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AusIMM New Leaders’ Conference and the National Mining Games comes to Sydney 2018
With an increasing focus on developing the skills of younger generations to face contemporary issues in the mining sector, the AusIMM New Leaders’ Conference and the National Mining Games 2018 were perfectly positioned as the networking and teambuilding events of the year for young resources professionals. The New Leaders’ Conference The New Leaders’ Conference provided young professionals with two days of thought-provoking presentations from industry, research and professional Read More
2018 AusIMM Illawarra Branch Presidential Dinner
In recognition of AusIMM’s 125th anniversary, the University of Wollongong presented AusIMM President Colin Moorhead with a plaque to acknowledge the ongoing close connection and collaboration between the University and AusIMM. It was AusIMM and the associated local industries that lobbied, provided the submissions and most of the resources for the establishment of the Wollongong University College, as part of the then NSW University of Technology, (now the University of Read More
Digital Disruption in Exploration Symposium
Exploration for mineral, energy and water resources is facing disruption – driven by more complex geological targets, new commodities and new technologies. The growing volume of high-quality data from disparate sources presents an enormous opportunity to develop new ways of collecting, interpreting and understanding geoscientific data. CSIRO's Digital Disruption in Exploration Symposium will bring together international and Australian experts from industry, government and academia for Read More
Victoria’s mining renaissance
Victoria’s minerals sector is experiencing a revitalisation with increased success from exploration to commercial production. In August, the Victorian Government launched State of Discovery, a new minerals resources strategy to build on nation-leading minerals exploration growth, complementing this potential and building on a host of initiatives already underway. 'This strategy delivers a whole-of-government approach across the mining lifecycle. It sets a path for improving the Read More
Future leaders critical to the future of the mining industry
With the mining industry currently facing a critical skills shortage, a larger emphasis needs to be placed on attracting and engaging the next generation of leaders, says the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) - founding partner of the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC). Research conducted in partnership with AusIMM, who are the peak body for resources professionals, into student perspectives towards the sector has revealed that students are Read More
AusIMM Southern Queensland Branch JK Lecture and awards night
The AusIMM Southern Queensland Branch JK Lecture is held to honour Julius Kruttschnitt who, in September 1930, accepted appointment as general manager of Mount Isa Mines Ltd (MIM) in Queensland and went on to spend 22 years with MIM in various roles. The 2018 JK Lecture was held on September 13 at the Brisbane City Hall and was delivered by Andrew Clough. Andrew commenced in the mining industry in the Illawarra area in 1980 as a miner whilst studying a Bachelor of Mining Engineering part Read More