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Central Victoria Branch & Mining Society

Distinguished Lecture Mining Projects: Successes and Failures – Root causes and remedies

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Join the Central Victoria Branch for the Mining Society Distinguished Lecture Mining Projects: Successes and Failures – Root causes and remedies with Neil Cusworth.

About this event

The 2024 Mining Society travelling lecture will provide a view of why for the last decade did the international mining sector deliver so many bad projects, and importantly, how can we stop history repeating itself.

Neil Cusworth, who has had a long and distinguished career in projects and project controls, where 40% of his 50 years' experience has been on international mining projects, will be presenting his views on what drives projects to succeed or fail.

Join us to find out more!

Finger food provided. Limited beer, wine, cider and soft drinks also provided.


Neil Cusworth

Managing Director, Enthalpy’s Australian, European and South American operations
Neil is the founding Managing Director of Enthalpy’s Australian, European and South American operations, as an independent Project Management services provider, since 1988.

Neil’s Project Management career has spanned almost four decades. He has worked as a Project Manager – Director on resource projects in most continents. Major projects have included Gordonstone Coal, Minera Alumbrera, Queensland Magnesium, Mt Isa Copper Smelter, sale of the Gladstone Power Station, Emu Downs Wind Farm, Anaconda Murrin Murrin and the OPR – Crosslands Iron Ore project.

He has undertaken a variety of specialist advisory and Independent Peer Review assignments since 1988. Including providing ‘best practice’ systems, procedures and reviews for multinational corporations including BHP Billiton, Barrick Gold, Antofagasta Minerals, Stanwell Energy, Cliff’s, MIM and Codelco.

Neil is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy. In 2013 Neil was awarded the AusIMM Mining Industry Technique Award.

Date and Time

Tuesday, 16 April 2024
6.00pm – 8.00pm (UTC+10:00)


Bendigo Central Deborah Heritage Attractions
Fosterville Room
76 Violet Street
Bendigo VIC 3550


Members: $10
Student Members: Free
Non Members: $15
Student Non Members: Free
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