Our Advisory team at MEC can provide your business with the management tools it needs to prosper. Our team has specialist experience in asset optimisation, operational management, ESG, and project evaluation.

MEC’s headquarters are in Brisbane and Perth with boots on the ground in more than 20 countries, MEC continues to grow in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Experience across a large breadth of commodities, our team supports open pit and underground operations across the value chain. The MEC team has a broad range of experience, allowing delegation of tasks to the right level.

Our Team has a broad range of experience with positions held from Graduate to Principal. This team is structured to ensure that we have the right level of support for projects that are appropriate to the task at hand. Our Principals will provide the strategy, tactics, thought leadership, and guidance needed to get our clients the results that add value.

Our mining world is evolving quickly, our team will keep you on the leading edge of value-driven change and can assist you in transitioning or transforming your mining operation to leverage new and emerging tech, tools, and processes project or company requirements.

Operational Readiness and Management

Our team of experienced engineers assist our clients to make the transition into production or from contractor to owner operator.

With recent operating experience on a variety of sites, our people know best practise and work to embed efficient process and operating techniques to maximise performance. MEC Mining provides the following services for operational readiness:

  • Detailed operational mine designs and schedules
  • Planning process development
  • Operational systems implementation
  • Contractor engagement, management, tender preparation and evaluation
  • Provision of professional and supervisory personnel
  • Geotechnical engineering and geology training
  • IP development
  • General management secondment
  • Business improvement and change management
  • Training and mentoring of mid tier management levels
  • Greenfields start up assistance
  • Specialist short term project management
  • Productivity improvement evaluations and audits
  • Peer reviews and audits
  • Operational readiness, planning, design and scheduling

Project Evaluation

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Resource, reserve and operational evaluation and review
  • JORC resource and reserve reporting
  • Due diligence and project valuations
  • Feasibility and pre-feasibility studies
  • Strategic review
  • Peer review of infrastructure, mining operations and planning decisions

Asset Management

  • Opportunity Assessments
  • Equipment evaluation, selection and procurement
  • Specialist experience with:
    • Dragline Ultra class fleets
    • In pit crushers and conveyors
    • Shovel/excavator
  • Development and review of asset management strategies
  • Peer review of capital purchases, investment decisions and major/minor contract decisions
  • Contract framework development and review
  • Tender evaluation, preparation and review
  • Cost modelling and estimation
  • Shadow estimates for contract evaluation


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