Winners of the 2016 Prospect Awards

The 13th annual Prospect Awards took place this year in Sydney, celebrating the best of mining in Australia.

The awards recognise the achievements of individuals and companies in the sector across a range of criteria including Excellence in Mine Safety, Contribution to Mining, and Australian Mine of the Year.

This year’s winners were:

Australian Mine of the Year, proudly sponsored by MMD Australia

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Sandfire Resources – DeGrussa Copper-Gold mine

Community Interaction

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The resources HUB – Redundancy Rescue

Excellence in Mine Safety, OH&S

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TEAM Group – Stacker & Reclaimer Project

Contract Miner of the Year, sponsored by Atlas Copco

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BGC Contracting – Collaborative Mining

Coal Mine of the Year, sponsored by SEW-Eurodrive

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Downer & Stanwell – Meandu Mine

Contribution to Mining, sponsored by BGC Contracting

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Graeme Tuder (collected by his daughter Claire Tuder)

Excellence in Environmental Management, sponsored by Metso

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Roy Hill Holdings – Roy Hill mine

Hard Rock Mine of the Year, sponsored by Atlas Copco

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Sandfire Resources – DeGrussa Copper-Gold Mine

Minerals Processing of the Year, sponsored by McLanahan

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Magotteaux – Pulp Chemistry Monitor

Innovative Mining Solution
RCT – Independent Guidance Solution [unable to attend the night]

Mine Manager of the Year
Neil Hassett, CHPP Manager, Mt Owen Mine [unable to attend the night]

We congratulate all of the finalists and winners.

To find out more about the winners and why they took out the awards, look out for the November issue of Australian Mining.

Nominations for 2017 will open shortly – stay tuned to Australian Mining for details!

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