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AusIMM announces partnership with Howden Engineering

The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) announced a new partnership with Howden Engineering to bring leading mine ventilation developments to industry professionals.

As the trusted voice of 65,000 resources professionals, AusIMM will work with Howden, a global engineering company, to open technological development in specialty engineering services to a more diverse industry audience.

The partnership will showcase new and emerging expertise through AusIMM conferences, social media and AusIMM’s Bulletin publication ensuring that modern, relevant information is made more accessible to professionals.

AusIMM CEO Stephen Durkin said that as the peak body for resources professionals, AusIMM is eager to work collaboratively with Howden Engineering to create a greater connection between the needs of business and the needs of professionals.

“Howden Engineering are over 160 years old and AusIMM celebrated 125 years in 2018. This agreement doesn’t just bring together two organisations, it brings together the history and excellence of two established credible brands of the resources industry,” said Mr Durkin.

 “Fostering a connection between leading businesses like Howden and  professionals in the industry unlocks important opportunities for professionals exposing them to the diverse range of activity and development in the sector.”

“For more than a century, Howden has supplied ventilation fans and equipment to almost every major mining company in the world. By utilising Howden’s expertise AusIMM can continue fostering and promoting best practice health and safety products and systems for those working in the resources sector.”

The partnership is for twelve months and was signed in Sydney in front of an audience of Howden and AusIMM leaders, managers and professionals.  

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