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

10/01/2020

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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PHMSA Outreach: Requirement to Pass the UN 6(d) Expanded to 4 Additional Explosive 1.4S Entries

09/29/2020

On May 11, 2020, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) of the U.S. Department of Transportation published Final Rule HM-215O implementing provisions to harmonize its Hazar...

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New Power Tool Video Launched - Explores How Explosives Impact Our Daily Lives

07/28/2020

The Institute of Makers of Explosives (IME) and the International Society of Explosives Engineers (ISEE) jointly announce the release of Explosives: The Power Tool.  The all-new video, themed &ld...

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