Egyptian Begin Turquoise Mining

Egyptians began turquoise mining operations of the Sinai peninsula before 3400 BCE. Continue reading

Bickford Invents the Safety Fuse

Englishman, William Bickford invented the safety fuse in 1831. Continue reading

Alfred Nobel

Alfred Bernhard Nobel (/noʊˈbɛl/; Swedish: [ˈalfrɛd nʊˈbɛlː] (About this soundlisten); 21 October 1833 – 10 December 1896) was a Swedish chemist, engineer, inventor, businessman, and philanthropist. Continue reading

Alfred Nobel Provides Dynamite Demonstration

Alfred Nobel demonstrated detonating a stable amount of nitroglycerin-based explosive to test Continue reading

Alfred Nobel Invents Blasting Caps

Alfred Nobel, Swedish chemist invented blasting caps in 1865 Continue reading