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Effective Strategies for Drill & Blast: A ‘Back to Basics’ Approach to Site Exclusion Zones

Developing and managing an effective blast fume and hazard management strategy is a major focus for mining companies in Australia. In an interview with Mining IQ, Steve Simmons, Drill & Blast Coordinator at Anglo American described how to plan for site exclusion zones, improve fume management in mining, and discussed the new technologies Anglo American are using for safer drill & blast operations.

Mr Simmons background in drill & blast started in 1992 in British Columbia before he moved to Australia in January 2012 and took on a coordinators role at Anglo American, "I work supporting site planning and operations superintendents and drill & blast engineers to obtain operational.
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