Fertilizers & Explosives


The Nitrogen chemicals industry is very specialized with a limited pool of expertise. SAIYL’s consultants have many years of experience and knowledge in this field.

Expert Profile


Les Blatch

An industry expert with 40+ years of experience in the fertilizers and explosives industry.  He has held senior technical and management positions at AECI, Kynoch, Triomf Fertilizers, Sasol and SNC-Lavalin.


Andy Bull

Andy has extensive experience in the design and operation of explosives plants especially the manufacture of detonators.