Industrial Explosives

Industrial Explosives are high hazard blasting explosives primarily used in the mining, quarrying and construction industry.

Acquisition

An explosives licence is required to acquire, store and sell industrial explosives unless otherwise exempted by the Explosives Act and regulations. Any person handling explosives must be at least 18 years of age or older.

Storage for Use

Explosives Licence

An explosives licence is required to acquire and store industrial explosives for use unless otherwise exempted by the Explosives Act and regulations.

Industrial Explosives and Initiation Systems must be stored separately.

Storage for Sale

Explosives Licence

An explosives licence is required to acquire and store industrial explosives for sale unless otherwise exempted by the Explosives Act and regulations.

Industrial Explosives and Initiation Systems must be stored separately.