As at November 2021
Name: Michael Price
Family: Wife Kristie, 2 boys, Isaac and Harrison
Current job/Role? Senior Mine Surveyor at Springvale Colliery
Career to date?
2012-2014 – Angus Place Colliery
2014-Current – Springvale Colliery
To leave a positive impression on those I work with, and to promote the importance of surveyors to others in the mining industry.
Survey Work / People
APART from $$, what factor attracts you to work in the mining industry as opposed to other survey disciplines?
The variety of work surveyors are involved in. We are the first people turn to for information, virtually in every aspect of mining.
Would you recommend a career in surveying to a grade 12 school kid? If not, what career would you recommend?
Of course. It has been a great career for me so far.
What makes you happy? At home with the family relaxing.
How do you relax? I like to play a bit of golf when I get the chance to.
What sports do you play and/or watch? I watch whatever the kids turn on. Usually football, cricket or car racing.
What is your ideal retirement location? Central Coast