Six IME Member Companies Earn the Respected Tricia Appleton Award for Safety

10/22/2019

Washington, DC – The prestigious Tricia Appleton Award is given each year by IME’s Safety and Health Committee to the member company with the best overall safety record for the previous ye...

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IME Welcomes New VP of Government Affairs

10/21/2019

On October 15th, Michael Kennedy joined the IME team as Vice President of Government Affairs.  Michael brings to our Institute experience in legislative and regulatory processes, security, and th...

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IMESAFR Training opportunities Expanded

10/03/2019

IME and APT Research are pleased to announce new IMESAFR v2.1 training opportunities, including two international venues.  Training will be held November 12-14, 2019 in Ottawa, Canada; December 1...

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IME MEMBER TESTIFIES BEFORE SENATE PANEL TO RID CFATS OF DUPLICATIVE REGULATION

06/12/2019

Washington, D.C. – Tim O’Brien, President of Detotec North America and past Board Chairman for the Institute of Makers of Explosives (IME), at the request of the Senate Homeland Security a...

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IME Publishes Updated Handbook for T&D of Explosive Materials

05/29/2019

The Institute of Makers of Explosives (IME) has published a revision of Safety Library Publication (SLP) 14, Handbook for the Transportation and Distribution of Explosive Materials. Since its founding...

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