MEC Mining A Finalist In The 2015 Telstra Queensland Business Awards

Brisbane-based global mining consultancy MEC Mining has capped off its milestone 10th anniversary year by being selected as a finalist at the prestigious 2015 Telstra Queensland Business Awards.

MEC Mining founder/director Daniel Chippendale, co-director Ted Boulton and managing director Simon Cohn were honoured to attend last night’s gala Queensland Awards Dinner at the Sofitel Brisbane Hotel.

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Case Study – Schedule Levelling


Confidence that the Mine Plan reflects the mining strategy and the Mine Plan is robust and achievable.

Aspects to consider:

  • Mine Plan has been validated, and that all schedule activities are linked correctly.
  • Intricacies and risks are understood.
  • Opportunities are understood and are maximised.

By considering these aspects, project value is maximised and the project’s performance remains aligned with stakeholder expectation.

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Case Study – Multiple Life of Mine Scenario Planning


An Open Cut Dragline Mine in the Hunter Valley, NSW needed their LOM plan run in a value case comparison to compare 5 mining scenarios. They needed justification, through quantified and comparable results, to determine the best strategy to proceed with for the life of the mine. MEC took the clients previous LOM and truck haulage models, modifying them to achieve the required 5 scenarios. With the results from the MEC schedules the client was able to understand the lowest risk scenario and determine the feasibility of implementing the new scenario.

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Maria Joyce wins Excellence in Mining category at Women in Industry Awards

MEC Mining is committed to promoting diversity across the organisation.  At the recent Women in Industry Awards dinner in Sydney, General Manager Maria Joyce was announced as the winner of the Excellence in Mining Award. MMD, who sponsored the category, dedicated this award to raising awareness for women in a male dominated industry.

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