Analysis of rock blasting and its impact in terms of environmental compliance, and cost efficiency including downstream mining operations such as load and haul and crushing. Wide range of experiences including quarrying, construction, surface mining and underground mining. Range of services includes technical and safety audits, preparation of environmental impact statements and management plans, modelling and specialist blast design. Strong emphasis on back analysis of records to determine level of quality control, technical standards of performance, and ability to meet specific requirements such as costs, fragmentation, damage and wall stability, and productivity targets. Experience in advanced blasting technologies since 1980, including both research and consulting.