Life on a mine site: what’s it really like?

Interested in working in the mining industry? Wondering what life is like on site? MEC mining engineer Daniel Li gives you the lowdown.

Recently, I had my first experience working at an open-cut mine in Central Queensland. This was a big change for me after spending a year in Brisbane, so I thought I’d share my experience and insights with non-mining people who are curious about what it’s like to live and work on a mine site.

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MEC Mining Lunch and Learn featuring Commodity Insights

“Coal is back – but is it here to stay?”.

MEC Mining are excited to present our latest lunch and learn with Mark Gresswell from Commodity Insights. In this session Mark will look at current coal markets and delve into:

  • What has got us to this point.
  • Is it sustainable in the mid-term.
  • What this means for Australian coal.

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Resources sector mentors light the way for future women leaders

MEC is proud to be a part of this year’s Queensland Resources Council (QRC) and Women in Mining and Resources Queensland (WIMARQ) mentoring program.

High-achieving women from the resources sector in Queensland will learn from high-flyers in the industry over four months of career guidance, which kicked off on 8 June 2018.

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