Canadian Mining Journal


Nordex Explosives Ltd.


  • Feature

    Blasting technology goes high tech

    September 1, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Blasting is synonymous with mining like gold is to wealth, and few companies know more about what it takes to safely execute an effective blast than Nordex Explosives Ltd. of Kirkland Lake, Ontario. Located in the heart of one of

  • News

    EXPLOSIVES: Nordex offers product and blast optimization reports

    October 21, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    KIRKLAND LAKE, Ontario – Nordex Explosives has begun a new program to help clients wishing to identify potential costs savings. Results will be measured through efficiency reports prepared under the Nordex brand. The program is offered to…

  • News

    AWARD: Nordex’s Jim Taylor named top entrepreneur

    September 17, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    KIRKLAND LAKE, Ontario – Nordex Explosives reports that Jim Taylor, its CEO and president, has received the 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year Award. The award was presented by the Kirkland & District Community Development Corporation from…

  • News

    EXPLOSIVES: Nordex blasts into western Canada

    August 13, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    KIRKLAND LAKE, Ontario – Nordex Explosives has signed an agreement in principle with the Pacific Group of Companies for a joint venture that will introduce Nordex products and services to western Canada. Based in British Columbia, PCG has…

  • News

    LOADER: Nordex rebrands underground systems as the Scorpion

    April 15, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    KIRKLAND LAKE, Ontario – Nordex Explosives has completed extensive development and positive field testing of the Scorpion underground loader systems, a robotic arm bulk emulsion explosives loader. The Scorpion is a proprietary system…

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    EXPLOSIVES: Nordex to expand three projects

    March 10, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    KIRKLAND LAKE, Ontario – Nordex Explosives has begun three projects designed to expand the corporation’s footprint in the explosives business. These three new projects focused on the custom design and building of specialty bulk trucks;…

  • News

    BLASTING: Nordex wins first order for Johnex “Buttbuster”

    December 3, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Nordex Explosives of Kirkland Lake, ON, has received the first firm purchase orders totalling $750,000 for the new Johnex “Buttbuster” product. Delivery is slated for Q1 2014.

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    PARTNERS: Nordex Explosives, Wahgoshig enter working relationship

    March 12, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    KIRKLAND LAKE, Ontario – Nordex Explosives is pleased to announce a memorandum of understanding agreement has been reached with Wahgoshig LP through its general partner Wahgoshig Resources pursuant to which the parties have agreed to…

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    EXPLOSIVES: Nordex expands distribution

    October 11, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Nordex Explosive, a familiar name to the mining industry that has its headquarters in Kirkland Lake, ON, is expanding its distribution network. The first new facility is to be located 25 km from Huntsville, ON. The Muskoka site…