPont. Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

Burke reflects on family, career at Hall of Fame

April 26, 2022By

Find out what EJ Burke shared during his induction remarks last month as he was enshrined in the Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame.

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RAM Inc. to hold blasting, explosives training course

March 9, 2022By

The Blasting & Explosives Safety Training course is developed specifically for explosives engineers, drillers, field crews, safety personnel, D&B engineers and others working with explosives.

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Orica debuts explosives system at MINExpo

September 13, 2021By

Orica says its new 4D bulk explosive technology enables the real-time tailoring of explosives energy to geology across a blast.

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P&Q Profile: Precision Blasting Services’ Anthony Konya

March 31, 2021By

Precision Blasting Services vice president Anthony Konya visits with P&Q to talk blasting trends, technology and more.

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Burke, Stedman selected for Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame

March 30, 2021By

EJ Burke and Nathan Stedman are joining the ranks of the Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame. Learn more about these two men who make up the Hall’s 2021 class.

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A front impression of a commercially ready Avatel unit in an underground mine. Photo: Epiroc

Orica, Epiroc unveil prototype system for underground automation

November 23, 2020By

Epiroc and Orica developed a prototype of what they’re calling the world’s first semi-automated explosives delivery system.

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Blasting: The story of breaking rock

September 11, 2020By

The final chapter in P&Q’s special series offers a history of blast design and what’s ahead to optimize quarry blasting.

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