Innovation and Excellence at the Coal Face

    1. Session Category
      Government Initiatives

Innovation and Excellence at the Coal Face

25 Jul 2018, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Mackay Showgrounds

Mackay Region is cementing itself as the “Silicon Valley” of the mining equipment, technology and service (METS) sector.

With over 1,100 businesses directly servicing the Bowen and Galilee Basin, many of which also supplying overseas markets, the Greater Mackay region is evolving to be one of the leading centres for specialised engineering and heavy industrial capabilities in the world.

Local operators such as Mackay Conveyor Equipment, Vayeron®, East West Lighting, Jet Engineering, and Viking Mechanical, are leaders in the innovation race, creating new technologies, products and equipment that are reducing costs, improving productivity and attracting attention across the globe.

A selection of local companies will showcase their innovative solutions and demonstrate why Mackay METS sector is continuing to grow from strength to strength.

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  • Jason Kelly


    Managing Director

    Mackay Conveyor Equipment

    Jason is the Managing Director of Mackay Conveyor Equipment, leading a team of over 30 staff from the company’s new headquarters in Maggiolo Drive,...

  • Ryan Norris



  • Lance Walk


    East West Lighting

  • Darrin Keates


    Viking Mechanical

  • Tony Caruso


    Managing Director


  • Shayne Ritchings


    Jet Engineering

  • Georgina Watt


    Ideas Kitchen Consulting

Opening Times
Tue 24 July Exhibition 9.00am – 5.00pm
Wed 25 July Exhibition 9.00am – 5.00pm
Thurs 26 July Exhibition 9.00am – 4.00pm

Registration opens 8.00am

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