Krzysztof (Kris) Biegaj, the co-founder and current Director/Owner of the Ausvac Mining Pty Ltd is a qualified mining engineer (Poland) with 30 years+ experience in: underground coal mining in Poland (1977 – 1985) and since 1986 living and working in/from Australia: Western Australian Department of Mines, (including 2.5 years as District Inspector of Mines in Kalgoorlie/Deputy Regional Mining Engineer), followed by management of underground nickel and gold mines (including open pit operations), then mine management of gold and metalliferous mines (both underground and open pit) in Far-East Siberia in Russia, Kazakhstan, Australia and Ghana. With then business partner, Ausvac Mining Pty Ltd was established in 2000 in Kalgoorlie, where the first in Australia truly mobile underground supersucker/a giant vacuum cleaner was designed and constructed, to carry out underground winzing and to recover high-grade ore material from mines’ floors and sumps and carrying out mill clean-downs on the surface.

​Most recently, Kris Biegaj has been working as a Mining Consultant (Business Improvement) in Australia, Russia, Ghana, Mongolia and Philippines. Kris holds WA 1-st Class Mine Manager’s Certificates of Competency, both Metalliferous and Coal and has been a Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) since 1992. 

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Curriculum Vitae

Biography of Krzysztof (Kris) Biegaj

Director/Owner of Ausvac Mining P/L