“We need to be remembered. There’s no depiction. There’s nothing about us, [but anyway] we say, all miners are black. We are [all black], till we get showered down there [underground], when we come out of the pit, and then you can see.”
Regarded by some as a ‘necessary evil’, decommissioning in the oil and gas industry are inherently hazardous projects, which require meticulous management and an extremely defined skill set, if they’re to be executed safely.
By Richard Vann, RVA Group and Past president of the Institute of Demolition Engineers on 01 November 2018