IOM3 Fellow elected Vice President of ABMEC

22 Jul 2020

Congratulations to IOM3 Fellow EUR ING Kevin Sabin CEng CEnv FIMMM who was recently appointed as Vice President for ABMEC (formerly the Association of British Mining Equipment Companies).

Kevin is Divisional Managing Director, Mining Energy and Transportation, at Tech Search Associates Ltd (TSA), a new branch for this progressive member company of ABMEC. He becomes the first VP of ABMEC from a mining-services company. ABMEC promotes mining excellence, and its members include OEMs, component suppliers, service providers and educational establishments.

Kevin was President of the Midland Institute of Mining Engineers in 2005–2006, is the author of two technical papers published in the IOM3 journal and was awarded Bronze Medals for two technical presentations to the Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire branches of IOM3.

Kevin started his career with the National Coal Board in 1975 and was awarded an MBA from Sheffield Business School in 1997, and has been a Chartered Engineer since 2005 when he received a post-graduate award in Engineering Business Management from Warwick University. Four years later he was awarded European Engineer accreditation by the Engineering Council and became a Chartered Environmentalist.

He will serve as President for two years commencing at the AGM in May 2022.

Congratulations to Kevin.

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x. ABMEC is the British trade association promoting mining excellence, while representing the global mining supply chain. With a nationwide membership, ABMEC is the voice of SMEs and larger organisations on worldwide platforms giving individuals the benefits of participating within an organised group.