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From @ The Coalface // Vol. 3 No. 1 October – November 2018

GET TO GUNNEDAH FOR THE VERY FIRST ENERGY INNOVATION AND MINING EXPO (EIMEX) AND EXPERIENCE THE HOSPITALITY AND SIGHTS ON OFFER WHILE TAKING IN THE MANY EXHIBITS AND ATTRACTIONS FROM NOVEMBER 1 TO 3.

This Gala 3-day event is jam packed with activities and will provide an experience for everyone. The event will kick off with a breakfast recognising “Women in the Workforce” with four exceptional speakers addressing pertinent issues. Commencing at 7am in the Basketball Stadium and sponsored by GBP Cranes entry is only $15; partners welcome.

ALL ARE INVITED TO ATTEND THE GALA DINNER ON THE FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE TOWN HALL WHERE THE EXPO WILL BE OPENED BY SENATOR THE HON. MATT CANAVAN, FEDERAL MINISTER FOR RESOURCES & NORTHERN AUSTRALIA.

MC for the evening will be Murray Hartin renowned poet, author and entertainer. The keynote speaker is our special guest Damian Thomlinson, commando veteran of the Afghanistan conflict. This fun filled evening will include a charity auction with the proceeds going to the Community Scholarship Fund supporting students in need, who are attending tertiary education. Tickets $65 per head and can be purchased on line.

SEMINARS AND EXHIBITOR PRESENTATIONS WILL RUN DURING THE 3 DAYS INCLUDING TOPICS COVERING:

  • water conservation and efficiency in agriculture
  • workplace issues around mental health and bullying
  • employment opportunities
  • education and training opportunities
  • bio energy
  • mine site rehabilitation
  • Environment topics
  • opportunities for the indigenous workforce
  • Drone demonstrations and operation
  • Drone uses in precision agriculture and business

Whitehaven Coal is the Major Sponsor and will be offering Bus excursions to their Maules Creek mine site on the Saturday morning leaving from the Expo Site at the Gunnedah Show Ground. There will also be tours to inspect a newly installed Solar Equipped Irrigation Bore. Food and beverages will be available on site and there will be Children’s entertainment on the Saturday including Jumping Castle and Pony Rides. Radio station 88.9fm will be broadcasting from the event with the opportunity for exhibitor interviews.

Entry: Gold coin donation to the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service admin@eimexgunnedah.net.au www.eimexgunnedah.net.au Phone: 0409 368 444

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