Craig Senger Excellence in Export
Sponsored by Austrade
Past winners include Gekko Systems, Metallurgical Systems, CSA Global and Hy-Performance Fluid Power
The Craig Senger Excellence in Export Award celebrates those companies who excel in exporting and have an ethos of courage and determination. The award is 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 critical, and this award contributes to creating a strong global awareness of Australia’s impressive METS sector capabilities.
Please note: Open to Austmine members only.
Outstanding Innovative METS Company
Sponsored by Rex Minerals
Past winners include Emesent, Orica, Core Resources and Dingo
For over 30 years, Austmine has been promoting innovation and technology in mining, and this award is given to a company that has developed an exceptionally innovative product, solution, or strategy that will shift the paradigm of how mining operates and drives true step change in innovation.
Please note: Open to Austmine members only with 1 application per company.
Exceptional Innovation in Mining
Sponsored by Liebherr
Past winners include BHP Dash Maintainer Tools, PanAust – Diesel Fuel Backloading System, Rio Tinto and Carbine Resources
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 their business model or approach to collaboration.
Please note: This award is for mining companies. Miners can self-nominate, OR Austmine members can nominate a mining company client.
Champion of Innovation Award
Sponsored by Thiess
Past winners include Bob Johnson, Founder, Maptek, Steve Durkin, Managing Director, Safescape; Bob Muirhead, Executive Chairman, RCT and Bill Withers, Founder of acQuire Technology Solutions
The Champion of Innovation award recognises an individual’s significant contribution to innovation in the METS sector across the course of their career. The award celebrates an individual who has pioneered and championed innovation and has changed the course of the mining industry through their outstanding vision, inspirational leadership, passion for innovation and advancement of mining equipment, technology and services.
Please note: We will not be taking nominations for this award. The winner will be selected by an industry peer group committee comprised of innovation experts.