AUSTIN POWDER SINCE 1833, A COMMITMENT TO BE THE BEST.
Our Mission Is Safety
Our commitment to safety has evolved to include our technical and blasting services in the field, in addition to the requirements at our manufacturing and storage facilities. Our corporate goal is to be recognized as the safest explosives manufacturer, supplier and blasting company in the world.
“Our Safety Mission is for each and every employee to go home safe to be with their family and friends…every day. “
Moving rail cars in a busy rail yard can be tricky, time-consuming and pose safety challenges. In industry, it’s not uncommon to see companies attempting to handle railcars with non-purpose built equipment. Not only can that lead to inefficiencies, it can pose significant safety threats where line of sight and maneuverability are so limited. Austin… View Article
Tom is a second generation Austin employee with more than 23 years of experience. His team services the quarry, mining and construction industries in West Virginia, Southeast Ohio, Western Virginia & Eastern Kentucky.
Written by contributing editor of Aggregates Manager Magazine, Mary Foster. The issue of flyrock in aggregates blasting is diminishing. “Our practices, the products we use, and our understanding of the process are all getting better,” notes Frank Sames, corporate manager of blaster development for Austin Powder Co. “At the same time, though rarely, flyrock still… View Article