Case study: Open Pit Gold Mine

A small gold mining company wanted to develop a new open pit adjacent to their existing operations. They wanted a mine plan that would make use of waste material to raise a tailings dam. MEC Mining developed a detailed and staggered mine plan that meet the client’s brief of supplying waste for the tailings dam lift, while economically extracting gold. In addition to the client’s requirements, MEC’s plan made use of detailed 3D modelling of the excavation. This outlined key operational requirements, making the plan achievable and giving the operations department a good understanding of the overall strategy.

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MEC becomes an endorsed employer for women with WORK180

We’re pleased to share the news that we’ve joined other high-profile Australian companies as a WORK180 (previously known as DCC Jobs) endorsed employer for women.

WORK180 is a job platform where employers are pre-screened to ensure they support women’s careers. Founded by Gemma Lloyd and Valeria Ignatieva, WORK180 only advertises jobs for companies that meet criteria on aspects such as paid parental leave, pay equity and flexible working. This allows women to search and apply for jobs with the assurance that each employer listed on the site supports women.

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Tapping into the upcoming Renewable Energy Boom by re-purposing abandoned mines

Renewable energy sources are gaining market share rapidly. However, an important issue with systems that rely heavily on renewable energy is that both solar and wind power have variable outputs depending on circumstances:

  • Solar power only produces energy during the day and has reduced efficiency on overcast days.
  • Wind power relies heavily on the weather conditions.

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5 ways to stand out from the job-seeking crowd

Thanks to the internet and social media, job searching is now more competitive than ever before. As skilled candidates jostle for attention in a fast-paced market, how do you make sure that employers see you and see your potential?

We’ve put together these tips for increasing your visibility and maximising that exposure to land the roles you want.

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Industry change-makers celebrated at International Women’s Day Breakfast and Resources Awards for Women in Brisbane  

MEC Mining joined a sold-out crowd of close to 600 people at the 13th annual International Women’s Day Breakfast and Resources Awards for Women, on 8 March at Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, with even more tuning in to a live broadcast in the regions.

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