Steve Butters – global mining expert powers up Siecap’s resources sector offering

Leading Brisbane project management and advisory firm Siecap is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Butters as a Director-Mining. Steve brings with him over 30 years of experience in the mining industry, from diverse roles across Australasia and Europe.


Steve’s expertise, which spans operations optimisation, explosives, on-site management, safety and international business, is anchored in technical engineering knowledge and commercial acumen. His combination of mining operations and global consulting experience makes him an outstanding addition to Siecap’s stable of consultants and represents a coup for our clients in the resources sector.

With the ability to combine technical skills with the business philosophies required for executive roles, Steve’s track record includes successes on projects and contracts working across all levels of corporate structures and investor representations.

Steve’s commodity experience covers iron ore, gold, copper, manganese, nickel, coal and laterites, and he is an authority on the safe selection and use of explosives. He is also experienced in explosives and blasting contract writing and management, together with continuous improvement management and mine-to-mill studies resulting in cost optimisation.

“This is great news for our mining clients,” says Tim Crossley, of Siecap’s Advisory Board. “Steve is a trusted professional and brings with him a wealth of experience from his roles here in Australia and abroad. He is energetic, results oriented and focused on commercial value, while maintaining high ethical standards and unquestionable safety leadership. We are pleased to have him join our team.”

Siecap is a dynamic project management and advisory business that provides customised solutions across the resources, energy, infrastructure, agribusiness, supply chain, logistics and procurement industries that balance leading edge strategy with pragmatism.

Its blue-chip clients include Santos, Origin Energy, AGL Energy, Energy Developments, Caltex, BHP, Energex, Thiess, Anglo American, South 32, Vale, Glencore and many more.