Adrian I.

Drill & blast consultant with 35+ years in Mining & Quarrying, Machinery


Experienced Mining Engineer with over 35 years of work in mining , quarrying and tunneling. Management experience and leadership skills. Drill and blast expert in underground, open pit and and tunneli...see more

  • Mining
  • Machinery & Equipments
  • Consulting
  • Strategy & Business Development


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Manager, Process Technology and Innovation- Europe & Nordics

Metso Minerals
2 years
Oct 2015 - Jan 2018
Principal Drill and Blast Consultant, Manager-PTI Europe Business development in Europe. Project management, budgeting, planning and cost control. Project proposal and reports writing...see more

Principal Drill & Blast Consultant, Global

Metso : Outotec - Expert services
10 years
Current position
Jan 2013 - Present
Process Integration and Optimization Projects (from mine to mill) Fragmentation analysis and optimization for open pit mines. Safe Operating Procedures (SOP): revision and improvement. ...see more

Senior Project Tunneling Engineer, Deputy Tunnel Manager

Gammon Construction Limited Hong Kong
2 years
Apr 2011 - Jan 2013
Planning and scheduling of tunnel works. Optimization of pull length. Tunneling equipment Selection. - Pull length optimization to maximize the average production rate for tunneling w...see more

Senior Mining Consultant and Mining Technical Center Coordinator

• Chamber of Commerce and Industry of French Guyana, Mining Technical Center
11 months
Mar 2010 - Feb 2011
Consulting for mining companies in various stages of development of the mining project, flexibly and appropriately. Selection and optimization of mining methods, selection of mining eq...see more

Senior Planning Engineer, Drill and Blast Superintendent

Sociedad Contractual Minera Carola
2 years
Sep 2007 - Feb 2010
Preparation of long term program (2-5 years) Preparation of monthly dill and blast programs. Drill and blast operational support. Improve rock mass stability and support design optimiz...see more

General manager, Quarry

SC Axinia
6 years
Mar 2001 - Aug 2007
Strategies for long-term and short term development. Develop and implement the budget. Management activities, client relations, economics analysis, external relations, development and ...see more

Senior Mining Consultant

SC Lotus Service
4 years
Sep 1996 - Mar 2001
Studies, design and consultancy for underground and open pit mines: rock mass stability, drill and blast optimization, analysis and improvement of work safety, rock bolting patterns, s...see more

Senior Lecturer

Baia Mare North University
5 years
Sep 1991 - Sep 1996
Lecturer: "Management for Mining", "Mining Explosives”,"Open-pit mining". Scientific research, design and consultancy. Scientific Research: - Rock mass stability analysis in Baia Mare...see more

Head of Department Production, Planning and Methods design

Mina Herja
5 years
Sep 1986 - Sep 1991
Production planning, development of short and long term programs for the production. Financial and cost analysis. Budget control. Work productivity improvement program. Negotiation of c...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Mining
  • Machinery & Equipments

Role experience

  • Consulting
  • Strategy & Business Development