Sponsors and Event Supporters


Industry Supporters

The Adani Group is one of India’s leading business houses with revenue of over $11 billion.  Founded in 1988, Adani has grown to become a global integrated infrastructure player with businesses in key industry verticals - resources, logistics, energy and agro.

Anglo American aims to make a real difference for everyone whose lives they touch. They mine the materials that make modern life possible, in ways that are safer, smarter and more responsible. Anglo American has operated in Australia since 2000 and their portfolio includes thermal and metallurgical coal across six mines and two states. They aim to manage their mines an deliver their projects in a way that ensures the benefits of mining are shared with their people, neighbouring communities, local economies and their shareholders.

BHP is a world-leading resources company. They extract and process minerals, oil and gas, with more than 60,000 employees and contractors, primarily in Australia and the Americas. Their products are sold worldwide, with sales and marketing led through Singapore and Houston, United States. Our global headquarters are in Melbourne, Australia.

Glencore was founded in 1974. Today, Glencore is one of the world’s leading diversified natural resource companies, producing and trading more than 90 commodities.

Operating five mines and managing five others across New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia, Yancoal also has a ~50% share in the Middlemount joint venture.

Yancoal currently employs approximately 5,500 people, sourcing the majority of its people from the local communities in which it operates.


Hastings Deering has an 80 year history of serving our customers across Queensland and the Northern Territory, delivering solutions that support their ongoing success. Headquartered in Brisbane, Hastings Deering sells and rents machinery, provides parts and service, and delivers fleet management and productivity solutions for mining and construction job-sites.

Davey Bickford is committed to delivering increased productivity and profitability for our partners and clients. Through our global support teams and next-generation detonation products, we deliver open and supportive partnerships that drive operational success

Event Supporters

The Australian mining equipment, technology and services association, promotes the expertise of its membership to the international community.

The Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (BPEQ) regulates the profession of engineering in Queensland. BPEQ traces its history back to 1930, when the then Queensland Government passed the original Professional Engineers Act (the PE Act). 

The Bowen Basin Mining Club has been established to open the communication pipeline across all facets of the resource sector. Bi-monthly networking luncheons held in Mackay, Emerald and Moranbah aim to connect industry with suppliers and regional communities.

As one of Queensland’s busiest regional airports, over 1 million passengers pass through Mackay Airport each year. The airport attracts a diverse range of carriers to service the travel needs of the business, commercial, industrial, leisure and visiting friends and relatives sectors.
In 1903, Mackay became a town, under the Mayoralty of C.P. Ready. On August 17, 1918, the Mackay Town Council became the Mackay City Council.
The prosperity and confidence of the city is reflected in the fine older buildings. Many of the city's historic buildings were lost to devastating fires, to the notorious cyclone on January 1918 and to progress.

Mining Family Matters provides free professional support and practical advice to Australian families in mining, oil and gas.

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

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.

Platinum Media Partners

The leading news network covering Mackay, Whitsunday and Isaac regions. 6pm weeknights.

Media Partners

The ASIA Miner magazine and online news service is the voice of the Asia-Pacific mining industry, covering exploration, development, mining and investment as well as the latest in technology from equipment and mining services providers.

Australian Mining continues to lead and inform the Australian mining industry of the latest innovations in mining technology and equipment.

Australia's Mining Monthly (AMM) is the premier mining publication for those working in the operational side of mining.

The Australian Mining Review newspaper is delivered to mine sites, resources sector companies, stake holders, decision makers and contractors.

Channel 9 Mackay reports the latest news within the local community.
The Daily Mercury is Mackay's only daily newspaper and is published Monday to Saturday. It has been serving the region since 1866 and has a strong commitment to presenting local news.
Owned and operated by Prime Creative Media, Ferret.com.au is one of Australia’s largest online directories for the manufacturing, industrial and mining sectors.
HIT Mackay is a local radio station which brings bit entertainment and encourages community engagement.

 Industry Queensland is a new publication from the editorial and graphics team that has brought you The Mining Advocate and Queensland Industry Advocate for more than a decade. Our strength is the relationships forged with industry and representative bodies, corporate and government and community and social groups.We are Queensland-based and industry specific and our products are designed to contribute commercial value to the reader.

Logistics & Materials Handling provides feature-driven content, news and products information specifically targeted to service the information needs of senior and operational managers in the Australian materials handling, logistics and supply chain management industries

MiningNews.net is Australia’s most comprehensive source of mining news, providing unparalleled insight into the resources sector through expert commentary and daily market and commodity updates.

National Mining Chronicle is an informed link to the latest and biggest stories happening daily in the Australian mining industry, as well as overseas.

National Resources Review is home to the latest news, projects, business and finance news, products and services and much more.

PACE (Process and Control Engineering) magazine and provides an online space where the engineering community can share ideas and upload news, products, company profiles and events information

Pump Industry Magazine is Australia's only dedicated pump magazine. It features pumps news and technical articles on mining, oil & gas, HVAC, irrigation, etc.

Safe to Work is the community hub for workplace safety in Australia and contains breaking news and feature driven content from the Safety First magazine, as well as job listings, events and supplier directory.

If you ask a Queensland miner or gas worker what they read on site, they'll tell you it's Shift Miner. Whether it's flicking through the Miner’s Trader classifieds for a new set of wheels, doing the crossword in the crib hut, or laughing at Frank the Tank’s latest love advice in the mess, Shift Miner has been keeping miners amused for nearly a decade.
Jay and Dave are the longest running Breakfast show in the region. Jay has spent 10 years on Breakfast and Dave has joined him for 7 of those years. The boys have been waking up Mackay/Whitsundays for over 7 years together. Triple M dominates the region when it comes to Local News, Information, Prizes and a whole lot of Fun.


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