MEC will be at IMARC 2023!

MEC Mining is honoured to be exhibiting at the 10th Annual International Mining and Resources Conference & Expo (IMARC) on 31st October – 2nd November 2023 at the Sydney Conventions & Exhibition Centre!

Our CEO Christofer Cantania, General Manager – East Coast, Caoilin Chestnutt, General Manager – West Andrew Dittmann and Principal Mining Engineer Paul King look forward to being part of Australia’s largest mining event bringing together decision makers, mining leaders, policy makers, investors, commodity buyers, technical experts, innovators and educators from over 100 countries for four days of learning, deal-making and unparalleled networking.

The 2023 conference program, features seven concurrent streams, 380+ technical talks, panel discussions and strategic keynote presentations.

Come by Stand B10 and see how we can assist your mine operation!

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MEC Mining’s CEO Christofer Catania joins Panel on Critical Minerals at WA Mining Conference

The WA Mining Conference is just around the corner, and we’re thrilled to announce that MEC Mining’s CEO, Christofer Catania, will be a panellist on the panel: “Critical Minerals: Powering the Energy Transition.”

This panel discussion promises to be a thought-provoking and informative event for anyone with an interest in Australia’s role in the global energy transition.

Join Chris, fellow panellist Dr. Francis Wedin, Executive Chairman, Vulcan Energy Resources and moderator, David Parker, Executive Director, Western Australia, Minerals Council of Australia as they tackle critical issues, including:

  • Diversifying Supply Chain and Expanding Downstream Processing
  • Future-proofing and Optimizing the Critical Minerals Value Chain
  • Navigating Challenges with ESG, Financial Investment, and Business Growth
  • Harnessing New Economic Opportunities from Critical Minerals

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain insights from industry leaders and contribute to shaping a sustainable and prosperous future for our nation.

Date: Wednesday 11th October 2023

Time: 14:30 – 15:30

Venue: WA Mining Conference – Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre (PCEC) 

 MEC Mining meet future Mining Engineers at UQ

We had the pleasure of meeting many enthusiastic students at UQ’s Engineering Careers Fair last Friday.

MEC’s Head of Talent Management Cheryl Holton attended the event along with Graduate Mining Engineers Hung To and Fabian Graes as well as Undergraduate Mining Engineers Yuri Gervasiev, Bryant Li and Ajay Datt.

It’s always fantastic to meet up-and-coming engineers, said Cheryl, and I am so proud to be part of the young professionals who joined me on the day. They did an amazing job representing MEC’s values, vision, and expertise.”

It was a valuable exchange for us as mining professionals and for them as aspiring professionals. Not only were we able to hear about their thoughts and career ambitions, but we were also able to answer their questions about the industry and show them the sorts of opportunities available to them if they work for a company like ours.

Lunch and Learn – February 2020

Join MEC Mining’s Senior Mining Consultant Matthew Turner for our next lunch and learn session in Brisbane. Matthew will discuss the theory of optimising cut off grades over time for open pit metalliferous mines. Touching on the challenges of practical application within the inherent variability of key assumptions.

Date: Wednesday, 26 February 2020
Topic: Cut Off Grade Optimisation for Open Pit Metalliferous Mines 
Venue: Cromwell Business Hub: Level M, 200 Mary Street – Brisbane
Time: 12pm-1pm
Cost: Free
RSVP: Monday, 24 February 2020 – [email protected]
Spaces are limited, register asap.

Automation the hot topic at MEC Mining’s latest industry event

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.

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MEC joins leaders at QEC and EY event

MEC Mining’s Kylie Smith and Andrew Dittmann had the opportunity to attend an event hosted by the Queensland Exploration Council and Ernst & Young (EY) last week in Brisbane.

The event focused on the findings of Ernst & Young’s latest report  “Top 10 Business Risks Facing Mining and Metals in 2019 -2020” and featured a panel discussion around the key talking topics of the report.

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MEC event: mining experts discuss the transition to leadership – and how to lead well once you’re there

MEC Mining’s booked-out event, ‘Making the transition from technical expert to leader’, was attended by more than 50 mining engineers on 19 October.

Held at Alchemy Restaurant and Bar on the banks of the Brisbane River, this relaxed forum gave rise to thought-provoking discussions on the nature of leadership and its inherent challenges.

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MEC warms up for Bridge to Brisbane 2018

Some of our spritely MEC Mining team members have begun training for the Sunday Mail Bridge to Brisbane Fun Run in August this year.

Celebrating its 22nd year in 2018, the run has become one of Brisbane’s best-loved events for people from all walks of life. MEC runners will join thousands of competitors on the 10km or 5km courses, which take in some of our city’s iconic landmarks, including jogging over Story Bridge and through the beautiful South Bank Parklands.

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