Fraction too much friction for Queensland shotfirers

QUEENSLAND’S Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy has issued an explosives safety alert after a spate of unintended blasts of explosives during loading and stemming.

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Eroded boosters with exposed cast mixture and only detonator tunnel

DNRME chief inspector of explosives Alex Mandl said the alert was in response to recent incidents of explosives being set off unintentionally during the stemming process after being impacted by the