Notes from the AusIMM WIMnet Chair
It seems that whenever I come to write my thoughts for the Bulletin, I am somewhere other than home. [caption id="attachment_11078" align="alignleft" width="236"] Kate Hobbs.[/caption] This time I am bouncing around in the back of a car, travelling through the streets of Jakarta on my way to the airport. Over the last three days I have learned a lot about the impact of cultural differences on how organisations are managed and the challenges faced by companies operating in foreign Read More
WIMnet Conference Grant recipient report – Minesafe International Conference 2017
Early in May I had the opportunity to attend the Minesafe International 2017 conference in Perth, Western Australia. [caption id="attachment_10843" align="alignleft" width="246"] Carole James.[/caption] The conference is designed to ensure that health and safety within the minerals industry remains a key component of the industry, with an ever-increasing position of awareness. I was honoured to receive an AusIMM Women in Mining Network (AusIMM WIMnet) Award to enable my attendance at Read More
Highlights from the WIMnetSA and WinRSA 2017 mentoring program
The joint Women in Mining Network South Australia (WIMnetSA) and Women in Resources South Australia (WinRSA) 2017 mentoring program was launched on 3 May this year. A program launch event was held for participants to catch up with their mentoring partner, build their professional network, and learn about the outcomes from previous programs. This is the third year that WIMnetSA and WinRSA have worked in partnership to successfully deliver this mentoring program. The event was well Read More
AusIMM WIMnet Victoria update
It’s been a busy first half of the year with many successful events so far. In May 2017, AusIMM WIMnet Victoria collaborated with EY to host a breakfast panel discussion lead by Tracey Waring, EY Global IFRS Mining and Metals Leader to explore the topic 'Has Mining discovered its next great resource?'. The breakfast was extremely well attended and the panel included Jane Michie, Head of Group Tax at BHP Billiton, Professor Robert Wood, Director of Centre for Ethical Leadership at Ormond Read More
AusIMM WIMnet NSW successfully launches third industry mentoring program
Following the success of their previous two mentoring programs, the AusIMM WIMnet NSW Committee launched its 2017 mentoring program last month with 37 mentees matched with mentors. The aim of the 2017 WIMnet NSW mentoring program is to develop a structured, sustainable mentoring process that supports mentees through career guidance and direction by sharing mentor/mentee experiences, developing goals and forging exceptional mentoring relationships beyond the program’s Read More
Exploration momentum continues to build over the latest Coompana Province results
Over the past 12 months there has been a real 'buzz' amongst the South Australian exploration community regarding the Coompana Province as an emerging exploration frontier. The Coompana Province is located in the far west of South Australia and remains almost untouched from an exploration point of view. Through their Plan for Accelerating Exploration (PACE) initiative, the South Australian Government is investing over $6.5 million on pre-competitive data and research aimed at more Read More