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FIFO WAG turned Podcaster.. After realising my hubby was about to return to the FIFO lifestyle I decided to start a Podcast for other FIFO Partners. One, as a coping mechanism for myself, but to also connect and meet other amazing FIFO partners. An outlet for them to share their stories and help other FIFO partners who may not have a strong tribe of their own.
 
This is the podcast for all things Fly In, Fly Out. Listen in as our hosts Brett & Sheena speak to people who live and work in the FIFO industry, to share their stories and experiences, and to help entertain and educate people from inside and outside of the industry.
 
Mad Mumzie shares stories and tips on living a mining lifestyle in Australia. As a dump truck operator for over 12 years, she wants you to know what it's really like. How to get in, how to thrive and survive in the mining industry-especially as a woman, how to make the most of your time working long hours, shift work and away from home. Interview style and audio blog episodes in a fun way help to shed light on a mysterious mining lifestyle to many.
 
A podcast created to capture the stories of the people who make up the global mining and related industries. Your host, Sean Lavin is passionate about the people who have (and continue to) shape the world in which we live via their contribution to the mining industry. Once an open-cut heavy machinery operator and site safety and health representative, Sean now dedicates his time to developing and enhancing the potential of those who live and breathe mining. Jump into the cab, buckle your sea ...
 
Glenney has had his alarm set for a very early time for over 5 years! There are only a few around when Glenney gets to the studio to make the airwaves dance. Glenney for Breakfast is a wholesome opportunity to find out what is happening in the Goldfields. With Glenney`s extensive list of Goldfields contacts, Wake Up often tells you what is going on before you get out of bed or get to work! With the primary focus of Entertainment, Glenney ensures that you Wake Up and get to work, school or th ...
 
Full Production is THE podcast of the mining industry. Join Peter Finn as he navigates his way through the issues, wins and advances being made in the mining industry in the Australian-Pacific region. Peter has been working in mines since he was 17 years old and has dug his way to the top of the industry as a leading recruitment and safety specialist. Peter eats, sleeps and breathes mines, and on the Full Production podcast he brings together other leading mining experts to talk about the ad ...
 
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On this episode of The FIFO Show we sit down with our good mate Porgey! The Perth born and raised Underground Sparky shares with us a bit of his life, from starting out as a Melbourne Storm recruit, transitioning to become an Electrician, the highs and lows of having his first child, and the mental challenges of going through a separation while wor…
 
Working in the mining industry, especially in a FIFO role, is a life-changing experience. However, like any journey there’s plenty of challenges along the way. How can you make the most of it? On this episode of Full Production, we chat to Terry Heta – the man behind FIFO Inspo. Through FIFO Inspo, Terry aims to share his experiences as a FIFO work…
 
How can we make a real impact on mental health in the mining industry? In this episode, we chat to Steve Poznik, miner and man behind Dirty Hole Designs – a clothing and merchandise company for miners that goes so much deeper than that. We chat about his mining journey and what inspired Steve to start a company dedicated to miners, that does so muc…
 
When Warren James first joined me back on episode 9, his ambition of writing a book was very much in its infancy. After a mere 18 months in the making, Warren is back on episode 44 of Beneath the Surface to discuss his brand-new book ‘Further Faster: The ultimate guide to accelerating your career’. An engineer by trade, Warren spent many years work…
 
This is the first ever episode of The FIFO Show! For this episode we thought it would be a nice to give our new listeners an opportunity to get to know us a little bit, from growing up at opposite ends of Australia, to starting work in FIFO, how swiping right brought us together and to travelling Australia. We also give a brief explanation of why w…
 
“The ability to influence is a critical element for life and we’ve all done it, whether conscious or not.” Wise words from heavy industry sales specialist and all-round top bloke Chris Lyons, who joins me on episode 43 of Beneath the Surface. When his dreams to play professional footy didn’t pan out as hoped, Chris dived head first into the world o…
 
In the face of a tragedy, what can we do to shape the mining industry to be better? The reminders we have about the importance of safety on site come at a cost that’s way too high. No matter who you are, speaking up when something doesn’t feel right, is crucial. This week we have a special interview for you on a topic that hits home for many miners…
 
Listen to find out what happens when the people who are usually asking you questions on site, are under the pump. Mad Mumzie has been watching the live stream of yet another inquiry and has a bit of a rant, just for you, and why does she feel so fascinated by it all? Oh and be sure to do all of your paperwork correctly too! Show notes" https://madm…
 
Breaking technological new ground is hard, especially in the mining industry. Concepts only go so far without the expertise and results to back it up. So how do innovators and mining operations bridge the gap? In this episode we welcome back Andrew Rouse from Pybar. Andrew is Chief Techonology Officer for Pybar Mining Services, Board Director for A…
 
Rick J Petersen from Men Of Change Australia talks about the importance of mentoring our boys, relationships, and why we need a spine-tingling reason to get home safely! Convo about Rick's mining connections and his passion to connect Father figures with sons and creating Men of Change Australia. How can this also help women and crew culture? How c…
 
“For every negative peanut out there, there’s a thousand supportive people cheering me on.” On possibly the most quotable episode to date, Larzy the Sparky absolutely lights up episode 42 of Beneath the Surface (yes, pun intended). Lara Kelly is an apprentice electrician and self-proclaimed tool geek who started documenting her career journey just …
 
Teagan Dowler’s passion for diversity and inclusion evolved early in her career. When a lightbulb moment led to a realisation that her core values were misaligned to a lack of acceptance of difference, she set out to do something about it. I’m very excited to introduce (or reintroduce) you to Teagan on episode 41 of Beneath the Surface. Teagan is a…
 
How does having the right people on your team create value in a mining operation? In this episode, we talk about personnel and recruitment with FACE Contracting’s newest team member. Today Pete interviews Chris Hanlon, Director of Permanent Recruitment at FACE Contracting. We get to know more about Chris and his insights on what makes successful mi…
 
Jody Sainsbury is a coal train driver and author of High Heels to High Vis. Jo shares how she got into her job, gives a behind-the-scenes look at how train systems work, and provides a push for a positive change in our lives. Why did this interview take 2 days to complete? Stay tuned, and enjoy the podcast! Show Notes: https://www.madmumzie.com/bee…
 
Although it feels a bit weird sitting on the other side of the podcasting table, I knew I was in very safe hands with Nikki McMurray as a guest on her new podcast, Leadership in Hazardous Industries. It’s a pleasure to rebroadcast our chat here on episode 40 of Beneath the Surface. Nikki is a leadership facilitator and coach who is passionate about…
 
This week we chat to Tom Baskovich, Director of Product Development at Segnut. We caught up to Tom early this year in Perth. In this episode Tom talks about the leaps and bounds Segnut has made in improving safety on mine sites and beyond. We get to hear all about their innovation in the nuts and bolts of mining. We also discussed: An overview of S…
 
Mining is more than just an industry – it’s been a way of life for people for generations. How can you look after your own legacy in your mining career? This week we chat to Christopher O’Connor, Director of Air Cleveland Compressed Services. Pete caught up to Chris at last year’s Worthy Parts Industry Link Auction & Expo in Kalgoorlie. In this epi…
 
Two birds with one stone on episode 39 of Beneath the Surface, with the host of Life of Mine Podcast Matty Michael joining me for an epic conversation. Matty is blazing a solid path through the podcasting realm of the Australian mining industry, sharing fantastic conversations in his iconically relaxed style. Knowing that we both love a good chat, …
 
How can miners and businesses servicing the mining industry put their best foot forward as we enter our “new normal”? This week we interview Kristy Hunter, Director and Marketing Strategist for Hunter Marketing Co. No stranger to the mining industry, Kristy gives us some great advice on marketing during Covid-19 and how businesses can come out ahea…
 
Miners are a unique breed of workers who are subject to many different factors – how do you strike the work/life balance right? In this episode we interview Jeremy Palmer, Managing Director of Quattro Project Engineering. Quattro is a consulting engineering, management and contracting company servicing the resources industry. In this episode we get…
 
How can you take action on your goals and move closer to what you want to achieve? This week we interview Pete Seligman, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Alpin – an investment, consulting, and advisory firm that helps support business owners to achieve their goals. He is also the host of The Next Step podcast, which is a great resource for anyo…
 
A lot has changed since Andrew O’Brien and I first chatted back on episode 6 of Beneath the Surface, and it’s a pleasure to welcome him back to help make sense of the financial impacts of COVID-19. Andrew is a geologist turned site senior executive turned financial advisor, and specialises in blending his wealth of knowledge in the financial servic…
 
In this episode we chat to Phil Jones, Exploration & Geology Manager for OceanaGold at their Macraes operation. We caught up with Phil a few months back at the head office for the OceanaGold Macraes Operation in Dunedin, New Zealand. We get more insight into this unique operation as well as some great advice from Phil for anyone looking to further …
 
Many of us in the mining industry turn to upskilling or starting our own business to further our careers, but how do you know you’re making the right decisions? This week we chat to Adam Bean, construction superintendent turned marketing consultant. Also known as “The Social Tradie”, Beanie breaks down marketing into effective tactics for fellow tr…
 
Mad Mumzie’s sister chats about how things have changed for our mining industry. Secure your own oxygen mask first, working from home, physical distancing and re-framing Corona. Be sure to stay to the end where the convo turns to drinking too much when working from home, exercise or lack of it, roster changes, time for re-invention, bin and Anzac d…
 
In this unprecedented time, what does moving forward look like, and how can we take care of our fellow miners? This week we tune in to Peter Finn’s interview on the Beneath The Surface podcast, hosted by Sean Lavin. Sean is a fellow miner, podcaster, as well as mining industry changemaker. Sean and Pete chat over how COVID-19 has affected the minin…
 
“Leadership is hard work, and that’s why great leaders seem to be few and far between.” Adam Bean has a refreshing perspective of site-based leadership, and it’s a pleasure to welcome him to episode 37 of Beneath the Surface. Beanie is a chippie turned boiler maker who has carved himself an eclectic career journey. Although he lives for a challengi…
 
With so much uncertainty across the globe due to the COVID-19 pandemic, one certainty was counting on my good friend Peter Finn for an open, honest and very real conversation about the current ambiguous state of the global mining industry. Finny is the Managing Director of Face Contracting, host of the wildly popular Full Production podcast and all…
 
You may have had Woody come to your site and talk to your crew, or perhaps have seen his videos on you tube as he talks about safety and our choices? “The impact of hearing James Wood speak is something that will stay with you for a long time.” James Wood is an internationally recognised award-winning Safety Speaker. Listen in as we uncover his min…
 
“Suicide is everyone’s business”, a simple mantra that fuels the great work of Vince Borg - field officer for Mates in Mining, founder of Green Light Academy and my amazing guest on episode 35 of Beneath the Surface. Vince focuses his energy on empowering those around him to feel comfortable in starting uncomfortable conversations: tackling the ala…
 
This week we are celebrating the 100th episode of Full Production! Tune in to catch an interview with host Peter Finn on the behind-the-scenes of the show, and what’s coming up. In this episode, we welcome back Brett Robbo of Your Life of Impact to interview Peter Finn. We reflect on the last 100 episodes and give you an update on what’s ahead, and…
 
One should never feel like they have to walk their mining journey alone. This week on Full Production we chat to Dr. Elizabeth Vueltich, Clinical Neuropsychologist and Director of Mindlink Psychology – as well as a Non-Executive Director of Miners’ Promise. In this episode Dr. Liz sheds light on the psychology behind the experiences that many of us…
 
Pre-starts: part of the daily routine on sites in hazardous industries across the world. Yet for some, presenting in front of a crew for just a few minutes is the hardest part of the day. To help shift your perspective when it comes to pre-starts, it’s a pleasure to welcome Kate Norris and Thomas Krafft from Presentation Boss to episode 34 of Benea…
 
Brett shares how he felt being so young working with men in an underground mine. What challenges did he face, the effects that FIFO, absence and isolation can have on workers and their families plus much more. Why did he leave? Show Notes Page: https://www.madmumzie.com/beers68 Are you looking for a job in the mines but don't know where to start? H…
 
Getting started in the mining industry doesn’t have to be challenging. This week hear about how you can take advantage of the many resources and support networks in the mining industry. This week we chat to Leanne Drew, a seasoned miner who is also a writer, blogger and Host of the Beers With A Miner podcast. Leanne helps others in their mining jou…
 
In this 15-minute podcast, Bob Keebler and Lyle Benson discuss strategies for estate and income tax planning in the midst of market volatility, including Roth conversions, loss harvesting, alternate valuation date elections, gifting and selling low value assets, asset substitutions, and more. This Podcast is sponsored by Leimberg Information Servic…
 
The most important asset in any mining company, or business, is people. This week Pete chats to Austin McWilliams, WA State Manager for McMahon Services and Director of SafeCheck. We caught up Austin last year at the Worthy Parts Industry Link Expo & Auction in Kalgoorlie. We chat through Austin’s mining journey as well as a look at SafeCheck and M…
 
We all have stories from mining life – some more believable than others! In this episode we chat to Aaron White, who is an Author, Podcaster, and Miner. He is also known as Aaron Weston, author of ‘FIFO what really happens after the plane takes off…’, a book full of stories of what goes in behind-the-scenes in mining life. In this episode Aaron tal…
 
Being vulnerable is hard, but openness and authenticity can create powerful change in a person’s life. This week on Full Production we chat to Lachlan Samuel, ex-FIFO worker, podcast host, and founding director of Open Up Group. In this episode Lachlan talks about how he’s working towards “Making Mental Health Mainstream” in the FIFO community and …
 
The impacts that come with any mining operation can be turned into opportunities with the right approach and mindset. This week on Full Production we chat to Shane Goodwin, Head of Corporate Affairs and Social Responsibility for New Century Resources. In this episode, Shane talks about the importance of connecting with the community in mining and h…
 
Navigating life in the mining industry has challenges at all stages, but you don’t have to go it alone. Today we look at how to take advantage of mental health support for mining workers and their families. Each Wednesday join me, Peter Finn, managing director of FACE Contracting, as I navigate the ups and downs of the mining industry with forward-…
 
Mining operations are all around the world and each has its own unique aspects and character, as well as vibrant communities they work in with. Each Wednesday join me, Peter Finn, managing director of FACE Contracting, as I navigate the ups and downs of the mining industry with forward-thinking professionals from all walks of life. If you’re involv…
 
Money know-how is important, especially in the mining industry. Sometimes it can be hard to know where to go to get good advice. Each Wednesday join me, Peter Finn, managing director of FACE Contracting, as I navigate the ups and downs of the mining industry with forward-thinking professionals from all walks of life. If you’re involved in the minin…
 
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