The Outstanding Achievement Awards and Gala Dinner attracts hundreds of senior representatives from all tiers of mining companies, investment institutions, government delegations as well as a range of technology providers.
There will be 11 outstanding achievement awards in total, 4 of which are dedicated technology categories which will honour those who are leading next generation mining practices and strategies.
MINES AND TECHNOLOGY AWARD CATEGORIES
Driving Innovation in
The Driving Innovation in Mining Award is open to mining companies only. This award recognises at mining companies that have taken a lead in the technology transformation and are now reaping the rewards. The mining companies must be in production and must have upgraded the majority of their systems and equipment to modern technology in the last 24 months.
The Smart Mining award recognises technology providers that have gone the extra mile in the digital transformation for mining companies. Key criteria to be considered includes the quality of the technology, the overall integration and transformation to digital technology and the success of the technology 6 months after integration. The technology must be in use at a mine currently in production and installed in the last 12 months.
Automation and Robotics
The Automation and Robotics Award recognises mining companies that have reduced their footprint through automated and robotic technology. The mining companies are now seeing the dividends and are an example to other mines for the future.
The Sustainability Award recognises the work of mining project where cleaner and greener mining is a key criteria. Key things to consider include the success of the project financially and how the emissions and waste of the mine compare with traditional mining projects.