EPC Nordex is one of Canada’s leading manufacturers of explosives; with a depth of experience and expertise in storage and distribution in the underground mining, construction and surface mining industries. EPC Nordex places operational safety and competency as its number one priority, providing the highest level of professionalism and customer focus.



Our Normax detonator-sensitive packaged emulsion is a high-strength, microsphere sensitized emulsion product suitable for many surface and underground applications.



Our Normite packaged emulsion is a booster-sensitive explosive widely used for quarry, mining and construction blasting applications.



Our ammonium nitrate blasting agent is a cost-effective booster sensitive explosive suitable for a variety of surface and underground applications.



Buttbuster is the perimeter control product of choice for surface and underground blasting applications is available for the North American market through EPC Nordex.



EPC Nordex has combined the durability of an underground carrier and the ability to transport bulk emulsion explosives; capable of uphole and downhole loading with accurate and reliable results.

Customer comments

We call them the blasting doctors. They’ve all got PhDs and if you met them you’d soon know they know what they’re talking about.
Quality product that has been backed by robust quality testing.
It’s second to none. If they can’t fix it then no-one else can.
A great team who are always striving to do their best ……. and we appreciate that!
Very professional – when you deal with the individuals in the business they have the competency, training, awareness and knowledge which inspires confidence.
A team I know I can rely on especially in this field of expertise.
I’d rate them very high in terms of their safety record. They go for awards quite often and they demonstrate a desire to improve in H&S.

Latest News

EPC Nordex announces management change

EPC Nordex, one of Canada’s leading manufacturers of explosives, today, May 31st, 2017, announced the parting of Chief Executive Officer, [...]

EPC Nordex Appoints New Senior Vice President

With effect from, 1 January 2017, I am pleased to announce the following organisational appointment: Senior Vice President – EPC [...]

Why EPC-Nordex?

The EPC Groupe is one of the world’s leaders in explosives manufacture, storage and distribution and in particular drilling and blasting.

For over 120 years, the EPC Groupe has enjoyed a reputation for effective solutions, technological innovation and high-quality customer service.

Today, we manufacture and supply a range of commercial explosives and tailor-made services. Our customer base includes many leading names in mining, cement, aggregates, civil engineering and defence.

Our ethos is simple.your safety2 We work in some of the most demanding fields in the world, and we understand that our customers require solutions that are not only effective but safe, secure and ethical. With EPC Nordex, you can be assured of the highest standards of professionalism and care.