M&E WA to kick off

M&E WA to kick off

The countdown until M&E WA kicks off has begun.

Officially starting tomorrow, the exhibition will feature more than160 exhibitors.

The show is held in partnership with the City of Perth and the WA Government.

It will showcase the latest in technological innovations, new equipment, and the latest techniques in the mining industry designed to make the job more efficient, more productive, and importantly, in this current financial climate – more cost effective.  

It also gives visitors, and exhibitors an opportunity to source the latest products, gain relevant education, and network with their peers in a business environment from more than 150 exhibitors. 

Held in the Perth Convention Centre from the sixth to the eighth of May, the show will feature a number of exclusive technology and innovation zones, such as TechLab, which the event says is a "dedicated area on the exhibition floor for step-change technology". 

The inaugural area is designed to "push innovative boundaries and unveil efficiency enhancing developments". 

The show has also set up 'Tech Trails' which are "purpose designed to provide visitors a swift method of connecting with all exhibitors within their preferred area of interest".  

These trails include automation; engineering; environmental; materials handling; minerals processing; open cut; safety; and underground mining. 

In addition to this it will also hold a Women in Mining day, on Wednesday, with the contribution of women to mining take be in focus, with the keynote address delivered by Fortescue Metals’ Cloudbreak mine general manager Julie Shuttleworth.

Later that will also be the inaugural M&E WA Industry Dinner, which will be hosted by WA mining minster Bill Marmion and feature Ian Plimer, Atlas Iron’s MD Ken Brinsden, Northern Star CEO Bill Beament, and PwC WA energy and mining leader Justin Eve.

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