Tasmanian Women Great Ambassadors at National Awards
The contribution of Tasmania’s highly skilled women working in mining and industry has been recognised at the 2019 Women in Resources National Awards, held in Sydney recently. The winner of the Tasmanian Exceptional Woman in Tasmanian Resources 2019, Shelley Hunter (South32 TEMCO), was joined by Exceptional Young Woman in Tasmanian Resources 2019 winner, Jessica Richmond (Grange Resources) and Outstanding Tasmanian Tradeswoman, Operator or Technician 2019 winner, Kayla Williams (South32 TEMCO) at the awards at NSW Parliament on 12 September.
Congratulations Women in Resources National Award finalists & winners
Congratulations to all of the finalists and winners in the 2019 Women in Resources National Awards. The winners have been announced at a gala dinner hosted by the NSW Minerals Council at NSW Parliament and sponsored by Rio Tinto. The Awards celebrate the contribution women make to the resources industry and acknowledge ongoing efforts to improve gender diversity and inclusiveness across the sector.
Exploring the Bigger Picture: TMEC Conference 2019
The Tailrace Centre in Launceston was a hive of industry inspiration, networking and knowledge sharing over the three days of the TMEC Annual Conference. More than 100 delegates heard the latest in manufacturing, minerals and exploration developments as a diverse line-up of 40+ speakers took to the conference stage.
Manufacturing Insights to Inspire and Foster Collaboration
With the support of a Tasmanian Government grant from the Department of State Growth, three manufacturing insights tours were arranged in the 2018/19 financial year for staged delivery in June and November 2018 and March 2019.The facilitated tours are being coordinated by TMEC and the Advanced Manufacturing Advisory Committee to provide a detailed insight into the operations of small, medium and large manufacturers in Tasmania as a stimulus for ideas and networking among industry attendees.
Tassie setting a high standard for quality machine modifications
If you see production drills, loaders and raiseboring equipment operating on the east coast of Australia, chances are they first went through a precision-planned, customised modification at Epiroc in Camdale on Tasmania’s north west coast. The high standard of customisation was evident in the two development drills (Boomers) and production drill (Simba) that went through Epiroc in March for mining houses.
Welding trainees ready to manufacture a bright future
Ten participants have completed a 15-day, intensive training course in welding and small tool skills at the TMEC Manufacturing Centre of Excellence in Burnie. Delivered via RDA Tasmania funding as part of the Regional Employment Trial Scheme (RETS), the course has led to internships with Tasmanian manufacturers for eight of the participants.
Winners Announced at Women in Resources Tasmania Awards
The outstanding contributions of women working in Tasmania’s resources, mining and manufacturing sectors have been recognised at an award ceremony at Parliament House in Hobart last night. “We congratulate all of the Tasmanian finalists and their employers for leading by example and demonstrating excellence in their fields,” TMEC CEO, Wayne Bould said.
TMEC Announces CEO Transition
President of the Tasmanian Minerals, Manufacturing and Energy Council (TMEC), Mr Ben Maynard wishes to advise all stakeholders of Mr Wayne Bould’s intention to retire from the role of CEO. Mr Bould has been involved with TMEC since 2008, as director. He became president in 2012 and then CEO in 2014. During that time Mr Bould has been instrumental in leading the transformation and restructuring of TMEC.
Kevin Sheedy: Keynote Speaker at TMEC Annual Conference 2019
The Tasmanian Minerals, Manufacturing and Energy Council is delighted to welcome Kevin Sheedy to the 2019 Conference program as keynote speaker at the conference dinner on Thursday 25 July where he will share insights and stories from his life journey and experiences.
Women in Resources Tasmania Awards 2019 – Finalists Announced
Finalists across five categories have been announced in the 2019 Women in Resources Tasmania Awards, recognising the contributions and achievements of women in the State’s resources, mining and manufacturing industries.The annual awards are coordinated by the Tasmanian Minerals, Manufacturing and Energy Council (TMEC) in conjunction with the AusIMM Women in Mining Network Tasmania (WIMnet) to create awareness of inspirational women working in resources and encourage other women to pursue careers in these Tasmanian industries.
Recognising Exceptional Tasmanian Women in Resources
The 2019 Tasmanian Women in Resources Awards will be officially launched on 15 February, commencing a six-week nomination period to discover the exceptional female talent in Tasmania’s resources, mining and manufacturing businesses.The annual awards are hosted by the Tasmanian Minerals and Energy Council (TMEC) in conjunction with the AusIMM Women in Mining Network Tasmania (WIMnet) and include seven categories across trades, manufacturing, non-executive, engineering and professional services roles.
Leading Australia with Innovative Welding Simulator Training
TMEC’s Advanced Manufacturing Centre has welcomed the expansion of its training capabilities and technologies with the opening of a welding simulator training centre within its Burnie site. The centre features eight portable welding simulators available for use by industry, schools, TAFE students and trainers to develop welding skills in a safe environment. The virtual-reality simulators mimic real welding experiences and are compatible with live welding equipment. When used, they provide statistical feedback on weld quality, accuracy and comparative improvements in technique.