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Now in its third year, the Australia’s Mining Monthly Awards will come together with the Future of Mining conference to celebrate and recognise excellence in mining at the inaugural AMM awards dinner on the evening of March 26th 2019.

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AWARD CATEGORIES

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE IN MINING

Recognizes outstanding performance or improvement over the qualifying period. The performance or improvement can be results of long term strategy pay-off or immediate returns from policies or operational changes.

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INNOVATION AWARD

Recognizes collaborative innovation involving a mine owner, project developer or contractor and suppliers that directly results in a standout commercial outcome or outcomes.

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MINING CONSULTANT OF THE YEAR

The geological, mining and/or metallurgical consulting firm that  secures the highest number of  assignments during the qualifying period.

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MINING CONTRACTOR OF THE YEAR

Drilling, mining or construction contractors that add value to their project or find ways to bring real cost savings, productivity gains and/or safety benefits

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METS EXPORTER OF THE YEAR

The METS player that has had the most significant export win by value or technological solution during the qualifying period.

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AWARD CRITERIA

  • Nominations are open to Australian companies and employees of such.
  • Judging is based on the qualifying period of November 1 2017 to October 31 2018.
  • All judges decisions are final.
  • Nominations must be completed on the form specific to the category being entered.
  • Nominations close midnight (AWST) 14th December 2018.
  • Shortlisted finalists will be announced by end of February 2019 via MiningMonthly.com.
  • Winners will be announced at the Future of Mining Australia, AMM Awards dinner on the evening of March 26th 2019.
  • Cost of entry is Free. 

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EMERGING LEADER

Recognizes those leaders aged 18-29 who have demonstrated leadership qualities, have demonstrated support and fostering of other young leaders and have demonstrated improved outcomes for the area they work in.

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OUR NEXT WINNER?

Australia’s Mining Monthly will once again recognise those at the forefront of mining in Australia.

Now in its third year, the Australia’s Mining Monthly Awards will come together with the Future of Mining conference to celebrate and recognise excellence in mining at the inaugural AMM awards dinner on the evening of March 26th 2019. We'd like to get your views in by 15th December 2018.

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We’d like to get your views and nominations by December 15th 2018

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Operational Excellence in Mining
Qualifying period: 1 year from November 1, 2017 (start) to October 31, 2018.


The AMM/MiningMonthly.com Operational Excellence Award recognises outstanding operational performance and/or improvement over the qualifying period. The performance/improvement can be the result of long-term strategy pay-off, or immediate dividends from policies, steps and 
changes.

Operational excellence covers both operating performance AND safety. The award is presented to a site and operating company (or companies).
Operational excellence reflects consistent delivery to plan/guidance, or exceeding plan/guidance; operational improvement measured by profitability and/or value enhancement (including gains in the operating life of an asset, which is in turn shown in the net value of the asset); and/or a substantial operational turnaround (measured in the same way as above).


Judges will assess the relative performance of nominations versus their peers, and using standard sector production and safety metrics. Asset value is reflected in book value, and/or market value (NPV/enterprise valuation).

Innovation Award
Qualifying period: 1 year from November 1, 2017 (start) to October 31, 2018.


The AMM/MiningMonthly.com Innovation Award recognises collaborative innovation involving a mine owner, or project developer, or contractor, and supplier(s), which directly results in a standout commercial outcome, or outcomes, that is scalable and therefore can be repeated across an organisation, or indeed a sector.


The award is presented to representatives of the project principal (asset owner or contractor) and supplier(s).


Mining Consultant of the Year
Qualifying period: Qualifying period: 1 year from November 1, 2017 (start) to October 31, 2018.

The AMM/MiningMonthly.com Consultant of the Year Award is for the technical (geological, mining and/or metallurgical) consulting firm that secures the highest number of new assignments during the qualifying period.


Judges will assess nominees against their immediate peers and, where possible, compare the cumulative value (AUD as of September 1, 2018) of new business secured and its impact on the overall growth/development of the firm.

Mining Contractor of the Year
Qualifying period: Qualifying period: 1 year from November 1, 2017 (start) to October 31, 2018.


The AMM/MiningMonthly.com Contractor of the Year Award is for the drilling, mining or construction contractor that secures the highest number of new contracts during the qualifying period.


Judges will assess nominees against their immediate peers (drillers versus drillers, etc) and compare the cumulative value (AUD as of September 1, 2018) of new business secured and its impact on the overall growth/development of the company.

METS Exporter of the Year
Qualifying period: 1 year from November 1, 2017 (start) to October 31, 2018.


The AMM/MiningMonthly.com METS Exporter of the Year recognises outstanding  efforts in exporting Australian developed mining equipment, technology and services over the qualifying period.


Judges will assess the relative performance of nominations versus their peers, taking into account the dollar value of the deal (AUD as of September 1, 2018), using appropriate scaling, and how the exports advance the Australian METS sector.

Emerging Leader
Qualifying period: 1 year from November 1, 2017 (start) to October 31, 2018.


The AMM/MiningMonthly.com Emerging Leader category recognises those leaders aged 18-29 who have demonstrated leadership qualities; have demonstrated support and fostering of other young leaders; and have demonstrated improved outcomes for the area they work in.

AWARDS DINNER

Winners will be announced at the Future of Mining Australia, AMM Awards dinner on the evening of March 26th 2019.

The Future of Mining Australia has been created to connect C-suite, Heads and Managers of Mine Operations and Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) providers from top enterprises around the globe to debate and define the future mining landscape on a strategic level across the Americas, enabling attendees to discover the latest innovations and technologies which are driving mine productivity, mine efficiency and mine safety.

The conference will address jurisdictional and governance changes and showcase the new developments affecting the mining industry two days of editorially curated content with focus on Exploration, Development, Management, Infrastructure and leadership from the world’s leading experts and the most influential key-note speakers, guaranteed to bring fresh new perspectives and to challenge conventional thinking.

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JUDGING PANEL

David Upton is one of the Australia’s leading writers on mineral exploration. He completed a BSc in geology at Flinders University before turning to journalism, and now combines both interests to write in-depth stories that reveal the geoscience and the exploration strategy behind mineral discovery. In 2010, Upton self-published The Olympic Story, which has sold almost 2,000 copies, and was co-author of a 2015 report by The Boston Consulting Group on solutions to the global crisis in mineral discovery. He is a leading advocate for pre-competitive geoscience and believes it will pave the way for a new wave of Tier 1 discoveries in Australia over the next 10 to 15 years."

David Upton, Leading Writer, AMM

Noel Dyson is a resources and finance journalist with almost two decades experience. He is editor of Aspermont's flagship publication Australia's Mining Monthly and was also the company's Senior Editor - Energy, which included oversight of its Energy News Premium, Energy News Bulletin and International Coal News online products and International Coal News magazine. Prior to working for Aspermont, Noel held a number of editorial roles with respected metropolitan business newspaper WA Business News.

Noel Dyson, Editor, Aspermont

Lou Caruana writes about coal and longwall mining for Australia’s Mining Monthly. He has a degree in journalism from Charles Sturt University in New South Wales and has written about mining and resources for daily newspapers and magazines for more than 20 years.  He has a special interest in innovation and safety in mining and frequently writes columns about these issues for Australia’s Mining Monthly. Lou also regularly visits mine sites and attends coal mining industry conferences to keep abreast of developments in mining technology and innovation, especially in relation to longwall and underground coal mining in Australia.

Lou Caruana, Leading Writer, AMM

Paul is the CEO of Project 412, a Digital Integration provider and Autonomous Vehicle provider taking automotive automation and converting for use in mining. He has over 28 years of experience in the Resource sector in the process control, engineering and technology, and innovation space. Paul is a former VP of Technology and Innovation for large multinational Gold mining company and former founder and CEO of Mine Vision System, a 3D spatial technology company. Paul is currently  a director at Unearthed Solutions, mining’s leading innovation supplier and METSignited - one of the Australia Federal Government’s innovation growth centres.

Paul Lucey, Director, Unearthed Solutions

Sabina is the Executive Director of the newly created Kalgoorlie-Boulder Mining Innovation Hub – an initiative funded by CRC ORE. Sabina is a mining engineer by background and founded and runs the very active Women in Mining and Resources WA (WIMWA) group which has grown to 2500 members state-wide since its inception in 2003. Sabina was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 2015 for her significant service to the mining industry through executive roles in the resources sector, and as a role model and mentor to women. Sabina believes we all have to show leadership by standing up for what you believe in and getting involved and supporting others.

Director Kalgoorlie-Boulder Mining Innovation Hub, Non-Executive Director Resolute Mining, and Founder and Chair WIMWA.

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