Proposed Rulemaking Seeks to Remove Duplicatively Regulated Explosives from CFATS

01/06/2021

Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) took an important step toward regulatory rightsizing by publishing an Advanced Notice of Propos...

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IME-MSHA Alliance Issues Electronic Detonators Safety Alert

12/09/2020

As part of the IME-MSHA Safety Alliance, IME produced a Safety Alert to educate miners about the differences between electronic detonators and electric detonators.  The Safety Alert is posted on ...

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IME Staff Interviewed on the Academy Blasting Podcast

12/07/2020

IME Director of Technical Services, Dr. Joshua Hoffman, was interviewed by Dr. Anthony Konya for the Academy Blasting Podcast.  The discussion addressed a range of topics relevant to the commerci...

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Electronic Detonator FAQ for Regulators

11/03/2020

In an effort to aid the regulatory community, IME has published “Electronic Blasting Initiation Systems (EBIS) Frequently Asked Questions for Regulators.” This FAQ  articulates the di...

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IME Releases Guidance for Safe Transportation of Ammonium Nitrate

11/02/2020

As part of IME’s ongoing effort to protect the public, motor vehicle operators, the emergency response community, and the commercial explosives businesses, IME has published “IME Guideline...

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