Coal Controversy

Coal Controversy I’ll level with you, coal is pretty dirty stuff. I’m in the coal game but I’ll give you that one. It doesn’t do the atmosphere or the landscape much good. However had humans never used coal, then steel and power could not have been made, the industrial revolution would not have happened and…

Mighty but Outdated

Mighty but Outdated Last week I was in Hawaii for my brother’s wedding.  We stopped in to visit the battleship Missouri in Pearl Harbour. Built in 1944 and retired in 1994, she was amongst the largest battleships ever built, massive, imposing and sporting some of the largest guns ever made. While we were standing in…

Unearthed: Brisbane Hackathon

MEC Mining is actively supporting and encouraging innovation in the resources sector by taking part in the second, annual Unearthed: Brisbane Hackathon. Launched nationally in 2015 and internationally this year, Unearthed is a unique 54-hour event focused on the resources sector. It will see software developers, designers and industry insiders unite to develop prototype solutions…