Operational Management

David Carey
David CareyChief Executive Officer
David is a Mining Engineer with 37 years of experience in underground and open cut coal mining. He has held roles in general management, mine planning and mine management in…

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Clive Hanrahan
Clive HanrahanOperations Manager - GAG Operations
Specialising in fire fighting and currently QMRS spokesperson on Inertisation and Fire Operations. Clive’s mines rescue career began in July 1984 and he joined QMRS in December 2003…

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Mark Freeman
Mark FreemanOperations Manager – Mine Emergency Management System Training
Specialising in Open Cut Competencies and Team Member training. Mark’s mines rescue career began in 1984 at the…

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Raymond Smith
Raymond SmithOperations Manager – Operations, Competitions and Gas Ticket Assessment
Ray’s experience is as a Team Member, Team Captain and District/Chief Assessor. Ray’s involvement with and passion for mines rescue…

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Steven Dawe
Steven DaweOperations Manager
Steven’s underground mining experience began in 2008 with Xstrata Coal working at Oaky No.1 Mine where he quickly developed an interest in Mines Rescue. He joined the ….

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Brent Stewart
Brent StewartOperations Manager - Equipment
Brent started his career in emergency response and rescue during his time in the Royal Australian Navy while serving at sea and ashore. Later, once he started in the mining industry, his …

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Trainers

Mike Walker
Mike WalkerSenior Trainer
Mikes career in the mining industry began in 1997, employed as a contractor where he worked in both open cut and underground operations. After the completion of his apprenticeship …

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Darren Prince
Darren PrinceTraining Instructor
Darren’s career in the mining industry began at Moura Mine in 1984, employed as an apprentice Diesel Fitter where he worked in both open cut and underground operations. After the completion of his apprenticeship, he gained …

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John Petty
John PettyTraining Instructor
John entered the mining industry in 2000 at Cook Colliery as a miner under Centennial Coal and remained with Cook Xstrata. John joined the mines rescue Cook team in 2005 and …

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Garrett Thompson
Garrett ThompsonTraining Instructor
Garrett began his mining career in 2006 at Bundoora Mine, and from there worked throughout the Bowen Basin at various mines in various roles before finally taking a permanent position at Carborough Downs.

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John Woodman
John WoodmanTraining Instructor
John began his mining career in 1989 and, since this time, he has performed a multitude of roles both within the surface and underground mining sectors. These roles have included …

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