CEO editorial

August 2019
CEO’s Editorial: Growing our influence
AusIMM is deeply committed to playing a stronger leadership role as the Trusted Voice of resources professionals. We are working more closely than ever with companies, universities and governments to bring high quality, timely information and advice to the table. Our July Thought Leadership Series is a prime example of our Trusted Voice in action. Delivered across five capital cities, these events featured Chief Scientists from around Australia to highlight their role as a key partner Read More
June 2019
CEO’s editorial: A more respected AusIMM
A key pillar of our Future Directions strategy is for AusIMM to be a more respected and better connected organisation. Increasingly, we are taking a leading position on policy issues that are important to our members and our industry’s future. One way we are building AusIMM’s influence is through stronger connections with governments, of all persuasions, in all jurisdictions. Some of this advocacy work is quite visible, for instance, our recent partnership with the Victorian Government Read More
April 2019
CEO’S Editorial: Consolidating our strategy to be the Trusted Voice
AusIMM will this year continue building on the strong foundations put in place over the past 12 months. There are a number of ways we are shaping our story to be more effective and influential.    To solidify our position as the peak body for resources professionals, we are strengthening our relationships with industry, governments and universities. Alongside our international leadership role at GMPA we are growing our local connections, including a new partnership with the Victorian Read More
February 2019
CEO’s editorial: Capitalising on our strengths and delivering value
2019 is off to a strong start following on from our 125-year anniversary celebrations. As an organisation with a remarkable history, we are continuing to build the foundations to ensure the long-term success of the Institute. 2019 will see AusIMM continue to build our brand and reputation as a more inclusive, relevant and contemporary organisation. To support this, we are pleased to announce the appointment of a new Member Engagement Manager as well as a new staff member based in Western Read More
June 2015
Minerals professionals central to industry’s productivity challenges
The challenges of forging a sustainable career in the mineral sector have been discussed by AusIMM members and the AusIMM board in recent years. The boom and bust cycles of investor interest, capital investment, commodity prices and business activity are clear causes of turbulence in the careers of AusIMM members. Many discussions have focussed on the patterns of reduced employment opportunity for experienced professionals and rapid drops in enrolments in relevant university courses when Read More
April 2015
AusIMM’s By-Laws and Royal Charter: underpinning excellence in governance
The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy was founded in 1893 as a group of individual minerals professionals working together with a focus on professional excellence. In 1955 the AusIMM was incorporated by Royal Charter, turning it from a collection of individuals into a single legal entity. The Royal Charter and By-Laws are the fundamental governance documents that underpin AusIMM’s existence, purpose and operations. As well as creating the AusIMM as a corporate legal entity, Read More