Michael Neilson

MAusIMM

Senior Mining Engineer, Sydney

Michael has over 8 years’ experience as a Mining Engineer. He is a highly motivated and skilled mine planner and expert level Spry user.

He is a strategic thinker; a creative problem solver; a considered decision maker; adept in the complex situations; and someone who always holds the best interest of the business at heart. Michael has worked on a wide range of projects, largely in open cut coal, both domestically and abroad. During this time, Michael has demonstrated excellent proficiency in deposit characterising, ROM modelling, pit optimising, pit designing, pit and dump scheduling, haulage modelling, equipment selection, and cost modelling. More recently, Michael has had experience training Clients in Spry software and helping to implement mine planning processes on site. To add to this, Michael has excellent written and communication skills.