regulatory framework

CERTIFICATES, PATENTS
& COMPLIANCE

UN Classification

Our cartridges are classified as:

  • UN 1.4S 0432, Articles Pyrotechnic for Technical purposes, and
  • UN 1.4S 0323 Cartridge, Power Device
Regulatory Bodies
  • SAPS (CIE) : ZA-X Certificate;
  • BAM : CE Certification;
  • US Dot - EX Certificate;
  • NRCan (delete in Canada) - Authorisation and Explosives Certificate;
  • HSE : Explosives Certificate;
  • TEN - E Packaging : Dangerous Goods Packing Certificates
Draft Regulations of the Explosives Act
  • Compositions and ignition
  • Storage of RBC's
  • Conditions of use of RBC's for blasting
  • Training and competency certification of RBC's blasters
  • Registration of RBC's blasters
  • Issuing of RBC's blasting permits
  • Issuing of transport permits
  • Method of transport
  • Special provisions
Occupational Health and Safety Act: Explosives Regulations
  • Classification of explosives for manufacturing;
  • Licensing of explosives workplaces;
  • Non-detonable and non-sensitised explosives;
  • Danger area;
  • Danger buildings;
  • Safeguarding of explosives workplace;
  • Design, construction and manufacture;
  • Importation of explosives;
  • Safety distances;
  • Supervision of explosives workplace;
  • Safe handling of explosives;
  • Emergencies;
  • Incidents;
  • Closure of explosives workplaces;
  • National Explosives Council;
  • Approved inspection authorities;
  • Standards of training

WE PRIDE OURSELVES IN THE FOLLOWING:

Nxco has developed and lodged a number of cartridge patents and designs, the most commercial of which is the Nonex rock breaking cartridge. Several of Nxco’s patents have been registered internationally, providing intellectual property protection for Nxco’s products in all of its major markets.

More recently, Nxco has registered the Nonex and Nxburst trademarks in all of the company's major markets.

Full compliance with all relevant regulatory bodies

Excellent technical support & customer service

Fully certified training courses for users of our rock breaking cartridges

Our brands are synonymous with sensitive rock breaking, innovative design and reliability throughout the world

Being a one stop supplier of rock breaking solutions

Nxco's distribution network spans the globe. Since the formation of Nxco Mining Technologies (Pty) Ltd almost two decades ago, the company has developed into a leading manufacturer of innovative propellant based, sensitive rock and concrete breaking technologies. 

CONTACT US

Building P5200, NECSA Industrial Estate, Pelindaba, Broederstroom
info@nxco.co.za

Johan A Groenewald

Managing Director
+27 (0) 10-442-1773 
+27 (0) 79-496-9228
johan.g@nxco.co.za
Skype. johanadolfgroenewald

Gert Barnard

Operations and Training Director
+27 (0) 10-442-1774
+27 (0) 83-636-8373
gert@nxco.co.za
Skype. gertbarnard07

Nxco's distribution network spans the globe. Since the formation of Nxco Mining Technologies (Pty) Ltd almost two decades ago, the company has developed into a leading manufacturer of innovative propellant based, rock and concrete-breaking technologies. 

CONTACT US

Building P5200, NECSA Industrial Estate, Pelindaba, Broederstroom
info@nxco.co.za

Johan A Groenewald

Managing Director
+27 (0) 10-442-1773
+27 (0) 79-496-9228
johan.g@nxco.co.za
Skype. johanadolfgroenewald

Gert Barnard

Operations Director
+27 (0) 10-442-1774
+27 (0) 83-636-8373
gert@nxco.co.za
Skype. gertbarnard07