Following incorporation in 2006, we have worked as an independent geological consultancy, initially serving a range of open cut coal mining and exploration clients. We have expanded our capability to provide corporate geological modelling, resource estimation and database management services. We are now based out of Brisbane to provide a more central base for our Brisbane and Hunter Valley clients, but retain our presence in Mackay to offer field services in the Bowen Basin.

Why Choose Us

Our clients benefit from using Geomine because we:

  • focus on you and can tailor our services to add value to your business
  • provide highly experienced geologists that can work seamlessly with your team
  • are a small company with low overheads, allowing competitive consulting rates
  • have offices located in Brisbane and Mackay for easy access to mines in Central Queensland, Brisbane based clients, as well as improved access to our growing list of Hunter Valley clients
  • have experienced geologists providing cost-effective online services, i.e. eliminating onboarding hassles and streamlining time-frames

Our Clients

BMA, BMC, RTCA, Xstrata and now Glencore, Anglo American Coal, New hope Group, Metroof Industries, Middlemount Coal, Bengalla Mining Company.

Team Profiles

Marko Seppanen
Company Director/Principal Geology Consultant 


Bsc Geology, Post Grad Dip Geology, MAusIMM
Marko is a coal geologist with over 30 years of experience in Australian open cut coal mines, exploration and geological modelling. Marko enjoys working with others and sharing his skills in technical, operational and leadership roles.

Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate consulting, onsite operational support, staff coverage
  • Mine geology, geological database validation, geological modelling, coal quality and geological training
  • Competent Person for JORC coal resource reporting
  • Capability for a wide range of geological projects


Mobile phone: 0429 499 100

Kim Paton
Senior Online Geology Consultant


BSc (Hons) Applied Geology
Kim is a geologist with over 10 years of experience in Australian open cut coal mines and exploration. Kim is passionate about creating trustworthy geological databases. She has superb attention to detail and is our forensic geology expert!

Areas of Expertise

  • Online corporate consulting
  • Mine geology, geological database validation and geological modelling, geological audits and due diligence work, tenure and technical reporting
  • “Forensic” geology
Cath McGregor
Virtual Assistant – Part Time Administration Contractor 


Diploma of Executive Office Management, Cert IV in Business Administration, Cert IV in Occupational Health & Safety
Cath is a virtual assistant from Modern Day PA. Cath has 10 years’ experience as an executive assistant to mining executives, 17 years in the mining industry (including time on-site in coal and iron ore) and 20+ years’ experience in business administration.

Areas of Expertise

  • Admin and PA support to mining consultants
  • Professional document preparation
  • Marketing administration