Ulster Industrial Explosives Ltd was founded in 1973 to better serve the needs of customers in Northern Ireland, with its main facility in Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim opening in 1988. U.I.E has been to the fore in providing customers with the very latest in explosive and blast technology. U.I.E. supply a range of industrial explosives to meet the specific requirements of its individual customers. Emulsion explosives, the latest in explosives technology,are manufactured at the customers site upon demand to provide the most efficient solution to blasting operations. As an alternative, a range of cartridged explosives delivers consistent results when blasting in difficult or confined areas. ANFO provides a cost effective solution under ideal circumstances.
To further enhance the service, professionally qualified Explosives Engineers provide the technical support to ensure that the products are used safely and efficiently to obtain rock fragmentation required by the customer. This is achieved by optimum use of technology for planning and executing each shot.
To ensure that customers requirements are consistently met, the company operates an integrated management system which focuses on quality, health & safety and environmental aspects of the business. Quality standards in manufacture, delivery and service are maintained and enhanced within an independently assessed quality management system accredited to the international quality standard, ISO 9001.
Health & safety is crucial to the success of the business and therefore it is highly evident throughout all activities undertaken. To provide our customers with the necessary confidence that safety is at the top of our agenda, the management system is assessed by the British Standards Institute against The Occupational Health and Safety Standard – OHSAS 45001