The 2015 Prospect Awards: The past winners in view

With only a few weeks to go before nominations close for the Prospect Awards, the Australian Mining team is looking for more of Australia’s best and brightest in the industry to join them in this year’s celebration of the mining industry’s best achievements.

The Prospect Awards recognises innovation and achievement by mining companies, service providers and individuals who have shown the way forward and set a shining example for others.

With the commodity downturn of the post-boom era, never has it been more important to recognise the achievements of those who are working hard to ensure Australia’s most iconic modern industry remains a success story, and to thank them for the progressive developments which will help the prosperity of future generations of Australians.

As the nominations period count down, we take a look at last year's winners, and what sets them apart from the crowd.

To nominate, recognise, and reward a person, project, or company that is going above and beyond, click here to enter today.

Young Achiever: Nathan Anderson

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Manager of the Year: Joanne Corliss

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People's Choice: Cassandra White, Miner's Promise

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Excellence in Mine Safety, OH&S: MineARC Systems

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Explorer of the Year: Resolve Coal

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Excellence in Environmental Systems: Environmental Fluid Systems

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Contractor of the Year: PYBAR 

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Community Interaction: China Molybdenum's Northparkes mine

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Coal Mine/Mine of the Year: Peabody Energy's Millennium Coal mine

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