Who Can Apply For Membership

A variety of different types of membership are available, both for serving members of the Armed Forces and for other individuals and companies. Each category of IExpE Membership is separately listed under the Make an Application section.

The following provides a summary, which is not exhaustive, of the types of professional occupations from which members of IExpE are drawn and we encourage others working in these sectors to get in touch and find out what we can do for you.

Professionals in all categories and from all disciplines within the Explosives Industry are welcome to apply for membership, including:

  • Demolition contractors
  • Explosives manufacturers
  • Underwater specialists
  • Miners
  • Tunnellers
  • Quarrymen
  • Disposal contractors
  • Vibration specialists 
  • Oil industry contractors
  • Special effects technicians (pyro technicians)
  • Firework display operators
  • Police Explosives Liaison Officers 
  • Legislators 
  • Members of the Armed Services
  • Explosive Ordnance Disposal
  • Defence

At IExpE everyone can find a common voice to express concerns and ideas and to understand better the requirements and challenges of those explosives engineering disciplines that are less familiar to them.