The incident of Ammonium Nitrate explosion in Beirut on August 4, 2020, became a wake-up call to Ammonium Nitrate stakeholders for mining and construction regarding the deadly risks associated with explosives management. This is a very expensive a lesson learned for all parties involved in the storage of explosives.
This is a paper demonstrating the use of a fixed wire and trolley system to deliver 2 or 5 lb cast primers (with 2 meter cap/fuse assemblies) deep into avalanche terrain. This avalanche terrain is mitigated using explosives prior to being opened to guests.