Company Overview

Practon Group brings together mining industry professionals with electrical & engineering experience. We provide our clients with safe, cost effective and innovative electrical solutions for their mining, maintenance, infrastructure and project challenges.

We are committed to ensuring our clients’ expectations are exceeded through good safety culture, strong communication, precise planning and effective execution.

By focusing on practical and inventive solutions we are always looking for better ways to provide value.

Management Team

Mark Martin – General Manager

Mark has a strong background in electrical design and problem solving. He has been a qualified electrical / instrumentation tradesman for over 20 years and worked in a variety of roles from electrical tradesperson right through to site resident manager.

With a can-do attitude and fierce determination, he is a driving force on any project. He is a skilled practitioner of transformation change and always looking for ways to improve and evolve your business.

John Taylor – Operations Manager (Pilbara)

John has been a qualified electrical tradesman for over 40 years, he has held various positions from tradesman, electrical supervisor and general manager at both small and large companies. He has extensive experience in open pit, underground and construction mining environments both in hands on and management positions.

JT uses his big personality to form a vibrant working environment and a cohesive team. He brings out the right attitudes in people to create a motivated labour force, to get the best for your business.

Brad Slater – Operations Manager (Gold Fields)

Brad has over 25 years’ experience in the electrical industry in mining operations across Australia. His roles have included electrical tradesperson, electrical superintendent, maintenance manager and project manager.

His broad knowledge base extends to all facets of the electrical field: both surface and underground mining operations, from green fields construction right through to operation.

His fastidious attention to detail and drive to complete all projects to the highest standard will achieve the best possible outcome for your business.

Mark Splittgerber – Business Manager

Mark completed a bachelor degree in mechatronic engineering at the University of Sydney and has 10 years of experience in the WA mining industry in maintenance & reliability, engineering design and project management.

He prides himself on being a practical engineer who tackles each challenge with logic, high level technical skill and team collaboration, to consistently produce high quality outcomes.

He is currently completing an Executive MBA at the Australian Graduate School of Management which makes him uniquely skilled to bridge the gap between technical projects and finance & accounting.