Nominations for the 2020 Australian Mining Prospect Awards, which celebrate the best of the best in Australia’s mining industry are now open.
Marking 17 years of the premier event for the Australian mining industry, the Prospect Awards aim to recognise and reward excellence in performance across all aspects of the industry, from operations to support for the local environment within mining communities.
The categories with awards up for grabs in 2020 are the Indigenous Engagement Award, Excellence in ifm Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Application, Epiroc Contract Miner of the Year, Contribution to Mining, Epiroc Hard Rock Mine of the Year, SEW-Eurodrive Coal Mine of the Year, Metso Excellence in Environmental Management, Schenck Process Excellence in Mine Safety Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S), CDE Minerals Processing of the Year, Austmine Innovative Mining Solution, CRC Mine Manager of the Year, Flexco Safety Advocate Award, Liebherr Lifetime Achievement Award and of course, the coveted National Group Australian Mine of the Year.
The Australian Mine of the Year will be chosen from finalists in the Hard Rock Mine of the Year and Coal Mine of the Year categories, while the Lifetime Achievement Award recognises an individual who has dedicated their entire career to the industry and does not take nominations.
The other 12 categories are open for nominations and will recognise companies and individuals for their efforts for initiatives undertaken within the past 12 months. They will demonstrate how the nominee goes above and beyond to create shared value and/or contribution to the Australian mining industry.
Nominations are open at https://prospectawards.com.au/home/ and Australian Mining encourages you to put forward nominations for organisations, departments and individuals in the industry that are going above and beyond in their roles to support a strong resources sector in Australia.