New four-day ‘Environmental Management in Resources’ conference to be held in Perth, Nov 28 - 1 Dec 2011

New Four-Day ‘Environmental Management in Resources’ Conference to be held in Perth

Environmental Management is the pre-eminent sustainability issue for Australia’s resource industry. It is crucial mining companies focus on more rigorous and integrated environmental practices to ensure compliance and ongoing approval to operate. Incorporating environmentally sustainable water management strategies, effective mitigation practices for soil and air contamination and ecological remediation and restoration plans are critical factors in gaining and maintaining regulatory approval to operate. Download the full brochure here.

Join this pivotal forum for the resource industry and government representatives to exchange open and practical discussions on current leading environmental management practice, plus new approvals and sustainability requirements to ensure you will comply with raised standards under evolving regulatory and legislative reforms.

Appearances by the following industry leaders at the event will certainly be amongst the highlights: Featuring two days of leading industry presentations including 8 resource case studies.

Four Golden Gecko Award Recipients will be presenting…

  • Belinda Bastow, Manager, Approvals, Compliance and Sustainability, ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI AUSTRALIA
  • Lara Jefferson, Environmental and Approvals Manager, CROSSLANDS RESOURCES
  • Linton O’Meara, Environmental Manager, MINARA RESOURCES
  • Ric Davies, Community and Environment Advisor, PLUTON RESOURCES

Seventeen Industry Leaders including…

  • Valerie Ee, Manager Approvals and External Relations, BAUXITE RESOURCES
  • Sally Audeyev, Senior Associate, Energy and Resources, BLAKE DAWSON
  • Bruce Watson, Environmental Manager, CITIC PACIFIC MINING
  • Paul West, Manager Environmental Services, CLIFFS ASIA PACIFIC IRON ORE
  • Ryan Vogwill, Supervising Hydrologist, DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION, WA
  • Demelza Dravnieks, Senior Environmental Officer, Environment Division, DEPARTMENT OF MINES AND PETROLEUM, WA
  • Anthony Sutton, Director, Assessment and Compliance Division, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, WA
  • Daniela Tonon, Senior Associate, Projects Group, FREEHILLS
  • Dr Michael Ryan, Director, GAMUT CONSULTING
  • Mr Phil Whittle, Regional Manager, Western Australia, HYRDOBIOLOGY PTY LTD
  • Rory Haymont, Environmental Advisor, NEWMONT MINING ASIA PACIFIC
  • Ross Garling, Chief Executive Officer, SUPERIOR COAL
  • Andrew Wright, Environmental Officer, Werris Creek Coal Mine, WHITEHAVEN COAL
  • Shane Lakmaker, Senior Atmospheric Scientist, SINCLAIR KNIGHT MERZ


PS. Of course, don’t forget our 3 bookable separately interactive workshops.
Workshop A: Creating EIS’s that meet evolving regulatory expectations
Workshop B: Improved Dust and Fine Particle Management in Resources
Workshop C: Achieving effective water management, reporting and compliance using environmental monitoring systems

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