Prequalified PennDOT Drilling and Blasting Subcontractor

"Rock Work Inc. did everything necessary to meet difficult schedules while being very precise with their work so as to not create any delays or extra costs."

"They always “do it right” the first time which is important considering that once you push the detonator there is no turning back."

"It is very hard to find an organization which functions with such high levels of honesty, integrity, and professionalism as Rock Work Inc."

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Rock Work Inc.

Rock Work Inc. is a fourth generation family owned and operated drilling and blasting company centrally located in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. Rock Work Inc. has the required federal, state, and local licenses and permits for the storage, transportation, and use of explosives in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and Delaware. We employ experienced, competent, and skilled blasters who have extensive safety training and are individually licensed to transport and use explosives. When blasting is not an option, Rock Work Inc. offers several non-explosive rock removal services. Please explore our Services page to see all of our drilling, blasting, and other rock removal options.

Rock Work Inc. is providing drilling and blasting services to the Marcellus Shale Gas Industry for the construction of roadways, well pads, pipelines, borrow pits/quarries, and landfills in the northeastern tier counties of Pennsylvania.

Each project we bid is custom priced. There are many variables taken into consideration when pricing a job. They include: local blasting ordinances, type(s) of rock, hydrologic conditions, distances to existing structures and utilities, rock cut areas, depth of cut, etc. While considering all of these variables, we formulate the best method to complete a project safely, in a cost effective manner, with acceptable rock fragmentation. Our drills are kept well maintained for minimal downtime. We utilize “state of the art” explosive products best suited for the specific application. We are committed to providing safe, on-time, and effective services for your rock removal needs. Please contact us now for a free, no-obligation custom quote.


T. Scott Ryan is the founder and president of Rock Work Inc. Scott’s blasting experience and local knowledge of the geology comes from his 40+ years working in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. Prior to starting Rock Work Inc., Scott worked for his father’s drilling and blasting company with roots dating back to 1925. Currently, Scott oversees the day to day operations of the company.

Matthew Ryan is the General Manager at Rock Work Inc. He holds a BS degree in Geology from the University of Delaware and a MS degree in Construction Management with an emphasis in heavy civil construction, from the Del E. Webb School of Construction at Arizona State University. Matt is responsible for estimating, project coordination/management, and compliance with regulatory authorities. He is also a licensed blaster in multiple states and is the proponent of a safe drilling and blasting operation.

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ROCK WORK INC. ▪ 1257 DEKALB PIKE ▪ BLUE BELL, PA 19422 ▪ 610.279.9500 ▪

Pennsylvania Home Improvement Contractor Registration Number: PA72855

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