R A Martin has spent his entire life in the civil construction , contract mining and owner operated mining industries. He also farms the land and has a substantial cattle farm enterprise. He has traveled extensively around the world and across Australia with his consultancy business and has a wealth of solid and practical mining know how. He has been a multi skilled machinery operator, supervisor, superintendent , project manager and then became a globally recognised mining consultant. He specialises in difficult mining projects and continues to travel extensively with the consultancy businesss.