MEC Mining attending the Diggers and Dealers Mining Forum

MEC Mining’s Business Development Manager Andrew Dittman and Non-Executive Director Simon Cohn will be attending this year’s Diggers and Dealers Mining Forum on the 5th, 6th and 7th of August 2019 in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.

This leading annual conference consists of presentations by listed mining and exploration companies with a large exhibition area, housing exhibitor from the sector.  The delegation is made up of mining and exploration companies, brokers, bankers, investors, financiers and mining service industries.

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MEC supports Young Mining Professionals Brisbane

At MEC Mining we are proud supporters of Young Mining Professionals (YMP) Brisbane. Part of a rapidly expanding global association that includes groups in South Africa, the United Kingdom and Canada, YMP Brisbane is a membership-based group that aims to foster connections, facilitate new business opportunities and provide educational experiences through networking opportunities and events with industry leaders and peers.

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Automation the hot topic at MEC Mining’s latest industry event

Mining industry experts shared their perspectives on automation at MEC’s exclusive panel discussion and networking event on Thursday 27 June, 2019. Engineers and other industry representatives gathered at Brisbane’s Alchemy Restaurant and Bar for the breakfast event, entitled Digital technology: Automation at the forefront.

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What Attributes do Mining Companies look for in Graduates?

With mining providing 1.1 million jobs and around 10% of all employment, if you’re a recent graduate, or graduating shortly, we would encourage you to consider a future in Australia’s mining industry.

With a mini boom being experienced in the industry due to the billions of dollars that are being invested in new projects and exploration, many companies are on the hunt for the best graduates. The mining industry offers countless fulfilling and rewarding career opportunities for graduates with degrees in any number of disciplines, including engineering, environmental science, business, geology, human resources, occupational health and safety, information technology, and more.

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Become a Better Leader in 5 Steps

Have you ever doubted your leadership skills, or thought maybe perhaps because you haven’t studied business management you wouldn’t be very good at it? The truth is, we all have the ability to become a leader as incredible as Ivan Glasenberg, CEO of Glencore. Leadership is an important function of management which helps to maximise efficiency and to achieve organisational goals. Leadership is the potential to influence behaviour of others. It is also defined as the capacity to influence a group towards the realisation of a goal. Leaders are required to develop future visions, and to motivate the organisational members to want to achieve the visions. According to Keith Davis, “Leadership is the ability to persuade others to seek defined objectives enthusiastically. It is the human factor which binds a group together and motivates it towards goals.”

Here are five easy to follow step to focus on, in order to lead your team more effectively:

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