Blasting is an essential part of the mining cycle. Kemcore carries various blasting additives and initiators for clients who formulate their own explosives leading to overall improved economics of the mine. Free flowing Ammonium Nitrate and PPAN for use in your blasting operations. Blasting account for at least 30% to 40% of the mining cost! Most mining operations, explosives supplies are always contractual, leading to high costs especially during the economic downtimes. Today most profit based mining companies realize that to produce economically they must control production costs. Are you guilty of contractor reliance?