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.
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.
On Thursday the 20th of June 2019, leaders in business, community and government will sleep without shelter on one of the longest nights of the year to help change the lives of Australians experiencing homelessness through St Vincent de Pauls CEO Sleepout event.
We had the pleasure of meeting plenty of enthusiastic students at UQ’s Mining and Metallurgical Association BBQ on 22 May. MEC Mining sponsored the event, which was attended by over 40 current UQ students.