AJ Balderrama

Hard Rock Miner



What type of Miner are you and how long have you been Mining?
Hard Rock Miner for 19 years.

What led you to a mining career?
I was working on a surface project at Turquoise Ridge and the safety guy talked me into signing up for the first Underground Mining Training Academy in North America.

What is your goto apparel when Mining?
Keener slickers, LaCross Boots & Fiberglass Hardhat.

What is your favorite thing about mining?
Traveling across the country and learning new Mining techniques.

What is your least favorite thing about mining?
Miners who forgot where they came from!

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