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South West WA Branch: 2024 Calendar of Events

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The AusIMM South West WA Branch is pleased to announce the following technical events for 2024 – please note down these dates so you don’t miss out.

Mark up your calendars – our upcoming events include:

  • 28 February to 1st March 2024 – Site Tour & Networking Event, Grange Resources Southdown Magnetite, at Albany WA– 3-day event with presentations, LSM Ceremony, ESG Panel & STEM events.
    More information & registration link here.
  • 21 March 2024 – Gonneville Ni-Cu-PGE project brief– at Bunbury by Mike Nelson. More information & registration link here.
  • 18 April 2024 – Commissioning Strategies – Getting the Desired Outcome – at Bunbury, by Edward Dawson.
  • 23 May 2024 –Sunrise Dam Flotation Recycling of Gold Associated Sulphides – at Bunbury by Rebecca Craigie
  • 12 July 2024 (TBC)– Mining Projects: Successes and Failures – Root causes and remedies – at Bunbury. This event is the Mining Society Distinguished Lecture by Neil Cusworth & will be in conjunction with New Professionals Network.
  • August/September 2024 –Albemarle / Tronox Kemerton/Australind plant tours – proposed to occur with Delprat Lecture Series at Bunbury.
  • 19-20th October 2024– AusIMM Congress Tour Event will include President’s Dinner & Longstanding Members Recognition Ceremony – at Margaret River with Keynote Presentation by Peter Lane on Reducing our reliance on fossil fuels.
  • 16 November 2024 – Annual General Meeting and Social Networking Lunch Function– at St Aidans Winery, Ferguson Valley.
  • Early 2025 - Collie Graphite Processing site tour International Graphite

Our ability to meet your needs and interests can be improved by hearing about what your interests are, and how we can serve you better by writing to me at

I encourage you to log into your online portal at where, in your profile, you can select to receive Branch News and Email from the South West WA Branch. Where possible make us your ‘Home’ Branch. That way you will receive our branch news releases detailing our technical talks, mine and process plant tours and our social networking events. Also let me know if you would like to be involved in mentoring activities, either as a Mentor or a Mentee?

Being involved in the Branch is an excellent mentoring, career development, networking and governance training opportunity. If you are keen, we need and look forward to having you involved in our future Branch events and committee!

Best wishes for a safe, healthy and happy 2024.

Kind regards,

AusIMM South West WA Branch Chair
M: 0429-834-912

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