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How to Spot Good Driller Potential When Hiring 

Everyone is happy the downturn in the mineral exploration industry appears to be finally coming to an end because it was a long one. One of the many negative side effects is that many drillers left the industry and started other careers. Now that business is up, many mining companies and drilling operations are looking for new blood, young workers to become helpers or diamond drillers. From what I’ve been hearing, recruiting and training are a real challenge.

Latest Safety Gear Requirements for Diamond Drillers

One issue that is top of mind for drillers, operations managers and mining companies is safety on the drill site. We’ve written about heat, cold, moving machinery and more, so now I want to talk about safety gear. Specifically, safety gear every driller should know about, have and use.

The requirements change in order to better protect workers and new products and procedures have been developed since the old days of diamond drilling. Here now is a look at some of the safety gear you should be using

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