2017 NOMINATIONS

Mining has been Australia’s economic backbone over the last few years, lifting the country out of the Global Financial Crisis and protecting it from the worst of the international recession. All of the mining industry has played a part in keeping mining strong, but some stand above the rest for their contribution.

Nominations for the 2017 Australian Mining Prospect Awards are now open. Nominations have been extended until Thursday 7 September.

Click the headings below to access the nomination forms.

Australian Mine of the Year is chosen from nominations across the categories.


COMMUNITY INTERACTION
An award for a miner, business, or individual that best supports mining and the local or wider community.
CONTRACT MINER OF THE YEAR
An award recognising excellence in contract mining, engineering, projects, and services over the last 12 months.
CONTRIBUTION TO MINING
An award recognising lifetime achievement or those have gone above and beyond in the last two years.
HARD ROCK MINE OF THE YEAR
Recognition for a hard rock mine that is performing well or has carried out an innovative project or program.
COAL MINE OF THE YEAR
Recognition for a coal mine that is performing well or has carried out an innovative project or program.
EXCELLENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
Recognition for a mine, company, or project that has developed or carried out an innovative, environmentally focused program.
EXCELLENCE IN MINE SAFETY, OH&S
Recognition for a mine, company, or project that has developed or carried out a program that increased safety, removes risk, or cuts worker issues on a project or mine.
MINE MANAGER OF THE YEAR
Recognition for a manager, superintendent or leader who has motivated, mentored, and lead their team or site to make significant changes to safety, efficiency, or productivity.
MINERALS PROCESSING OF THE YEAR
Recognition for a mine, company, or project that has developed or carried out an innovative or unique minerals processing program that increased efficiency, productivity, or safety.
INNOVATIVE MINING SOLUTION
Recognition for a mine, company, or project that has developed a unique mining solution that has increased efficiency, productivity, or safety.
AUSTRALIAN MINE OF THE YEAR
Recognition for an Australian mine that is performing well or has carried out an innovative project or program