Queen’s Birthday Honours 2018
AusIMM is proud to honour the significant achievements and contributions that have led to two of our members receiving Queen’s Birthday 2018 Honours on 11 June. We are proud to see the work of our members acknowledged in this auspicious forum. Recipients include: Officer (AO) in the General Division Mr Paul Robertson ESPIE FAusIMM Darling Point NSW 2027 For distinguished service to the mining and infrastructure sectors through financial advisory roles, to public policy development Read More
AusIMM conference calls on Australian government to embrace uranium
Delegates from the 2018 AusIMM International Uranium Conference have urged state and federal governments to embrace uranium mining and actively discuss nuclear energy, at the 13th annual conference in this series, showcasing Australia’s capability in the sector. The conference, held on June 5-6 in Adelaide, was attended by 110 industry, government and NGO representatives from around the world and discussed all aspects of the uranium industry and nuclear fuel cycle. Topics included Read More
Election of AusIMM Directors 2019-2021
Could you be the next AusIMM Director? The AusIMM Board is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the Institute. The Board also oversees AusIMM's financial performance and risk management in support of that strategic direction. As a Director, you will play an integral role in the continuing success of the AusIMM. As well as providing an opportunity to give back to the AusIMM, a Director position will help raise your professional profile and allow you to make a positive Read More
AusIMM leads conversation on future workforce with sold out conference
The Australasian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy (AusIMM) held its inaugural Achieve and Inspire Conference on Friday 18 May in Sydney, leading the conversation on the resources sector's future workforce, with a particular emphasis on diversity of thought and leadership. The conference, hosted by the AusIMM Women in Mining Network, boasted a line-up of nine inspiring speakers who presented on leadership, technology, innovation, culture and diversity. The conference program, which Read More
A renewed focus for the AusIMM Community and Environment Society
The AusIMM Community and Environment (C&E) Society has committed to its work program for 2018, following a group strategy meeting in February. Members of the committee met in Melbourne to align their work with feedback from 2017’s member survey and changes in AusIMM leadership and direction. The forum provided an opportunity to connect and share insights with Board member Alex Atkins and newly appointed CEO Stephen Durkin. Whilst our strategy provides oversight of our work, a Read More
Obituary: George Grant
George Grant was born into a coal mining family at Cessnock in 1935. With that background, George held an excellent rapport with miners at the collieries he managed. In particular, he knew each of the several hundred mine employees by their first name and their sporting interests. An example of the high regard that miners held for him is expressed in a letter to the editor of the local newspaper, from the former head of the miners’ union in the southern district. His letter states: ‘the Read More
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