AusIMM announces President-elect
AusIMM launched its 125th anniversary celebrations at the 2018 Congress held in Adelaide last week. During the event, Janine Herzig, a Fellow and Chartered Professional of the AusIMM, was elected to the role of President for 2019. Janine has more than 25 years’ experience in the minerals industry, encompassing executive management, consulting, technical and production roles. After graduating with a Bachelor of Engineering in Mineral Processing, Janine started her professional career Read More
Obituary: Dr Roger John Enright (1937-2017)
  Roger John Enright was born in Sydney in 1937 and studied Mechanical then Mining Engineering at the University of NSW, graduating in 1959. During university vacations, he worked as an underground contract miner at the Zinc Corporation in Broken Hill and at Mt Isa Mines. Following graduation he worked as Assistant Mine Manager at the Mt Lyell Mining and Railway Co, Queenstown. In 1963 Roger went to the USA where he completed a Master of Science (Mining) at the University of West Read More
April 2018
The AusIMM Awards 2018
Recognising and celebrating professional excellence The AusIMM Awards have been recognising contributions to the Institute and professional excellence in the resources industry for more than 80 years. First awarded in 1935, AusIMM Awards celebrate outstanding contributions to best practice professionalism in the resources sector. The awards help to promote and raise the overall standard of professional practice, and send a clear message to our communities that we are committed to the Read More
Recipients of the DPP Scholarship announced
  In a joint partnership with the Australian Institute of Company Directors, AusIMM is thrilled to announce we have offered three places for senior executive women from Western Australia to take part in the Director Pipeline Program (DPP) in 2018. The AusIMM members who have been selected for the scholarships are: Catherine Galli, Sophie Hancock and Sarah Greer. The DPP is an initiative of the AICD and is designed to create a cohort of highly networked ‘board-ready’ executive women Read More
Philippine Mining Luncheon hosts AusIMM President in Manila
The Philippine Mining Luncheon hosted AusIMM President Colin Moorhead as its distinguished guest speaker at its April event in Manila. Colin spoke about running a mining company in Indonesia (Merdeka Copper Gold), and gave an update on AusIMM’s Future Directions strategy. His insights into the Indonesian minerals industry were particularly enlightening, given the Philippines is experiencing a similar scenario in its mining industry. Colin was accompanied by AusIMM CEO Stephen Read More
Incident information and data: where can you find it?
While fatalities and incidents are a regrettable element of the minerals industry presently, they do provide a learning platform to eliminate similar events in the future. The question is obviously: where can information on incidents be obtained from and what is the purpose of this information from the provider? The UK-based Health and Safety Executive provide some useful answers to the second portion of this question on their website. According to the HSE there are three types of Read More