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Explosives Safety Alert: Ammonium nitrate explodes during transport incident

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

A road train carrying forty-four 1.2 tonne bags of ammonium nitrate manufactured for explosives use was involved in a single vehicle accident. The truck, traveling at night in a remote area, left the road ending-up in a dry creek bed adjacent to a road bridge and in close proximity to a rail bridge. More……