Thiess Rehabilitation Group Manager James Anderson presenting at IMARC 2022 

21 October 2022

Thiess Rehabilitation Group Manager James Anderson is presenting at this year’s International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) in Sydney from 2-4 November. 

James will be presenting in the Mine Closure, Rehabilitation & Repurpose session, and as part of the panel, Talk it Forward Dialogue – Putting the Purpose in Repurpose – How Can We Improve Post-Mining Legacies? 

The topics covered during these sessions include “Progressing ESG and Strengthening Social Value” and “Embracing Digital Technology and Mining Innovation”. 

In his presentation, “The sustainability opportunity for our industry”, James will outline opportunities that land rehabilitation present for the mining industry by taking a long-term strategic view, including: 

  • The sustainability opportunity for our industry 
  • Addressing ESG and biodiversity requirements 
  • Reducing financial liability 

“Mine rehabilitation is not about box-ticking. There is a real opportunity for our industry to consider smarter rehabilitation solutions and use technology to develop low-cost, smart solutions that deliver better landform and biodiversity outcomes,” says James. 

About James Anderson 

James has nearly two decades of environmental management experience and draws on environmental, project management and commercial skills to deliver excellence for our clients. 

Before launching Thiess Rehabilitation, James led Thiess’ environmental and civil team, overseeing the development and delivery of more than 500 hectares of rehabilitation each year across Australia and Indonesia. 

Connect with James on LinkedIn.

About IMARC 

The International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) – “where global mining leaders connect with technology, finance, and the future” – is Australia’s largest and most influential mining event. 

It creates a global conversation, mobilises the industry for collaboration and attracts some of the greatest leaders in the mining, investment, and technology industries for three days of learning, deal-making and unparalleled networking. 

This year’s conference topics include minimising disruptions and building resilience, progressing ESG, accelerating mining’s energy transition and the future workforce. The technical talks will delve into exploration, discovery and project developments, minerals processing, digital technology, and mining innovation. 

Held across three days, the conference also provides networking, brainstorming and knowledge sharing opportunities. 

For more information about the conference or to register, visit:

For more information about Thiess Rehabilitation and our land rehabilitation services, connect with our Thiess Rehabilitation team

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