Past Events

09-Aug-2017 Women in STEM: METS Career Pathway Program




THE UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE STUDENT INFORMATION SESSION

Austmine is excited to officially launch our latest initiative – Women in STEM: METS  Career Pathway Program.

Austmine has created this program, in partnership with METS Ignited, to address the substantial shortage of female employees in the METS sector with a STEM background. The program will target female students currently in universities around the country, and will seek to educate them on the many career opportunities presented by our dynamic sector.

The University of Newcastle will host an information session for their students on 9 August 2017 at 12.00pm to be held at Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources.

This program includes a 10 week paid internship for second, third and fourth year students currently studying a STEM degree through The University of Newcastle.

If you are a student and interested in the program, please see more information on our website here, or register to attend the information session by emailing your full name and contact number to info@austmine.com.au.

Austmine would welcome up to 2 employees of participating members companies to attend this information session.

If you are interested in participating as a host employer in our next round, contact Austmine for further information.



09-Aug-2017 Centennial Coal Smart Mining Networking Event - Austmine





Event Begins: 9 Aug 2017 4:00 PM   Ends: 9 Aug 2017 6:00 PM
Venue: Newcastle

Austmine is pleased to welcome Mick Cairney, CEO and MD of Centennial Coal to our Newcastle Smart Mining Networking Event. Mick has recently taken on the role of CEO and MD. With over 40 years’ mining experience, Mick started his career in the Lower Hunter Region, gaining experience in both operational and technical roles. Managing operating mines and also leading major mine project development, Mick continued his operational focus with Centennial Coal after it acquired the NSW Government's Powercoal assets in 2002. He previously held the positions of General Manager HSEC, General Manager Western Operations and Executive General Manager Operations, within Centennial Coal.

Centennial Coal is the largest independent coal producer in NSW, with 7 operating coal mines and over 1500 employees. Their mission statement is to grow sustainable mining business through delivering value for their customers and stakeholders. With a number of projects operating in the Newcastle area such as: Awaba, Myuna, Newstan, Mannering and Mandalong, Centennial Coal has a long history in the Hunter Valley Region.

Austmine is excited to have the opportunity to hear from Mick and what his plans are for Centennial Coal going forwards. Join us in Newcastle to connect with one of Australia’s largest independent coal mining companies.

Tickets:

Non-member: $120 inc. GST

Austmine Member: $55 inc. GST

If you wish to discuss how you can become a member to receive event discounts, exclusive access to our CEO Leadership Series and more, please contact Megan.Edwards@Austmine.com.au

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There are still sponsorship options available, for more information please contact helen.warner@austmine.com.au



31-Jul-2017 Re-assessing India: opportunities for Australian Business


Asialink Business and NSW Trade and Investment are delighted to invite you to attend a panel discussion on
Re-assessing India: opportunities for Australian Business

Date: Monday 31 July 2017 

Time: 5.30pm for a 6.00pm start to 7.30pm 

Venue: Haymarket HQ, Level 2, 63 Dixon St, Haymarket NSW 2000

With a rapidly growing population of more than 1.2 billion, India is expected to overtake China as the world’s most populous nation within a decade. India’s middle-class population is expected to soar to about 200 million by 2020, generating huge demand for high-quality, protein-rich foods as well as numerous opportunities across a number of different sectors of the economy, including healthcare, infrastructure, education and financial services.

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24-Jul-2017 Kaizen Blitz Rapid Process Improvement Workshop

This is an introduction for METS and Oil and Gas sector SMEs to the concept of rapid, pragmatic process improvement in their operations, through application of Kaizen Blitz principles.

The half-day interactive workshop will focus on:

  • Lean principles
  • The Kaizen Blitz concept
  • How to identify issues and opportunities
  • How to run a Kaizen project
  • Case studies to highlight the process and benefits

Additionally, there will be an opportunity immediately after the workshop to visit an ‘exemplar’ business, which has undertaken a Kaizen Blitz project, to gauge the 
benefits of such a program.

Presenter

TXM Lean Solutions is a leading Lean consulting firm working with SMEs in various sectors including METS and Oil & Gas. TXM consultants are experienced and successful industry people. They deliver a practical and realistic approach based on their considerable operational expertise, gained from a wide range of industries, coupled with their deep understanding of Lean principles.

When

Monday, 24 July 2017

Workshop: 8.00am – 12.30pm

Site Visit: 1.30pm – 3.00pm

Where

Schneck Process Australia Pty Ltd

65 Epping Road

North Ryde NSW 2113

Contact

For more information, contact Ross Carter on 0411 521 162 or ross.carter@austmine.com.au

Click here to view the workshop brochure 





20-Jul-2017 UTS EnergyLab Deep Dive Series

Smart grids: What are they, why do we need them, and how do we get one?

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18-Jul-2017 2017 Australian Clean Energy Summit


The 2017 Australian Clean Energy Summit will be held on 18-19 July at the Hilton Sydney. 

The Summit is the peak gathering of leaders driving Australia’s energy transformation. The agenda includes two days of sessions where heads of industry, government and finance share the models, trends and technology innovations that they’re leveraging to drive renewable energy adoption, and overcome barriers in its deployment.

For more information and to register, visit: www.cleanenergysummit.com.au/


12-Jul-2017 Hunternet Resources and Energy Forum




8:00am - 9:30am 
Wednesday 12th July 2017 
HunterNet Office, 755 Hunter Street Newcastle West

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This forum is for Hunternet members. If you would like more information on becoming a member of HunterNet, please email info@hunternet.com.au 











06-Jul-2017 UTS EnergyLab Deep Dive Series


Overtaking with Electric Vehicles


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05-Jul-2017 METS Ignited $15M Project Funds - Newcastle

Free information session

METS companies, miners and research organisations in New South Wales are invited to attend free information sessions in Sydney, Wollongong and Newcastle on accessing the METS Ignited collaborative Project Fund.

The two-hour sessions will focus on the details of the collaborative Project Fund as well as explore ways in which organisations can thrive in the new digital environment, gain access to intellectual and financial capital, and prepare the workforce for a future that needs new skills and capabilities.

About the Project Fund

The second round of the $15.6m METS Ignited Project Fund opened in late May and will close on 31 July 2017. It is an opportunity for business to secure matched funding to commercialise innovation that is of benefit to the Austrlian METS and mining sector.

As it is a collaborative fund, METS Ignited is encouraging the development of projects that include multiple METS companies that are working closely with an end-user, such as a mining company, system integrator or OEM. Projects supported by researchers as subject matter experts will add strength to the collaborative efforts.

The information sessions are an opportunity to explore the fund in more details with the METS Ignited team.

Newcastle

When: Wednesday, 5 July 2017
Where: Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources (NEIR)
Time: 3pm-5pm

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04-Jul-2017 METS Ignited $15m project fund ~ Sydney



Free information session

METS companies, miners and research organisations in New South Wales are invited to attend free information sessions in Sydney, Wollongong and Newcastle on accessing the METS Ignited collaborative Project Fund.

The two-hour sessions will focus on the details of the collaborative Project Fund as well as explore ways in which organisations can thrive in the new digital environment, gain access to intellectual and financial capital, and prepare the workforce for a future that needs new skills and capabilities.

About the Project Fund

The second round of the $15.6m METS Ignited Project Fund opened in late May and will close on 31 July 2017. It is an opportunity for business to secure matched funding to commercialise innovation that is of benefit to the Austrlian METS and mining sector.

As it is a collaborative fund, METS Ignited is encouraging the development of projects that include multiple METS companies that are working closely with an end-user, such as a mining company, system integrator or OEM. Projects supported by researchers as subject matter experts will add strength to the collaborative efforts.

The information sessions are an opportunity to explore the fund in more details with the METS Ignited team.

Sydney

When: Tuesday, 4 July 2017
Where: Museum of Contemporary Art
Time: 7am-9am


Click here to register