Melanie Haycroft

Economic & Production Geologist | Hard Rock Mining

Sector: Mining & Metals

Member Since, July 13, 2023

Open To Work

  • I am open to relocating to
  • I am open to working remotely Yes
  • I am open to being contacted by employers and recruiters Yes

About Me

A confident and highly capable individual who strives to perform at her best. A proven team player who can be relied upon to execute her duties without supervision. A gregarious, sparkling personality and ‘can-do’ approach makes her an asset to any organization and environment.


  • Bachelor of Science - Honours, Geology/Earth Science, General (2014 - 2015) University of Tasmania

    Activities and societies: UTAS Geology Society Conducted an Honours research project on a newly discovered zone of mineralisation at Broken Hill - the \'Eastern Mineralisation\'. The aim was to identify any possible correlation in the formation of the zone with any of the previously mined ore bodies. Analysis was performed through the use of high resolution techniques, including Pb-isotope testing, and whole rock and mineral geochemistry. The project was conducted under the guidance of Professor Garry Davidson (UTAS), Professor Ian Plimer (UAdelaide) and CBH Resources.

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc), Geology/Earth Science, General (2011 - 2013) Macquarie University

    Activities and societies: Macquarie University Geoscience Society, Social Touch Football, Social Netball

  • Diploma (2005 - 2010) The Hills Grammar School

    Activities and societies: House Captain, 2010 House Senior, 2008-2009; Year 7 Orientation Camp - Senior Representative, 2010; Y-Lead Australian Student Leadership Conference – participant, 2009; Relay for Life – Charity, 2009; Senior Orchestra, 2008-2010.

Work & Experience

  • PureGold Mining Inc. (2020 - Present ) Production Geologist

  • TMAC Resources Inc. (2019 - 2020 ) Logging Geologist

    Hope Bay is a province of narrow-vein Archaean gold deposits in the arctic of Nunavut, which includes the Doris Mine, Madrid Mine, and Boston deposit. - Core logging - Core shed management - Data entry and collection - QAQC of data before upload - Assist Pit Geologist and Production Geologists as required

  • Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) (2019 - 2019 ) Service Centre Coordinator

    Full-time ongoing placement through an employment agency while I established myself in Canada. - Answer all incoming calls and emails from TTC employees - Discuss payslip queries and leave entitlements - Compose and issue employment letters on request

  • Diversified Minerals - Henty Gold Mine (2016 - 2017 ) Production Geologist

    Henty is an underground gold operation in the wilderness of western Tasmania - Underground mapping and grade control sampling - Issuing mining direction instructions - Core logging - Verification and sign off of diamond drill proposals - Drill rig safety auditing - Weekly reporting for market release

  • Unity Mining Limited - Henty Gold Mine (2016 - 2016 ) Graduate Geologist

    - Core logging - Verification and sign off of diamond drill proposals - Drill rig safety auditing - Weekly reporting for market release Diversified Minerals took over ownership of Henty Gold Mine in May 2016

  • Unity Mining Limited - Henty Gold Mine (2015 - 2016 ) Geotechnician

    - Preparing drill core for geologists - Core logging - Drill rig safety auditing - Core shed management

  • CBH Resources Limited (2014 - 2014 ) Geology Intern

    CBH Resources is a Zn-Pb-Ag producer with current underground operations the Cobar Basin(Endeavour Mine) and the Broken Hill Region (RaspMine). - Core logging - Assist geologists in daily underground duties