Australian-based global engineering consultancy MEC Mining (MEC) will soon launch a geotechnical services arm to cater for industry demand, the company announced today.
COVID-19 has profoundly affected the lives of many worldwide and has resulted in many organisations implementing shifts to ensure business continuity. Whilst we endure through these challenging times, it is vital to ensure your team are continuing to connect.
We hear you. It can be so hard to feel connected to your loved ones when you’re hours apart and missing out on events, catch-ups and quality time with them.
“Opportunity is not a lengthy visitor, but success comes where preparation and opportunity meet”
This excerpt is by MEC Mining’s Technical Services Manager, Erin Sweeney: A results-focused and experienced mining professional who has worked across a broad range of commodities including gold, base metals, iron ore and coal operations. Her background lies in geotechnical engineering, designing, modelling and implementing cost-effective, innovative mine solutions in both site-based and in consultative roles. Erin has leveraged these skills into project management and then leadership roles with a focus on adding value, ensuring safe sustainable cash flow and growth through technical influence.
Written by MEC Mining’s Technical Services Manager, Erin Sweeney
The human brain is an amazing thing, it is the central control of our bodies keeping us alive. It stores our memories and uses them helps us navigate and assign meaning to the complex world of interacting with other humans, things and events by linking emotions to the myriad of data coming in from our sensors all in an effort to keep us safe and alive. If we leave this process on auto-control our lives can quickly get overwhelming when we face times that are Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous.
Written by Loren Ager, MEC Mining – Principal of Learning & Development
Graduating from university is an exciting but nerve-wracking time. Mining industry graduate programs are highly competitive, offer diverse career development opportunities and are often highly paid. Being organised early and planning for the right job choice can help with the transition from university student to graduate mining engineer.
Principal Mining Consultant at MEC Mining, Hugh Cassidy shares how he is continuing to support his clients through the expediential threat engulfing operations worldwide.
First and foremost, our hearts go out to those across the globe who are impacted by the COVID-19 virus. With the current threat level of this virus, we can expect disturbances to our work life, as well as our home life – including changes to where we set up for work each day. In the coming weeks, more and more employees in Australia will be encouraged and/or directed to work from home in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
The unfolding coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis is creating complex and evolving challenges worldwide. Following events and escalation over the past few days, I wanted to update you on MEC Mining’s current status and approach.
The MEC Mining team are celebrating International Women’s Day by introducing you to some of the wonderful women who make it so great. We sat down with Senior Mining Engineer and Team Leader, Negin Beaton and asked her some questions to showcase her view on what it means to be a woman in the mining and resources sector.