Mining sector to celebrate achievements at 11th annual Prospect Awards

Miners from across the country are heading to the big smoke as the industry prepares for the 11th annual Australian Mining Prospect Awards.

The awards dinner, to be held in Sydney tonight, will see a total of 15 awards handed out to deserving recipients from across the mining spectrum.

Ranging from Coal mine of the Year, Young Achiever and Best Safety Initiative – the Prospect Awards aim to encourage, recognise and reward excellence in the Australian mining industry over the last year.

Editor of Australian Mining magazine Cole Latimer said the awards program is a great opportunity to celebrate the many achievements one of the nation’s most important industries.

“Innovation and excellence are thriving in the mining industry and tonight’s awards will showcase the companies and individuals achieving great success,” Latimer said.

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