Blasting update: Friday, May 14, 2021
Lafarge will be blasting in the Exshaw quarry on Friday, May 14, 2021. The blast will take place at approximately 2:30 p.m. The last will occur on the ridgeline and there is there is an increased chance community members may see or feel this blast. If you would like to receive email updates on blasting operations, please contact email@example.com.
Back Mountain Project blasting
With work underway on the Back Mountain Project, community members can expect an increase in blasting during the day. These smaller blasts could occur multiple times throughout the day. To minimize disruption and to differentiate from regular production blasts, the project will utilize three blows from an air horn as a signal instead of a siren. The air horn will be quieter. The siren will still be used for regular production-related blasts.
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