Derek Hird has over 25 years of experience in the mining industry, which is how he came to his role as the Regional Chief Executive Officer of DSI Underground. His 22 years with the company saw him try his hand at the technical department, sales and various senior management positions, to crescendo to the CEO…
DSI Underground is Australia’s largest manufacturer and supplier of specialist strata reinforcement and support products to the Coal and Metalliferous underground mining and tunnelling sectors.
Keeping in line with their strategy "Local Presence - Global Competence", they have over 2,000 employees worldwide with operations across Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific and the Americas.
DSI Underground’s offering goes well beyond supplying secondary support to the mining and tunnelling industries, firmly believing they are equally involved in the safety industry. DSI Underground doesn’t simply offer a high quality and innovative product offering, but also the knowledge, skills and expertise of the technical service and support representatives, priding themselves on being the leaders and go-to people for technical support in the industry