The SAMSSA Hall of Fame will recognize management leaders who have developed and provided mining advancing technologies and/or products and services that have improved the efficiencies of mining globally and domestically and have built or assisted in building companies in Northern Ontario that have proven to be successful.
Congratulations to Tom Palangio who was inducted in the SAMSAA Mining Hall of Fame.
Tom C. Palangio joined the Hard Hat Hunter Board in September 2017. He is also president and owner of WipWare Incorporated Photoanalysis Systems.
“Tom’s career spans more than 40 years in the explosives industry starting with DuPont Canada Explosives Products Division in 1974, joining Explosives Technologies International in 1988, and forming Topex and WipWare in 1995. He has worked with various organizations and research groups throughout the world and has extensive experience in explosives manufacturing, application and performance testing.
Tom pioneered the use of new technology as a means of improving blasting efficiency. He has published over 86 papers and presented lectures and workshops at various conferences and universities covering such diverse topics as high-speed photography, mechanical loading techniques, seismic vibration analysis, wall control methods and fragmentation assessment.” WipWare