This company specialises in title maintenance and its principal has been operating in this field for some 50 years. Trading as Australasian Mining Title Services Pty Limited from 1971 to 2000. Then as AMTS Pty Limited 2000- 2008 and currently trading as Mining Title Services Pty Ltd (MTS) a name which more appropriately expresses the core business, MTS and its principal continues to provide a variety of services to the mining, exploration and associated industries aimed particularly at those companies and individuals requiring:-
- a professional and economic mining & exploration title service to alleviate the necessity of employing full time staff and also to assist those companies who already employ a titles officer by handling their additional requirements on a full or part time basis, particularly when geographically placed elsewhere in Australia;
- the efficient management of all facets of exploration and mining title matters to ensure the most expeditious application for available ground and to ensure that all titles of interest are appropriately maintained and serviced.
The principal of the company is Mr Robert G. Harrison, prior to commencing work as a title consultant in 1969, previously studied mining engineering at Sydney and New South Wales Universities and worked in the Mining Titles Branch of the Department of Mineral Resources where he gained extensive experience in the exploration and mining fields in relation to administration of the Mining Act. In 1969 he resigned from the Department of Mineral Resources to join Mining Title Consultants Pty Ltd as a title consultant. In 1971 Mr Harrison & his former partners formed Australasian Mining Title Services Pty Ltd.
Bob Harrison has been active on the Legislative & Exploration Committees of the New South Wales Chamber of Mines & Extractive Industries with specific emphasis on review of the legislation leading up to the introduction of the Mining Act, 1992 and problems arising from exploration activities in New South Wales. Prior to formation of the Chamber of Mines in NSW, Mr Harrison also advised the Australian Mining Industry Council [A.M.I.C.] on matters relating to the legislation in this state. Mr Harrison was also a member of the industry ad hoc committee, which was instrumental in obtaining a number of changes to the Mining Act, 1973.