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Eight years into a mining career, my mind was blown by a presentation from a very experienced mentor. He introduced me to an extremely simple concept, and this minor change in thinking changed my entire outlook on mining. The presentation was on the theory of constraints.

Prior to understanding the theory of constraints, I always had a difficult time identifying what the “current” bottleneck of the operation was. I operated in a way which would maximise production in every area of the…

When it comes to mining engineering, Drill and Blast is one of the most technical and exciting roles available for up and coming Mining Engineers. At many operations it’s a high paced, high work load, thankless role. Some love it, some hate it. But for those who love it, they really love it – many have made a career of blowing things up and decided to never move on to other roles. Why would you?!