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Date
Friday 23rd March, 2018
8.30am Registrations; 9am – 5.30pm Seminar

Venue
Mt Gravatt Bowls Club
1873 Logan Rd Upper Mt Gravatt

This seminar will bring together geologists and drillers in an open forum to strengthen the partnership and provide greater mutual benefits. Presentations by geologists and drillers will cover topics of direct interest to both groups, including:

  • What constitutes a good drilling contract
  • Planning and logistics
  • Drilling and drill site management from both perspectives
  • Communication and conflict resolution
  • What geologists need to know about drilling
  • What drillers need to know about geology
  • New and emerging technology, and why both geologists and drillers need to know how this technology will impact them

Confirmed Speakers

OVERVIEW
• Queensland exploration scorecard 2017: A groundswell of optimism, Brad John (Chair, QEC)

WHAT CONSTITUTES A GOOD DRILLING CONTRACT
• Legal perspective – Matthew Karakoulakis (Principal Solicitor, AMK Law)
• Drilling contractor perspective – Peter Hall (CEO, ADIA)
• Client perspective – Damian Jungmann (Regional Exploration Manager, Chinova Resources)

PLANNING AND LOGISTICS
• Drilling contractor perspective – Nathan Kunst (Queensland Manager, Foraco)
• Client perspective – To be confirmed

DRILLING AND DRILL SITE MANAGEMENT
• Government perspective – Dr Tilman Rasche (Inspector of Mines, Qld Dept of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy)
• Drilling contractor perspective – Todd Symons (Owner, Daly Brothers)
• Client perspective – To be confirmed

COMMUNICATION AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION
• Drilling contractor perspective – Peter Jacobs (Senior Vice President Asia Pacific, Foraco)
• Client perspective – Barry Willott (Exploration Manager, Signature Gold)

WHAT GEOLOGISTS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DRILLING
• Drilling perspective – Wayne Pengelly (Drilling Supervisor, New Hope Group)

WHAT DRILLERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GEOLOGY
• Client perspective – Juli Hugenholtz (MD, Red Fox Resources)

NEW AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGY AND IMPACTS ON BOTH GEOLOGISTS AND DRILLERS
• Introduction and setting the scene – Mark Berry (Principal Geologist, Derisk Geomining)
• Directional applications in exploration drilling – Greg Runge (Technical Manager, Lucas Drilling)
• Technology that benefits drillers and geologists – Nick Shaw (Business Development Manager, Mitchell Services)
• Talk title to be confirmed – Michelle Carey (Global Manager Integrated Solutions, Reflex-AMC)
• Advances in inflatable packers technology for geotechnical application – Howard Kenworthy (Commercial Director, Inflatable Packers International)