The AusIMM North West Queensland Branch held its annual conference on 14th August 2015 in Cloncurry. The conference theme was: ‘Innovation: Challenging standard practices to find value in adverse conditions’. Eddie DeRivera attended the event on behalf of Mipac who was a major sponsor at the event.
This year’s theme encouraged the sharing of operational challenges and industry best practice to give an understanding of common themes impacting the North QLD region. Mipac would like to congratulate Jose Siliezar, Glencore Ernest Henry Mine Metallurgical Supervisor, Cloncurry on receiving the Innovation Award. Jose and the EHM concentrator team, implemented improvements at the concentrator which led a three per cent increase in its gold recovery.