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No warning before Shawnigan Lake gravel-pit blast


September 22, 2011
By Brennan Clarke | The Globe and Mail

Sept. 22, 2011 – When they set the charge, the three workers who were injured in an explosion at Mid-Island Aggregates north of Victoria on Tuesday were expecting the debris to fly high in the air and fall harmlessly to earth, as they watched from a “safe zone” about 200 metres away.

Sept. 22, 2011 – When they set the charge, the three workers who were
injured in an explosion at Mid-Island Aggregates north of Victoria on
Tuesday were expecting the debris to fly high in the air and fall
harmlessly to earth, as they watched from a “safe zone” about 200 metres
away. | READ MORE