Nominations for the Austmine 2019 Awards are now Open!
After sell-out dinners in 2015 and 2017, the mining industry social event of the year returns in 2019 for Austmine’s 30th Birthday Celebration. Join us at the Austmine Industry Leaders' Dinner and Awards!
Our prestigious awards recognise and celebrate the most innovative and successful METS and miners of the year. We had over 600 attendees join us in 2017, and 2019 is set to see numbers grow.
The awards will take place on Wednesday 22nd May in Brisbane and they are a fantastic opportunity for you to celebrate your company’s success. In a rapidly changing mining industry where new technologies and smart solutions have transformed the way we operate, these awards provide the opportunity to position your business and your leaders at the forefront of mining innovation, as well as providing some excellent PR if you become a finalist, or winner.
Please note the deadline for submissions is Wednesday 20th March!
Austmine Champion of Innovation Award
The Austmine Champion of Innovation award recognises an individual’s contribution to innovation in the mining industry and METS sector across the course of their career. Innovation can be in all forms including invention, process, strategy, marketing, productivity or any other aspect, the purpose of the award is to acknowledge those individuals who have pioneered and championed innovation to help make this industry what it is today. Email Megan Edwards to receive the application form for this award. Please note – you cannot self-nominate. Nominations must come from another individual within the industry.
Past winners include Bob Muirhead, Executive Chairman, RCT and Bill Withers, Founder of acQuire Technology Solutions
Austmine Innovation for METS Award
Sponsored by Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
Austmine prides itself on promoting innovation in METS and mining, and this award is given in recognition of a new innovative product, process or strategy that has been developed that truly stands out from the crowd in terms of wider implications for mining operations or the industry as a whole. Email Megan Edwards to receive the application form for this award. Please note – only Austmine members can apply, with a maximum of one product/application per company.
Past winners include Core Resources and Dingo
Austmine Innovation for Miners Award
Sponsored by Dingo
This award first launched in 2015 in order to acknowledge innovation being implemented, introduced or driven by mining companies. Miners are critical to driving innovation, either through internal development, fast adoption of innovative technologies or processes, or innovation in the approach to collaboration.
Email Megan Edwards to receive the application form for this award. Please note – miners can self-nominate for this award, OR Austmine members can nominate mining company clients.
Past winners include Rio Tinto and Carbine Resources
Craig Senger Excellence in Export Award
Celebrating excellence in export of Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS), the Craig Senger Excellence in Export Award recognises those companies who excel in exporting and have an ethos of courage and determination. Named after and given in memory of Craig Senger, an Austrade Trade Commissioner who was a strong supporter of the Australian METS sector when his life was tragically cut short in a terrorist attack in Jakarta in July 2009. This award continues to recognise the importance of exporting to the Australian METS sector, and seeks to profile those who are leaders internationally. For METS companies to truly thrive, exporting is a critical factor, and this award contributes to creating a strong global awareness of Australia’s impressive METS sector capabilities.
Email Megan Edwards to receive the application form for this award. Please note – only Austmine members can apply for this award.
Past winners include CSA Global and Hy-Performance Fluid Power