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About Magspec

About Magspec

MAGSPEC Airborne Surveys Pty Ltd is an airborne geophysics company specialising in magnetic and radiometric survey. Our company's goal is to provide the best possible service in operations, aviation, acquisition and processing to our clients. With our combined knowledge, experience, expertise and skill we strive to deliver the best possible data in a timely and cost effective manner. Some key members of the team are below.


Cameron Johnston - Director

Cameron began his career with Kevron Geophysics in 1987. Over the years he has worked for several major airborne geophysical survey companies in a processing and processing management role - his prior position being Data Processing Manager at UTS Geophysics. Cameron has personally processed millions of line kilometres, including a significant amount of the Geoscience Australia surveys over this time. Having processed surveys in many countries such as Canada, USA, Finland, Mongolia, India, Fiji, New Zealand, Africa and Greenland to name a few. Cameron's experience in data processing has been an integral part of the reputation and growth of the companies he has worked for. Over his career he has been involved in all aspects of airborne geophysics and now applies his expertise, knowledge and skills to MAGSPEC Airborne Surveys.


Peter Spencer - Operations Manager

Peter has vast experience in all aspects of conducting airborne geophysical survey. Having started his time in the industry as a Geophysical Operator Peter then spent many years in a Quality Control role before holding a position of Senior Data Processor. Peter manages all field operations and ensures all systems are at optimal performance levels. With Peter's experience through all aspects of conducting survey, from acquisition to calibrations and equipment maintenance, right through to final data production he is ideally suited to ensuring the success of each project.


Michael Lees - Sales Manager

Michael studied geophysics at Macquarie University and brings with him over 20 years of experience in the airborne geophysical survey industry; specialising in potential field surveys for mineral and petroleum exploration companies and government projects worldwide. His previous positions include VP Sales Asia Pacific for ARKeX Ltd, Sales and Marketing Director for UTS Geophysics, Marketing Coordinator for Fugro Airborne Surveys and Data Processing Manager for Tesla Geophysics.


Gary Paterson - Technical Consultant

Gary has been involved in a management capacity in the geophysics industry since 1969 having worked for Geopeko - Austirex, Aerodata, World Geoscience, AGS, UTS Geophysics and was a founding director of Kevron Geophysics. He is one of the most experienced engineers in the industry whose knowledge of acquisition systems and spectrometers is second to none. Gary's collective knowledge of Airborne Geophysics is unique and MAGSPEC is privileged to have him as our technical consultant.

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