With the Australian Mining Prospect Awards over for another year, we’ve assembled a collection of images of some of the most memorable moments from the presentation ceremony.
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From friendly pre-dinner drinks, to a splendid presentation ceremony compered by the very talented Rob Carlton, through to an impassioned dance-off between the more lively guests of the night, the awards went off without a hitch.
Even appearances by Greenpeace and other protest groups couldn’t detract from some of the great work that’s been done over the past year by innovative thinkers and developers in the industry, such as Custom Mining Products (CMP) owner and underground driller Robert Goldspink, who had the great honour of taking two awards on the night.
CMP’s Drilling Water Capture system weighs no more than 10kg, and catches the fines out of drilling water making it easy to recycle, which will over time reveal a range of applications throughout the mining industry.
The Contribution to Mining award went to Gina Rinehart and Hancock Prospecting, however Moya Sharp stole some of the limelight as she was highly commended for her hard work on the Virtual Miner’s Memorial serves to keep the memories of those fallen miners who helped to build this industry.
The 2016 Prospect Awards promise to be just as exciting, with many new developments out in the industry waiting to be built, used and recognised.
If you want to nominate for the 2016 Prospect Awards next year, or you know someone who should be in the running, please contact the Australian Mining editorial team through Facebook or by email to register your interest.