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  • U.S. explosives production drops.
     // Engineering & Mining Journal (00958948); Feb95, Vol. 196 Issue 2, p16II 

    Reports on the decline of production of industrial explosives and blasting agents in the United States in 1993. Decrease in sales of ammonium nitrate-based explosives; Effect on coal mining.

  • Taggants become an issue.
    Hobbs, Erika // Coal Age; Dec96, Vol. 101 Issue 12, p55 

    Reports on a proposal to use additives such as taggants to explosives that would enable investigators to trace the source of a bomb to the manufacturer. Legal consequences from ability to trace bomb contents to the producer and merchant; Objection to proposal from the mining industry, the...

  • Producers face a blast of litigation.
    Fattah, Hassan // Chemical Week; 9/11/1996, Vol. 158 Issue 34, p62 

    Reports on the impact of lawsuits and investigations into explosives price fixing on the explosives industry in the United States. Number of producers and distributors in the industry; Uncertainty in the prospects for growth; Companies facing lawsuits.

  • Minimizing surface delay cut-offs.
    Schultz, Dennis J. // Pit & Quarry; Jun95, Vol. 87 Issue 12, p40 

    Discusses surface delay cut-offs in non-electric systems used by the commercial explosives industry. Effect of different surface delay patterns; Reduction of possible consequences of surface cut-off.

  • The explosives industry and the Indian scenario.
    Rajagopalan, K.S.; Balasubramanian, N. // Chemical Business; Nov95, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p7 

    Reports on the manufacture of explosives in India. Industrial explosives; Types of explosives manufactured in India; Decentralization of the explosives industry; Export of explosives.

  • Authorities may block Sasol's explosive ambitions.
    Young, Ian // Chemical Week; 7/29/98, Vol. 160 Issue 28, p17 

    Focuses on the plan of Sasol company to become the world's biggest explosives company within six years with its proposed takeover bid of AECI. Possible impact of the acquisition; Proposal from Sasol, AECI and Anglo American Industrial if the competition board has not made its decision by the...

  • Check out this truly explosive site.
    Cota, Jim // Indianapolis Business Journal; 11/25/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 37, p54 

    Features the Web site Implosionworld.com. Intention of the site to provide news and information on the explosive demolition industry; Forum provided for recreational implosion fans; Section showcasing video images of significant projects on computers.

  • AECI considers separating explosives.
    Cota, Jim // Chemical Week; 4/1/98, Vol. 160 Issue 12, p8 

    Reports that African Explosives and Chemical Industries (AECI) is considering to separate its explosives operation. Business focus on Africa; AECI's performance in 1997; 1997 sales growth of AECI.

  • Use of industrial explosives increases.
    Cota, Jim // Engineering & Mining Journal (00958948); Aug94, Vol. 195 Issue 8, p16 

    Provides statistics on United States' consumption of domestic and imported industrial explosives. Changes in sales of ammonium nitrate-based explosives, and high explosives; Percentage composition of explosive consumption in different mining and engineering industries.

  • What You Don't Know...
    Cota, Jim // Progressive; Jun87, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p10 

    Reveals the types of persons employed by an explosives plant in Cabo, Brazil.

  • THE BUMPS IN THE NIGHT.
    Aldous, Tony // History Today; Dec86, Vol. 36 Issue 12, p4 

    Focuses on the 1916 explosive industry accident at the town of Faversham in Great Britain. Description of the accident according to the Ministry of Munitions; Actions taken by explosive manufacturers to raise war production; Reminders of Faversham's explosives industry.

  • Explosives.
    Aldous, Tony // Northern Ontario Business; Jan94, Vol. 14 Issue 3, Directory '94 p30 

    Presents a directory of explosives manufacturers and dealers in Northern Ontario. Name; Products; Contact information.

  • EXCHEM.
    Aldous, Tony // Coal International; May/Jun2001, Vol. 249 Issue 3, p134 

    Reports on the participation of the company Exchem at the Hillhead 2001 trade show. Significant features of the company's stand; Products to be introduced by the company; Details on the launching of an all-terrain delivery vehicle.

  • Explosives industry professionals gather.
    Aldous, Tony // Pit & Quarry; Apr99, Vol. 91 Issue 10, p7 

    Reports on the 25th Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique and Exhibition held in Nashville, Tennessee, in February 1999. Participants at the event; Awards presented to significant contributors to the blasting industry.

  • Master blasters.
    COWAN, LIZ // Northern Ontario Business; Aug2013, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p9 

    The article presents a corporate profile for Nordex Explosives Ltd., manufacturer of explosives for mining, quarry, and construction industries in Kirkland Lake, Ontario.

  • ICI backs out of chemicals, boosts explosives in South Africa.
    Jackson, Debbie // Chemical Week; 10/20/93, Vol. 153 Issue 14, p22 

    Reports on ICI's reduction of stake in AECI Ltd. Restructuring of South African operations; Acquisition of AECI Explosives; Declining interest in other areas of AECI's business.

  • U.S. explosives demand increases.
    Jackson, Debbie // Pit & Quarry; Jun99, Vol. 91 Issue 12, p16 

    Reports that the demand for explosives and pyrotechnics in the United States is expected to increase annually up to year 2002. Reasons for the forecasted increase in demand; Industry sector where demand for explosives will likely increase; Why the explosives demand in the coal mining sector will...

  • Deslagging boilers with explosives call for experts.
    Jackson, Debbie // Power; Mar96, Vol. 140 Issue 3, p62 

    Presents information on N B Harty General Contractors Incorporation an explosive expert company. Slagging of plants' boilers.

  • ICI sells explosives business to Orica.
    Young, Ian // Chemical Week; 1/7/1998, Vol. 160 Issue 1, p21 

    States that ICI will sell its explosives business in America and Europe to its former subsidiary, ICI Australia. Composition of the sale; What the deal means to ICI Australia.

  • Explosives producers face lawsuits.
    Fattah, Hassan // Chemical Week; 6/26/1996, Vol. 158 Issue 25, p18 

    Reports on an antitrust lawsuit against explosives makers in the United States brought by several explosives users who allege that producers conspired to fix prices. Mining and electric power companies' allegations that producers violated the Sherman Antitrust Act; Companies that have pleaded...

  • Open Burn Eliminates TNT from Former Ammo Plant.
    Strzelecki, Diane // Pollution Engineering; Sep2000, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p59 

    Focuses on the use of an open-burn process by the United States Army Operations Support Command to clean up is explosives manufacturing area in Will County, Illinois. Range of temperature used by the Army to burn the site; Removal of hazardous materials used in manufacturing the explosives.

  • Army Accepts EDS Delivery.
    Strzelecki, Diane // Soldiers; Oct99, Vol. 54 Issue 10, p12 

    Reports on the Explosive Destruction System (EDS), a transportable system that safely detonates chemical munitions and neutralizes chemical agents inside a sealed steel chamber. List of munitions handled by the EDS; How the system works; Results of the test series conducted in New Mexico and...

  • Safety board reports on Sierra blast.
    Foster, Andrea // Chemical Week; 8/5/1998, Vol. 160 Issue 29, p12 

    Reports on the reevaluation that should be implemented by explosives manufacturers in their safety programs in light of an explosion at a Sierra company plant in January 1998. Possible cause of the explosion; Fault of Sierra plant in the incident.

  • Nordex in growth mode.
    Foster, Andrea // Northern Ontario Business; Apr2014, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p25 

    The article reports on the growth of explosives manufacturer Nordex Explosives Ltd. of Kirkland Lake, Ontario in which development includes the completion of its three projects, business arrangement with Johnex Explosives of Australia, and completion of its employees' training.

  • Orica Links Up With ICI'S Explosives.
    Young, Ian // Chemical Week; 6/16/1999, Vol. 161 Issue 23, p20 

    Reports on the stake in ICI India's explosives business that Orica of Melbourne plans to buy. Value of the sales which ended March 31, 1999; Benefit of the acquisition to Orica.

  • Dyno Nobel.
    Young, Ian // Pit & Quarry; Dec2007, Vol. 100 Issue 6, p46 

    The article presents a corporate profile for Dyno Nobel Inc. based in Salt Lake City, Utah. The company is known as the global leader in the commercial and explosives industry across the country. Its roots can be traced back to William Bickford's invention of Safety Fuse in 1831 and Alfred...

  • Orica's big bang.
    Ries, Ivor // Bulletin with Newsweek; 7/31/2001, Vol. 119 Issue 6285, p50 

    Reports on the failure of the global explosive manufacturer Orica Ltd. Factors that contributed to the company's demise; Impact of the company's failure on chief executive officer Phil Weickhardt's career; Amount invested by Weickhardt to several merger deals.

  • Explosives provide the bang for Dyno Nobel.
    West, Andrew // Money (14446219); Aug2007, Issue 93, p90 

    The article presents an update on the stock performance of industrial explosives supplier Dyno Nobel in the Australian Stock Exchange. Since listing in April 2006 the company has struggled to trade above the $2.37 issue price. Year-profit to December 31, 2007 beat its own prospectus forecast by...

  • NOTES AND MEMORANDA: THE DISSOLUTION OF THE POWDER TRUST.
    Stevens, William S. // Quarterly Journal of Economics; Nov12, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p202 

    Reports on the 1900s Delaware court case involving the Powder Trust. Court order for the dissolution of E.I. du Pont Nemours & Co., Hazard Powder Co., Delaware Securities Co., Delaware Investment Co., Eastern Dynamite Co., California Investment Co. and Judson Dynamite and Powder Co.;...

  • Orica Plans Restructuring of Explosive Business.
    Forster, Christine; Young, Ian // Chemical Week; 8/13/2003, Vol. 165 Issue 28, p13 

    Reports on the plan of Orica in Melbourne, Victoria to restructure its explosives business as of August 2003. Number of jobs to be eliminated by the company in Australia, Canada and Germany; Projected increase in the company's profits for the year ending September 30, 2003; Plan of Orica to...

  • Explosives blasts kill 11.
    Forster, Christine; Young, Ian // Chemical Week; 8/31/1994, Vol. 155 Issue 8, p6 

    Reports death of employees in explosions at the explosives factory of Dyno Westfarmers Limited (DWL) in Papua New Guinea. Casualties; Unknown cause of blasts.

  • ICI India not to spin off.
    Desai, Suresh Thakur // Chemical Business; Jan1998, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p58 

    Reports on ICI India Ltd.'s decision not to spin off, contrary to the decision of parent ICI PLC to withdraw its presence in the explosives industry.

  • AECI boosts business in Zambia, Ghana.
    Young, Ian // Chemical Week; 6/11/1997, Vol. 159 Issue 23, p17 

    Reports on AECI Explosives company's acquisition of Zambian explosive maker Kafironda company. Terms on the acquisition deal; How AECI Explosives can benefit from the acquisition.

  • ICI selling stake in AECI Explosives.
    Milmo, Sean // Chemical Market Reporter; 12/15/97, Vol. 252 Issue 24, p7 

    Reports on ICI PLC's agreement to sell its 51 percent stake in AECI Explosives Ltd. to AECI Ltd. as part of withdrawal from the explosives market.

  • Black-Market Boom.
    Beith, Malcolm // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition); 2/25/2002 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 139 Issue 8, p5 

    Reports on concerns that the terrorist group Al Qaeda is acquiring Semtex, a virtually undetectable explosive, from the Czech Republic. Its exclusive production at the Czech factory Explosia; How several batches of Semtex have disappeared since the Czech government took control of Explosia as a...

  • Black-Market Boom.
    Beith, Malcolm // Newsweek (Pacific Edition); 2/25/2002 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 139 Issue 8, p5 

    Reports on concerns that the terrorist group Al Qaeda is acquiring Semtex, a virtually undetectable explosive, from the Czech Republic. Its exclusive production at the Czech factory Explosia; How several batches of Semtex have disappeared since the Czech government took control of Explosia as a...

  • Market Overview.
    Beith, Malcolm // India Defence & Security Report; Q4 2008, p30 

    The article offers information on the defence industries in India. The country possesses one of the largest and most sophisticated defence industries in the developing world. After independence, the border clash with China in 1962 persuaded the Indian government to push for self-reliance within...

  • Market Overview.
    Beith, Malcolm // Romania Defence & Security Report; Q1 2009, p25 

    The article presents an overview of the business situation in Romania. The Romanian defence industry is susceptible of producing artillery, avionic equipment, helicopters, small calibre arms, communication systems, electro-optics and explosives. Given the reconstituting programme, Romanian arms...

  • At Mid-Term, Global Defense Industry Continues To Shrink, Study Says.
    Biesecker, Calvin // Defense Daily; 10/2/2012, Vol. 256 Issue 3, p8 

    The article reports that according to a study by Deloitte, Halfway through 2012, the global defense industry is reporting fewer revenues than it did a year ago. Defense revenues in the first half of 2012 fell a percent to 127.5 billion dollars from a year ago, with the top European-based firms...

  • ETI Commercial Explosives Brochure and Selection Guide.
    Biesecker, Calvin // Mining Engineering; Nov2005, Vol. 57 Issue 11, p22 

    The article presents information on a commercial explosives brochure and selection guide from Explosives Technologies International in Ontario, Canada. The brochure offers information on the company's line of products and services and a complete list of its North American divisional offices and...

  • CALENDAR OF EVENTS.
    Biesecker, Calvin // Rock Products; Jan2005, Vol. 108 Issue 1, p23 

    Presents a calendar of events related to the construction and mineral industries in the U.S. as of January 2005. Conference to be held by the International Society of Explosives Engineers on explosives and blasting technique; Work Truck Show organized by the National Truck Equipment...

  • New Orleans will host ISEE conference.
    Fuerstenau, Douglas // Mining Engineering; Jan2004, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p67 

    Reports that the International Society of Explosives Engineers will hold its 30th annual conference on Explosives and Blasting Techniques in New Orleans, Louisiana on February 1-4, 2004. Activities included in the event; Number of technical papers and presentations to be featured at the...

  • Orica Buys Dynamit's Explosives.
    Hume, Claudia // Chemical Week; 9/13/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 34, p20 

    Reports that Orica has signed a letter of intent to acquire Dynamit Nobel's industrial explosives business. Cost of the proposed acquisition; Sales of the explosives business per year; Impact of the acquisition on Orica's market share in Europe; Efforts of Orica to expand its explosives business.

  • Skupina KIK Kamnik d.d. - in bankruptcy proceedings.
    Hume, Claudia // SeeNews Research & Profiles (Company Profiles); 2012, p5934 

    A profile of Skupina KIK Kamnik d.d., a company in bankruptcy proceedings, also known as Skupina KIK Kamnik JSC, Skupina KIK Kemijska Industrija Kamnik d.d. - v stecaju, and KIK-Kemijska Industrija Kamnik d.d. - stecaju, is presented. Skupina is an explosives manufacturer based in Slovenia and...

  • Letting go of cluster bombs.
    Hume, Claudia // New Scientist; 6/7/2008, Vol. 198 Issue 2659, p25 

    The article reports that U.S. defense industries are claiming to have developed remedies for the problems in cluster bombs that caused 109 nations, except the U.S., Russia and China, to sign a treaty that bans the use of such weapons. The problem is that some of the bomblets from a cluster bomb...

  • Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd. SWOT Analysis.
    Hume, Claudia // Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd. SWOT Analysis; Nov2005, p1 

    The article presents information on Nippon Kayaku Co. Ltd., a company engaged in various businesses such as pharmaceuticals, chemicals, inflators, explosives, and catalysts. Information on the financial performance of the company is presented. It identifies the strengths and weaknesses of the...

  • Company Overview.
    Hume, Claudia // Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd. SWOT Analysis; Nov2005, p4 

    This chapter presents an overview of Nippon Kayaku Co. Ltd., a company engaged in various businesses such as pharmaceuticals, chemicals, inflators, explosives, and catalysts. The location of the company's headquarters is mentioned. Information on the financial performance of the company is...

  • Key Facts.
    Hume, Claudia // Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd. SWOT Analysis; Nov2005, p4 

    This chapter presents key facts about Nippon Kayaku Co. Ltd., a company engaged in various businesses such as pharmaceuticals, chemicals, inflators, explosives, and catalysts. Information including the company's head office address, contact numbers, Web site address, and number of employees are...

  • SWOT Analysis.
    Hume, Claudia // Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd. SWOT Analysis; Nov2005, p5 

    This chapter presents information on the strengths and weaknesses of Nippon Kayaku Co. Ltd., as well as the opportunities and threats it faces. It discusses the strength of the company's inorganic growth and its line-up of cancer-related products. It also discusses the decline in the company's...

  • Macquarie Bank Confirms IPO for Dyno Nobel.
    Young, Ian // Chemical Week; 2/1/2006, Vol. 168 Issue 4, p20 

    The article reports on the aim of a consortium of institutional investors led by Macquarie Bank of Sydney, New South Wales to raise hundreds of millions of dollars from a previously announced initial public offering of shares in explosives producer Dyno Nobel, according to Australian press...

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