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IME senior director receives ISEE President’s Award

January 26, 2024By

Joshua Hoffman, senior director of scientific and regulatory affairs for the Institute of Makers of Explosives (IME), received the award from the International Society of Explosives Engineers (ISEE).

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Photo: P&Q Staff

Quarry Faces: Early 2023

May 17, 2023By

Check out a gallery of photos from P&Q‘s first-quarter travels, including ISEE‘s annual conference, Demolition Phoenix and the annual GCAA Management Workshop & Expo.

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Komatsu, Montabert and Tramac had a joint booth at the International Society of Explosive Engineers' Annual Conference on Explosive & Blasting Technique. Photo: P&Q Staff

ISEE conference a blast for participants

February 8, 2023By

More than 1,500 attendees were on hand at the International Society of Explosives Engineers’ (ISEE) annual conference.

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Annual conference nearing for drillers, blasters

January 31, 2023By

Get the details on the multi-day event taking place at the Grant Hyatt in San Antonio.

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Conference coming soon for drillers, blasters

December 13, 2022By

Find out what’s ahead at the ISEE Annual Conference on Explosives & Blasting Technique.

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Longtime blasting educator Konya dies

December 1, 2021By

Calvin Konya, 78, was considered a pioneer in his field, sharing his vast blasting knowledge around the world over a long and illustrious career.

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Richard Ash presented key ratios 56 years ago that could be applied throughout surface blasting conditions to give comparisons between multiple types of operations. Photo: iStock.com/Xesai

ISEE explosives and blasting conference canceled

July 27, 2020By

The annual International Society of Explosives Engineers (ISEE) event, which was scheduled for February 2020, will no longer take place due to the pandemic.

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John Capers, right, served on the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) 495 and 498 Committee on Explosives and as a technical advisor and reviewer for many publications and programs. Photo courtesy of Austin Powder

Austin Powder’s Capers honored for blasting expertise

April 22, 2019By

Technical manager John Capers was presented a special award at this year’s Ohio Drilling & Blasting Conference.

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The exhibit hall showcased the latest products and technology from more than 180 organizations in the explosives and related industries. Photo courtesy of ISEE

Slideshow: ISEE conference draws record attendance

February 22, 2019By

More than 1,800 people gathered in Nashville, Tennessee, for the 45th Annual Conference on Explosives & Blasting Technique.

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