Webinar: Break it better - Leveraging next-generation digital tools in tunnel drill and blast operations

On-Demand Webinar | 45 minutes | Free

Most of the drill and blast field teams are still using manual methods for data collection and entry – a time consuming process which could lead to loss of crucial information resulting in heavy implications.

Join the conversation with industry expert Loïc Thévenot, Underground Works Division Director at Eiffage Infrastructures, where he discusses the shift towards digitisation in drill and blast site operations, insights on how these changes have significantly improved outcomes, as well as simplified tender bidding processes.


  • The current state/trends of tech adoption in drill and blast techniques​
  • Gaining remote visibility and control
  • The value of real-time progress data to facilitate decision-making
  • Simplified management of tender bidding process
  • The future of drill and blast in the industry


Loïc Thévenot

Underground Works Division Director,
Eiffage Génie Civil

Loïc has been part of the construction industry for over 30 years. He started his career at Eiffage on the TELT project. Representing the underground works companies at the French Association Tunnels and Underground Space (AFTES), Loïc is a strong believer of transferring knowledge and experience which he gained from working on several tunnel projects, one of the latest being the colossal underground Grand Paris Express project.

Tejas Thomas

Northern Europe and Canada Sales Director,

Tejas started his time with Novade in Singapore as a product consultant deploying the software on site in Malaysia and Singapore. He subsequently relocated to UK to setup the businesses operations in the region. He also has experience working in supply chain and hi-tech manufacturing sectors.

Jonathan Bariller

Head of France and Key Accounts,

Jonathan has over 8 years of experience working on tunnelling projects in Asia. He believes in taking the data-driven approach when faced with major issues and is passionate about building long-term business relationships with teams, customers, and channel partners. Jonathan has a master’s degree in mechanical engineering in INSA, Lyon, as well as an MBA from INSEAD.

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