Through Ai Group's Minerals, Energy and Supply Chain Resilience (MESCR) offering we are committed to helping businesses identify opportunities, secure new business and succeed and grow in a changing demanding world.

The mining, mineral extraction, natural gas, hydrogen and other renewable energy sectors in Australia are in transition and this brings many opportunities and challenges for the industry.

Supply chains are increasingly becoming visible end-to-end, digitalised and more demanding.

MESCR works with members and industry in all these areas, to help provide clarity, assistance and business improvements during this transition.

On your behalf, MESCR focuses on:

  • Introduction to sales pipelines and networking opportunities
  • Guidance for improved Competencies and Capabilities
  • Advice on up-to-date regulatory requirements
  • Guidance on modern supply chain development and requirements.

MESCR's main activities are:

  • Events: New project briefings/meet the buyer/networking
  • National project updates: By state, by industry segment
  • Webinars: Project and business competencies
  • Podcasts: Industry news, development, analysis and insights
  • LinkedIn: Global and national insights and opinions
  • Newsletter: Links to industry news
  • Full access to Ai Group memnber service
  • Entry into Mining Industry Supplier manual
  • Discount on resource and mining maps
  • Personal introduction to industry associations, as appropriate; and
  • Connection to Government funding    

Contact James Scotland General Manager MESCR. Phone:  0400 46 47 66. Email:

Advanced Materials and Battery Council

Ai Group also supports the Advanced Materials and Battery Council, which seeks to facilitate the advanced materials and battery value chain throughout Australia and beyond. It aims to improve knowledge about the breadth of technology offerings already under development in Australia, share information to create fertile ground for an advanced manufacturing and battery eco-system, and develop new supply chains to the northern hemisphere unrestricted by geopolitics. Learn more here.

Need help?

The Workplace Advice Line is Ai Group’s national telephone advisory service for all your on the spot workplace related questions.

Call the Workplace Advice Line
1300 55 66 77 and press option 1
(Overseas: +61 3 9867 0100). Email:

Weekdays from 8.30am to 5.30pm
(Australian Eastern Daylight/Standard Time)

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