WASMA Podcast Episode 10: Graham Crew’s tips on the future of mining and the skills professionals really need to excel in their careers
Graham Crew is a mining engineer who graduated from WASM in 1996. He is currently General Manager at the iconic Bulyanhulu Gold Mine operated by Acacia Mining Plc and located 50km South of Lake Victoria in central Tanzania. Prior to this he was Operations Manager with gold producer La Mancha Resources Australia during their expansion from 30,000 to 170,000 ounces per annum including construction of the 1.5Mtpa Mungari Processing Facility.
Graham grew up in Kalgoorlie and worked in the mining industry as a draftsman and operator prior to enrolling at WASM as a mature age student in 1993. He has worked in extensively in mining operations and technical roles in Australia and overseas.
In this podcast we discuss Graham’s climb to become one of the mining industries most respected professionals. We dive into the decisions, which he has made to get to where he is. Graham has no regrets and explains his optimistic view on everything happening for a reason. We get stuck into tips for mine managers and General managers and take a look at the future of mining and the skills professionals really need to excel in their careers. We finish with an intriguing discussion on diversity – and as you can tell – Graham is well versed in the benefits of diversity!.