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Jul 20

Webinar: What You Need to Know to Digitally Transform Your Metallurgical Operations

In this webinar, Metallurgical Systems Managing Director, John Vagenas offers some great insights for choosing the right digital technology that can give you the insights you need.
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If you work in a minerals processing plant, when was the last time your plant reviewed its technology? Can you confidently say that you know exactly what’s happening at every stage of production? If a piece of equipment was faulty or under-performing, would you know? And are the processes that you are using now really getting the best results? In this webinar, Metallurgical Systems Managing Director, John Vagenas offers some great insights for choosing the right digital technology that can give you the insights you need. This includes:

  • Why we need to go digital, what does it mean?
  • What are the options? The types of Process Plant Information Systems – Excel, Statistical Data Reconciliation (SDR) and Dynamic Simulation/ Digital Twin technologies and why Excel is not AMIRA P754 compliant. What is industry best practice?
  • A discussion on the inevitable outcomes of Do It Yourself (DIY)
  • Some case studies

More detail here.

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Location: Online
Time: 12:00
Jul 21

State Government budget briefing

Invitation to attend Gladstone's State Government Budget Briefing - RSPV by Monday 12 Jul
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Queensland Treasurer and Minister for Investment, the Honourable Cameron Dick, is travelling to Gladstone to deliver a briefing on the State Budget.

The briefing is part of the Palaszczuk Government’s budget delivery commitment to get out across Queensland and communicate how they are working to deliver for all Queenslanders.

The Gladstone briefing, which includes a light lunch, is being held at the Gladstone Engineering Alliance boardroom on Wednesday, 21 July 2021 from 12pm to 2pm and we would love to have you in attendance.

Tickets are $25 per person and spots are limited, so make sure you reserve your seat for this event.

Reservations close Monday, 12 July 2021. More detail here.

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Location: Gladstone Engineering Alliance boardroom
Time: 12:00
Jul 23

SGS Golf Day Tonwsville

SGS is hosting a Golf Day event for North Queensland mining professionals and would like to extend an invitation to your company to attend. The day will provide mining professionals the chance to network and provide a team bonding experience in a social atmosphere.
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The event will consist of 18 holes of golf at the Townsville Golf club in a 4 a-side Ambrose format that will allow hacks and pros alike to enjoy the day and have a chance at getting their name on the perpetual (and this year, inaugural) trophy.

A BBQ lunch will be supplied and the bar will be open and of course the obligatory drinks cart will be doing the rounds to ensure everyone stays hydrated.

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Location: Townsville Gold Club
Time: 08:00
Jul 28

Institute of Instrumentation, Control and Automation technology expo

IICA Technology Expo Gladstone
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The Institute of Instrumentation, Control and Automation will host a Gladstone technology expo, 2pm-6.30pm on July 28.

The event provides a showcase for products or services related to the instrumentation, control and automation industry, over a drink in a friendly and relaxed environment.

Free entry

All are welcome including managers, electricians, engineers, maintenance managers, production planners, operational staff, instrument technicians, health and safety officers, apprentices and students.

More details HERE

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Location: Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre, 56, Goondoon Street, Gladstone Central, Gladstone, Gladstone Regional, Queensland, 4680, Australia
Time: 14:00
Jul 30

Central QLD Annual Golf Day – Institute of Quarrying

Come along and join the Central QLD Sub Branch's most sociable event on the yearly calendar.
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Put together a team of 4 or nominate individually to compete in the
IQA’s Central QLD Sub-Branch Golf Day competition!
This will be a fun filled day of spirited competition among your colleagues and peers
as well as a great opportunity to socialise and network.Golf teams will consist of 4 players in a 4 Ball Ambrose with a shotgun start.
Pairs and individual players will be placed in a team  on the day.
The player cost includes green fees, golf cart (one cart between two players) lunch and post game refreshments.

More detail here. 

We would like to encourage a Young Member Network (YMN) and Women In
Quarrying
 (WIQ) team.  Put one together yourself or come along individually and
the IQA will place you in a team.  What a great way to meet new people!

Golf teams will consist of 4 players in a 4 Ball Ambrose with a shotgun start. If you are organizing a team,
please provide the name of the Team Leader only (player names are not required at registration).Program:
12 noon Event commences – player registration and BBQ lunch
1.30pm Player brief
1.45pm Tee-off – shotgun start
5.00pm   Presentations & Refreshments
7.00pm Event concludesCosts (incl. gst):
Team of 4 Players: $500.00
Individual Players: $125.00
Additional lunch & refreshment tickets: $60.00/person
Golf Club Hire: Hire of golf clubs is at players expense and is to be booked directly through the Pro Shop on 07 4922 4098.
 
Player cost includes lunch and post game refreshments

For those that find the rigours of competition too onerous, come along to cheer on your mates and partners and enjoy a day of socialising, refreshments and lunch.

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Location: Rockhampton Golf Club
Time: 12:00
Aug 02

Project Management Essentials Workshop – Gladstone

Course hosted by GEA
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Course participants will gain insight into the project lifecycle as well as project management methodologies, documentation, key roles, risk management, project quality, procurement, stakeholders, and closing projects.

Course Facilitator

Dr Martin Sharry PhD experienced technology change agent, project manager and education consultant with post-graduate work experience gained in the welfare, transport, education and defence areas across both the private and public sectors.

Date: Monday, 2 August 2021

Time: 7:30am to 11:30am

Venue: GEA Office

Cost: $ 650pp (GEA members)  $750pp (non-members)

Full details HERE

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Location: GEA Office 4/69 Goondoon St, Gladstone Central, QLD 4680
Time: 07:30
Aug 06

GEA Charity Golf Day

Raising funds for Coordinated Community Response to Domestic and Family Violence
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The GEA Charity Golf Day includes a morning of networking at the Gladstone Club house, 18-hole golf tournament, lunch and will finish the day with prizes and an official presentation.

Full details HERE

 

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Location: Gladstone Golf Club, Hickory Avenue, Kin Kora, Gladstone, Gladstone Regional, Queensland, 4680, Australia
Time: 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Aug 24

2021 Bowen Basin Symposium

The BBGG has a proud history of presenting the Bowen Basin Symposium (BBS) every 5 years since 1985. The theme of 2021’s event is 'Coal: Embracing Change and Innovation'.
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Welcome to the 2021 Bowen Basin Symposium website presented by the Bowen Basin Geologists Group (BBGG)

The BBGG has a proud history of presenting the Bowen Basin Symposium (BBS) every 5 years since 1985. The theme of 2021’s event is “Coal: Embracing Change and Innovation”. This is the premier event run by geoscientists, for geoscientists and associated personnel, who study, explore, evaluate and mine the occurrence of coal throughout the Bowen and other basins in Queensland.

Registration is now open. Please put the dates in your diary, make plans to attend and contribute. Look out for updates on what promises to be the most adventurous and exciting Symposium yet.

More detail here.

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Location: Mackay Entertainment and Convention Centre
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Sep 02

The Institute of Quarrying Australia (IQA) is pleased to invite you to the QLD Women In Quarrying (WIQ) 5th Annual Conference.

The program is designed to motivate and inspire frontline staff, provide real examples and case studies for managers who want to broaden the engagement of staff, showcase achievements of leaders to inspire the next generation.
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The QLD WIQ Annual Conference has a long and successful history having successfully engaged hundreds of people to participate in networking/education events for the first time, provided leadership opportunities and profiled amazing career opportunities and leaders in the industry.

The IQA will continue to work with the WIQ network to look at the overall diversity and inclusion of our industry, encourage younger people to engage and look at ways of promoting the wonderful career paths within the industry as a whole.

We look forward to welcoming you to the QLD WIQ 5th Annual Conference 2020.

Program

Details coming soon

Who will attend?

The program is designed to motivate and inspire frontline staff, provide real examples and case studies for managers who want to broaden the engagement of staff, showcase achievements of leaders to inspire the next generation. WIQ welcomes men and women at all levels within the quarrying and extractive industries.

More detail here.

Registration

Early Bird: IQA Member:  $80.00
Non-Member: $100.00 (to become a member click here)
valid until 5.00PM Friday 13th August 2021
Table of 8: $680.00

Regular: IQA Member: $100.00
Non-Member: $120.00 (to become a member click here)

  • Attendance at conference sessions as per the conference program
  • Refreshments, lunch, networking drinks, as per the conference program

Accommodation

For those travelling, conference accommodation rates at the Glen Hotel are available. To book, please contact the hotel directly on (07) 3270 6666.

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Location: The Glen Hotel 24 Gaskell St Eight Mile Plains Brisbane, QLD 4113
Time: 08:00
Sep 08

Go Local Procurement Expo – Townsville

Hosted by the Townsville Chamber of Commerce
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This event is billed as opportunity for organisations and procurement teams to find and engage with local businesses in North Queensland.

Businesses, government organisations, procurement managers, and officers will share their business procurement process.

The event will have guest speakers, exhibitions and displays, breakout workshops and networking.

Details HERE

 

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Location: Townsville Stadium (Murray Sporting Complex)
Time: 08:00
Sep 16

RIN 20th anniversary celebration – Mackay

Networking drinks
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Resource Industry Network is celebrating 20 years of championing the MIW resources supply chain.

Guest Speaker:   Ian Macfarlane, Chief Executive, Queensland Resources Council

Where:  Resources Centre of Excellence
65 Crichtons Road, Paget QLD 4740

When: Thursday, 16th September 2021

More details HERE

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Location: Resources Centre of Excellence, 65 Crichtons Rd, Paget
Time: 17:00
Oct 07

Gladstone 2021 Major Industry Conference

Key GEA industry forum
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The Gladstone 2021 Major Industry Conference offers a key forum for current and future work opportunities.

There were 12 projects discussed on last year’s conference and more project partnerships will be presented this year.

Details HERE

Contact GEA on 07 4972 9060 or email info@gea.asn.au for more details.

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Location: Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre, 56, Goondoon Street, Gladstone Central, Gladstone, Gladstone Regional, Queensland, 4680, Australia
Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Oct 13

CQ dinner meeting: future of transport for Central Queensland

The Central Qld Sub Branch - Institute of Quarrying invites you to a Dinner Meeting in Rockhampton.
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This IQA Central Qld Sub Branch event includes presentations from Transport and Main Roads covering topics specific to the Central Qld area.  What better way to reconnect with your industry colleagues and peers than at this networking dinner?  Register HERE 

Program:

 6.00pm  Arrival & Registration
 6.30pm  Welcome
 6.45pm  Presentation by Dinner Sponsor | DTE Training & Safety
 6.55pm  Dinner
 7.30pm  Guest Presenter | Lex Vanderstaay, Project Manager | TMR – Update on TMR’s Quarry Registration System and on Technical Specification MRTS05 changes, especially with respect to Modified C and Glassy Basal requirements.
 7.50pm  Dessert
 8.10pm  Guest Presenter | Gavin Hill, Project Manager TMR | Rockhampton Ring Road Project
Update on the Rockhampton Ring Road Bypass project.
 8.30pm  Networking
 9.00pm  Event concludes

 

Speakers:

 

Lex Vanderstaay, Project Manager | TMR
Lex has been with TMR (or MRD) for almost 55 years.  He started with the department in Herston (Brisbane) for a couple of years and was then transferred to Rockhampton as Regional Geologist.  During his time in Rockhampton, Lex undertook about 600 geotechnical investigations (mainly for Bridges) and he also undertook the first systematic Quarry Assessment of Central Regions Quarries located in the Rockhampton, Emerald, Barcaldine and Mackay Districts.  In 2005, he was trasferred to Brisbane as Director Structural Materials where he led the Concrete and Steel group within Structures. In 2016, he was transferred to Pavements, Materials and Geotechnical where he led the Quarry Group.  He is expected to retire in 2022.Lex has degrees in Science (Geology) and Economics; Engineering and Environmental Management, and a post Graduate Diploma in Aerial Survey and Earth Sciences.

Registration:
Members: $65.00
Non-Members: $80.00

More detail here.

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Location: The Regent Hotel, 192 Bolsover St, Rockhampton Qld 4700
Time: 18:00
Oct 25

International Mining and Resources Conference

The showcase of best practices from across the global mining and resources industry through C-level insights, case study presentations from operators, and thought leadership showcases from innovators.
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Over three jam-packed days you will hear from more than 250 mining leaders and resource experts with a conference program that covers all aspects of the mining supply chain.

From exploration, to investment, production to optimisation through to new technologies and global opportunities.

Alongside discussions on health and safety, renewable energy, critical minerals, and sustainability.

More detail here.

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Location: Melbourne Showgrounds
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