2022 SPONSORS & PARTNERS

INDUSTRY SUPPORTERS

Anglo American is a leading global mining company and our products are the essential ingredients in almost every aspect of modern life.

Our portfolio of world-class competitive mining operations and undeveloped resources provides the metals and minerals that enable a cleaner, more electrified world and that meet the fast growing consumer-driven demands of the world’s developed and maturing economies.

BHP is a leading resources company with a vision to bring people and resources together to build a better world.
BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) is Australia’s largest coal producer and supplier of seaborne metallurgical coal. BMA is owned 50:50 by BHP and Mitsubishi Development.

Bravus Mining and Resources is an Australian company dedicated to creating jobs and opportunities for regional Queensland communities. Bravus is delivering the Carmichael Mine and Rail Project in central Queensland which has so far paid more than $1 billion to regional Queensland contractors and businesses, and provided direct jobs for more than 2,600 workers. The Carmichael Mine will generate billions of dollars for government in its first 30 years of operation by contributing to taxes and royalties paid by us, our employees and suppliers. This money will help to build new schools, hospitals and roads for Queensland

Glencore is one of the world's largest globally diversified natural resource companies. Glencore has grown to become a major producer and marketer of commodities and comprises of around 150 mining and metallurgical sites, oil production assets and agricultural facilities. 

At MacKellar Group, our strong values, commitment to clients, safety culture, and a focus on developing young talent has always been at the core of what we do.

Since we first opened our doors in 1966, our team has worked hard behind the scenes to drive excellence and further enhance our business.

Today we are still committed to continued growth and expansion into new territories whilst maintaining our family values and reputation as a partner.

Multicom is a Queensland based, unlisted public company on a mission to develop innovative critical minerals processing to meet the growing demand for lightweight and higher-strength steels and energy-efficient products.   Multicom's fully approved Saint Elmo project located in the mineral-rich province of North-West Queensland near the township of Julia Creek will extract and co-produce +99.99% High Purity Alumina (HPA) +99% Vanadium Pentoxide. Multicom's custom-engineered hydrometallurgical process flow sheet will position Multicom as a low cost, scalable producer of critical minerals able to meet the forecast supply gaps in the HPA and Vanadium markets. 

Whitehaven Coal is proud to be the leading Australian producer of premium-quality coal. We are the dominant player in Australia’s only emerging high-quality coal basin. We help power developed and emerging economies in Asia where there is strong and growing demand for our product, particularly for use in high-efficiency, low-emissions coal-fired power stations.

INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY PARTNER

The department's vision is to enable growth and productivity for globally competitive industries by supporting innovation, science and commercialisation; growing business investment and improving business capability; streamlining regulations; and building a high performance organisation.

FLEET SPONSOR

NQ started off as a Mother and Daughter Business with only two vehicles in our fleet. Now being in Business for over 18 years we have a fleet of over 75 vehicles ranging from Cars to Moving Trucks.

Our goal is to make sure each and every hire is an easy and enjoyable experience. We quote honestly and effectively, so there are never any hidden costs when our customers pick up their Vehicle. We have a variety of Vehicles including Cars, Utes, Buses, Mine Spec Vehicles and Trucks. Short and long term hires are available and we offer free pick up and drop off in the Local area.

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Hastings Deering sell, rent, and offer outstanding support and parts distribution services for customers across a range of industries, including mining, general construction, civil transport and commercial construction, power systems, government, primary industries and marine.

We have over 3,000 employees, across 23 business service centres throughout Queensland, Northern Territory, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and New Caledonia, with our headquarters based in Brisbane, Australia.

Komatsu is a global manufacturer and distributor of earthmoving and mining equipment, distributed under the Komatsu, P&H and Joy brands. For a century, Komatsu has been by your side with ‘dantotsu’ quality, reliability, insight and support. Through manufacturing and technology innovations, we partner with you to create the solutions needed to achieve a sustainable future where people, businesses and our planet can thrive together.

RYCO 24•7 offers a comprehensive service of emergency breakdown, programmed maintenance, OEM support, installation, and aftermarket businesses. Our professionally trained and dedicated teams are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week offering expert technical support for hydraulic and industrial systems.

Our extensive national network of trained and certified Mobile Connector Specialists supported by fully stocked Service Centres offer quick response time to reduce machine downtime no matter what the industry or application. Rely on the team at RYCO 24•7 to be on hand; anywhere, anytime, to offer you professional assistance.

SGS offers an extensive range of services that covers exploration, plant design and engineering, production, industrial applications and decommissioning and closure. As your strategic partner, we provide testing, technology, trade services and consulting to help deliver more growth and lean efficiencies, improve your speed to market and reduce risk. 

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Austmine is the leading not-for-profit industry association for the Australian Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) sector. We drive the success of our members by providing opportunities to build relationships, understand industry needs, boost their industry profile and access domestic and international supply chains. 

Established in 2010, the Bowen Basin Mining Club brings bi-monthly networking luncheons to regional Queensland towns with a Bowen Basin connection. These luncheons to regional Queensland towns with a Bowen Basin connection. 

Gladstone Engineering Alliance (GEA) is the organisation linking business with opportunity to create sustainable growth and diversity in the Gladstone Region. A well-established organisation that has been operating since 2003, GEA is committed in assisting the engineering, manufacturing and supply chain services within the Gladstone Region to meet world best practice for its skills, proficiency, capability and quality of work.

GW3 is an independent, regional economic development body that represents and advocates for the Mackay Isaac Whitsunday region.

It is funded by the three regional councils along with project and grant funding. The organisation is led by an independent governance board; has a Chief Executive Officer and an administration, communications and project team located across the entire region.

GW3 is also the parent company of C-Res, a cost-neutral entity which delivers the Local Buying Program in partnership with BHP across BHP communities of interest in Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia and Western Australia.

The Mackay Airport is conveniently located in South Mackay, just 10 minutes from the CBD. This bustling airport operates daily flights for Jetstar, Qantas and Virgin Australia. Relax in the Qantas Lounge which caters to Business and Leisure travellers alike, or unwind in the terminal with modern facilities and top class dining options. Make use of free tech charging and Wi-Fi with Tech2Go. Enjoy Barra Bar – to greet, meet, drink and dine, The Botanist Kitchen and Bar, and Carlyle and River Coffee Co. for top class coffee options. With car hire, plus short and long term parking available, the Mackay Airport is the preferred airport for the Mackay and Whitsunday regions.

Mackay Tourism Ltd. (MTL) is the peak tourism organisation for the Mackay - Isaac region.

As a not-for-profit, membership-based, marketing and destination development organisation, we promote the region for both leisure and business to Australia.

Mackay Regional Council is a Local Government Area in Central Queensland, Australia. Creating the opportunity to thrive with the vision to become the best region for liveability and livelihood.

METS Ignited is part of the Australian Government’s Industry Growth Centres Initiative from the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources.
METS Ignited works with Australian suppliers to the mining industry, global miners, research organisations and capital providers to improve the global competitiveness and productivity of the Australian METS sector.

The Queensland Resources Council is a not-for-profit peak industry association representing the commercial developers of Queensland’s minerals and energy resources.

We're working to shape Queensland’s future by driving economic growth and enabling well-planned, inclusive and resilient local communities.

We connect with industry, businesses, community and government at all levels to create place-based solutions that leverage regional strengths and unlock sustainable growth. 

The Mackay, Isaac and Whitsunday regions have a strong and diverse economy, including an incredible rate of growth over the last two decades. Our region offers a wide range of employment, educational, sporting and cultural opportunities. 

RDA Greater Whitsundays work closely with local business, industry representatives and all levels of government to prepare for a sustainable and positive future for our region.

The Resources Centre of Excellence was born of strong partnerships between industry, governments, education providers, researchers, and community, and evidences “proof of life” to the fundamental construct that building strong collaboration is critical in shaping the future of the METS and resources sector. Through this collaboration, the RCOE provides world-class facilities for all things relating to resource development, with an underground mine simulated training and testing facility, emerging technology capabilities, quality training and conference facilities.

Resource Industry Network is a peak industry association representing companies actively engaged in the resource sector and those who are allied to the sector. We connect, develop, and promote our members to the commercial decision makers, peak bodies and government representatives in the resource sector.

The University of Queensland's Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) is a world leading research institute dedicated to finding knowledge based solutions for the sustainability challenges of the global minerals industry. SMI has a unique inter-disciplinary approach encompassing the expertise of scientists, engineers, anthropologists, sociologists, economists, and natural resource specialists. Our work covers all facets of the life of the mine from geology, to minerals extraction, water management issues, minerals processing, workplace health and safety, mine rehabilitation and closure, community engagement and social responsibility.

PLATINUM MEDIA PARTNER

Seven Queensland is part of Australia’s Leading Free To Air television network comprising of 7, 7Two and 7Mate, licensed to and serving the regional areas of Queensland.

RADIO PARTNERS

Listen live to 98.7 Triple M, Mackay & The Whitsunday's home of good times and greatest hits.

Stream hit Mackay and the Whitsundays live. The home of Hits and Old School with more music and variety.

MEDIA PARTNERS

AMSJ connects the mining industry to the latest mining safety news, events, mine safety legal information, mine safety history, hazard control technical reports, mines rescue and emergency and mining safety product and services information.

Australian Mining is the country’s highest circulating mining industry magazine. For more than a century it has provided the mining and resources industry the latest information on mining, technology, and innovation. Australian Mining magazine is the country’s most trusted and respected mining magazine since 1908.

Australia's Mining Monthly is widely acknowledged as the leading industry magazine of its type in the world, consistently breaks stories on mining, technology and equipment. Australia's Mining Monthly is a unique source of news and information on mines and mining.

We’re For The Mining Stories That Matter.

Published monthly – in hardcopy and digital – The Australian Mining Review is a feature-based publication covering one of the nation’s most significant economic powerhouses.

Australian Resources & Investment is this country’s premier mining journal dedicated to providing readers with cutting-edge insights into resource developments in Australia, and from Australian companies operating around the world.

Daily Mercury: Your place for trusted local news, crime and sport from Mackay. Covering the issues that matter most to those who call Mackay home.

MINE Australia is a MINE magazine spin-off dedicated to the Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, bringing you the latest news and analysis from the Australian mining industry in an exciting, interactive format. 

MiningNews.net is the world's fastest-growing source of daily global mining news. Compiled by a team of award-winning journalists, MiningNews.net covers corporate, market commodity and technical mining developments.

Oil and Gas Today is a leading source of news, features and expert opinion on the Australian oil and gas industry. The news service informs the oil and gas sector of the latest innovations in technology and equipment, providing unparalleled coverage of the developments that are shaping the future of the industry

Pump Industry is Australia’s only dedicated pump magazine. Pump Industry brings together end users, specifiers, manufacturers and suppliers, providing the latest information about pumps and associated equipment across all industries, including water and wastewater, mining, oil and gas, food and beverage, seals, and more.

The Queensland Mining and Energy Bulletin is an independent voice on mining and energy for anyone working in the Queensland mining and minerals industry.

National Resources Review is a quality magazine with a focus on the mining industry while giving brief insight into other resources sectors as well, offering in-depth stories from Australia and the world. The exclusivity of the publication lays in the content which includes prominent national and international industry news, government policies, topical features, projects in progress, company overviews and recent accomplishments in the industry. 

Safe to Work is a high-quality, multi-platform publication for the Australian mining sector with safety being the key priority. It is a communication channel within the Australian mining industry that exclusively focuses on safety products and services.