MEC Mining welcomes the return of Chris Catania to the MEC Mining team in the role of Principal Mining Engineer. In his role he will manage the MEC Projects team and be a key member of our leadership team.
Chris previously worked with MEC as a Team Leader in the Brisbane office and returns to us after two years working for Kaz Mineral’s at their Aktogay Copper Mine in Kazakhstan. During Chris’s tenure as the Planning Superintendent in Kazakhstan he managed a large mining engineering team and was responsible for the development of mine planning processes and systems.
Chris has over 10 year’s experience and has worked in commodities such as Zinc, Iron Ore, Copper, Gold and Coal. He has a high level of technical and operational expertise as well as project management and leadership experience in both open-cut coal and metalliferous mining. Chris has lead project delivery on several major studies and demonstrates strong skills in short; medium and long term scheduling across a suite of software including Vulcan, Xpac, Whittle, Surpac and Deswik.
Chris is keen to re-join the MEC Mining after his international experience and will bring some incredible insights back to the team. On behalf of General Manager, David Plowman we welcome Chris Catania back to the MEC team.