Our Story

Established in 2005, MEC Mining is an Australian based, globally active mining consultancy, specialising in mine planning, feasibility studies, and onsite professional services solutions for the mining industry.

Servicing only the Queensland coal industry for the first part our beginnings, we now have grown our capability across the minerals sector servicing many metalliferous and industrial minerals clients across Australia and abroad.

MEC’s team of enthusiastic, technology savvy mine planners work with the latest software to bring robust, innovative and low cost mining solutions to your project.

Our Goal

Our goal is to provide a high quality outcome at a reasonable price. We stand by the quality of our work and provide continuous support to our clients from the planning stage through to production.

Headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, we are well placed to provide planning support to our clients across Australia and abroad.

MEC Services

MEC Mining provides mining engineering and geology services across the mine development and operations spectrum:

  • Prospecting
  • Exploration
  • Geological Modelling
  • Mining Concept and JORC Reporting
  • Feasibility
  • Operations
  • Closure

MEC Specialist Skills

MEC Mining specialises in:

  • Resource modelling
  • Mine planning
  • Mine optimisation
  • JORC reporting
  • Cost modelling
  • Schedule model builds
  • Technical training for engineers and geologists
  • Site based specialists for:
  • Mine manager/SSE, truck and shovel, drill and blast, scheduling, mine planning, draglines, bulk dozer push, engineering geology, reconciliation

Meet the Team

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David Plowman

General Manager – Growth

David Plowman joined the MEC team in February, 2015 as a Principal Mining Consultant. He has more than 20 years experience in the coal, copper and gold mining industries…

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Julia Cooper

Chief Financial Officer

Julia joined MEC in April 2012 as our Chief Financial Officer and has over 12 years experience in accounting. She holds a dual degree in Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and Bachelor of Laws, CPA….

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Christofer Catania

General Manager – Operations

Chris is a mining engineer with over 11 years’ experience having worked in commodities such as Zinc, Iron Ore, Copper, Gold, Iron Sands and Coal. He has a high level of technical and …