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Skelair International expands contract drilling and blasting team

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Skelair International has appointed Mike Kincart as its Shotfire and Explosive Supervisor. This comes shortly after Gary McGuire, former Explosive Supervisor, was promoted to Drill and Blast Manager within Skelair.

Mike Kincart is joining the Skelair team with over 30 years of experience within the quarrying industry. Leaving his previous position at BAM Ritchies as a Senior Blasting Engineer, Mike has extensive understanding of the industry along with a series of awards and memberships from industry bodies.

Undertaking daily duties of surveying, shot firing and supervising explosive activities, Mike’s skills will be unparalleled as the drilling and blast team work on developing new and existing clients.

McGuire commented: “I am very pleased to have Mike Kincart join our contract drilling and blasting team. Having previously worked with Mike in a different role, I know his in depth experience, valiant work ethic and awareness of health and safety will be an asset to Skelair’s development and growth.”

Commenting on joining the team at Skelair, Mike said: “I am incredibly pleased to become a part of the team at Skelair International and I am very excited to take my career forward with such a forward thinking company that is passionate about personal development. Having gained knowledge and expertise as a Blasting Engineer, I am looking forward to taking the step up with Skelair and working with Gary to develop new and existing clients in this area of the business.”

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