Mark Curry is currently a Technical Services Manager for Orica Alaska and Orica Mountain West and lives part time in Chehalis, WA and Fairbanks, AK. Mark has been in the explosives industry for over 20 years and has been involved in blasting projects across North America, Laos, and China. Mark has worked many positions in the industry from blaster to manager of technical services for explosives manufacturers and contractors and has a strong background in Electronic Initiation Systems. Throughout his career he has remained passionate about bulk equipment, trucks, plants, and specialty loading and mixing gear. Mark has designed and built some industry-first bulk equipment and processes. He attributes most of the inspiration for his ideas to the ground-level knowledge gained by loading holes and breaking rock and experiencing first-hand what works and more important... what does not.