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Hosts Sarah-Joy Pierce and Jodie Currie chat to the Queensland mining industry’s movers and shakers, getting you the latest information to be a success in resources.Are you a small business servicing the mining industry? A contractor looking to find industry insights? An executive who wants to keep their finger on the pulse? This is the podcast for you. With interviews, timely inside information and bite-size episodes, it’s the perfect thing to listen to while you’re flying or driving to site.Get your head in the mining game with the Crib Room podcast.

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Hosts Sarah-Joy Pierce and Jodie Currie chat to the Queensland mining industry’s movers and shakers, getting you the latest information to be a success in resources.Are you a small business servicing the mining industry? A contractor looking to find industry insights? An executive who wants to keep their finger on the pulse? This is the podcast for you. With interviews, timely inside information and bite-size episodes, it’s the perfect thing to listen to while you’re flying or driving to site.Get your head in the mining game with the Crib Room podcast.

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The BBMC Crib Room Podcast

Latest release on Dec 01, 2020

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Rank #1: E10: Diversity, data and operations with Mark Scott

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In the final episode for Season 1 of the BBMC Crib Room Podcast, we talk with Mark Scott, Chief Operating Officer of Hastings Deering.

This episode of the BBMC Crib Room Podcast is the one where we chat career paths, diversity and the challenges of doing business internationally. 

Tune in to find out:

  • How Mark went from a gap year and sales roles to an international COO
  • How resources are operationally different here and in other Pacific countries
  • What’s next for OEMs in adapting to technology changes
  • The effects of big data on the resources industry

Nothing is off the table - come and join us in the BBMC Crib Room!

Dec 01 2020

23mins

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Rank #2: E9: Environment, activism and approvals with Ngaire Tranter

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Welcome to the BBMC Crib Room! Today we’re speaking with Ngaire Tranter, founder and Director of Nitro Solutions, an environmental approvals consultancy working in the mining sector. Ngaire is an environmental scientist by trade, and she’s been around the industry for as long as she can remember.

Among other things (and with a fair amount of hilarity), we'll discover:

  • how Ngaire's twisting career path set her up for success in environmental consultancy life
  • some of the more challenging projects she's worked on
  • how the latest regulatory changes have affected Nitro's clients
  • what Ngaire would do with a blank slate for a new environmental approvals process 

Nov 12 2020

25mins

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Rank #3: EP8: Community Voices and Engagement with Kieren Moffat

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This episode of the BBMC Crib Room Podcast is the one where we chat about the future of community engagement and why we need to change the way that we think. We’re chatting to Kieren Moffat, CEO of Voconiq, in this episode brought to you by Mackay Regional Council.

Tune in to find out:

  • Why digital-first engagement might just be the future
  • The place of a ‘professional’ engagement function in a mining company
  • Whether or not the Bowen Basin is really that different to global mining communities
  • How Kieren would redesign the whole community engagement process

Nothing is off the table - come and join us in the BBMC Crib Room!

Oct 14 2020

30mins

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Rank #4: E7: Coal Marketing 101 with Mark Gresswell

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This episode of the BBMC Crib Room Podcast is the one where we dive deep on global commodities markets - more exciting than it sounds! In this episode, brought to you by Bridgestone Mining Solutions Australia, we’re chatting with Mark Gresswell, director of Commodity Insights.

Tune in to find out:

  • What coal marketing really is
  • Where the coal price is currently sitting, and what it’s expected to do in the near future
  • How COVID-19 has affected commodity markets, here and overseas
  • What the evidence really says about the future of coal

Nothing is off the table - come and join us in the BBMC Crib Room!

Sep 13 2020

19mins

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Rank #5: EP 6 - Vision, green shoots and ‘big small’ companies with Michael Gray

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This episode of the BBMC Crib Room Podcast is the one where we take a ride through the ups and downs of the metallurgical coal market with Michael Gray - experienced industry executive and all-around good guy.

In this episode, brought to you by Coxons Group Australia, we ask Michael all about his perspective on industry - from current market conditions through to the approvals process, investors, customers and the importance of relationships.

Tune in to find out:

  • Where the green shoots are in the current market cycle
  • The surprising thing that Michael learned from Ken Talbot
  • How being a ‘big small’ company changes things at the literal coalface
  • What the future of investment in the coal industry looks like

Nothing is off the table - come and join us in the BBMC Crib Room!

Aug 24 2020

25mins

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Rank #6: E5: Shifting our innovation mindset with Sharna Glover

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This episode of the BBMC Crib Room Podcast is the one where we talk about why ‘the way it’s always been’ damages our industry.

In this episode, brought to you by SMW Group, we examine innovation with Sharna Glover of technology company Imvelo.

Tune in to find out:

  • What industry 4.0 is really all about
  • The surprising things that mining has in common with agriculture and forestry
  • How innovation isn’t what you might think
  • How automation adds, rather than ‘taking away’

You won’t think the same way about innovation in the mining industry after this episode!

Jul 12 2020

25mins

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Rank #7: E4: Indigenous Engagement with Margarita Escartin

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The BBMC Crib Room Podcast exists to discuss what’s happening in the Queensland mining industry, keeping you up to date when you might not be able to get out on site.

We sat down recently with Margarita Escartin of Red Cliff Projects to chat indigenous engagement best practice. Fittingly, we recorded this episode during Reconciliation Week, and during a time while indigenous engagement is an important part of the national conversation. 

Tune in to find out:

  • Margarita's experience as an indigenous engagement practitioner in mining and resources
  • What best practice looks like
  • Challenges facing the industry
  • What we can achieve together

Jun 28 2020

35mins

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Rank #8: E3: Resources, rugby and culture with Nathan Sharpe

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Here we are again in the BBMC Crib Room - discussing what’s happening in the Queensland mining industry and keeping you up to date when you might not be able to get out on site. 

This week on the podcast, we caught up with Nathan Sharpe - former rugby great and now Executive General Manager, Client Services with Brunel.

Tune in to find out Nathan's views on:

  • The similarities between mining and rugby
  • Mentorship and bringing 'cleanskins' into the industry
  • The key ingredient to a successful team culture
  • Balancing safety and productivity
  • The most famous person that Nathan met during his time playing pro rugby!

Jun 08 2020

36mins

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Rank #9: E2. Business Development with Dan Whitmore

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Here's the second episode of the BBMC Crib Room Podcast.

We’re here to discuss what’s happening in the Queensland mining industry, keeping you up to date when you might not be able to get out on site. 

Today we're talking business development with Dan Whitmore, covering:

  • the importance of relationships (before, during and after a pandemic!)
  • how COVID-19 has changed the way business development works
  • some of the things that haven't changed
  • the trick to having the right contact in the right place at the right time

Tune in to uncover Dan's top tips for mining industry business development!

May 25 2020

30mins

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Rank #10: E1: The Big Questions with the Hon. Keith Pitt

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Welcome to the first interview of the BBMC Crib Room Podcast!

We’re here to discuss what’s happening in the Queensland mining industry, keeping you up to date when you might not be able to get out on site. 

You might not ever get the chance to sit in the crib room and have smoko with the Federal Minister for Resources - but we had the chance to sit down and interview the Hon. Keith Pitt a few weeks ago.

Tune in to find out:

  • How Minister Pitt is planning to approach his new portfolio
  • How COVID-19 has changed things over the last few months
  • Where the Minister sits on big questions like energy security and the skills shortage
  • And one thing that you might not know about the Minister!

May 22 2020

16mins

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