Austmine Conference Celebrates Industry Awards Leaders - Mining’s Innovation Imperative.

CEEC is delighted to share the recent announcement by Austmine showcasing its Austmine Industry Leaders’ 2017 Awards.

CEEC Director Zeljka Pokrajcic attended the Austmine 2017 conference, which is reported to have attracted over 600 professionals from the mining and METS sector.

Many of CEEC’s valued sponsors attended including Barrick, Glencore, Donhad, Steinert, Sandvik, Gekko Systems, Metso, Orica, along with valued collaborators Austmine, PETRA Data Science, CRC Ore and METS Ignited.

Around 50 speakers presented on the "Mining's Innovation Imperative" from mining and METS companies, including representatives from Barrick, Rio Tinto, Newmont, Newcrest, FMG, Roy Hill, Glencore Copper, IBM, GE Mining, Nautilus Minerals, Resolute Mining, Evolution Mining, Teck Resources, RUC Mining, New Hope Group, Iluka Resources, Gekko Systems, Caterpillar, Davies Wear Plates, Siemens, Schneider Electric, Schenck Process, GHD, PETRA Data Science, Maptek, Minetec, ABB Enterprise Software, Rockwell Automation, Snowden, SRK Consulting and organisations such as Unearthed, the Minerals Council of Australia, METS Ignited and of course organisers of the conference Austmine.

Presented earlier this week on Tues 23 May 2017 at the Awards Dinner, the Austmine 2017 award winners are:

Bob Muirhead, RCT - Austmine Champion of Innovation 2017 - Read more.

Other outstanding finalists in this category were:

  • Bob Johnson, Maptek
  • Sandy Gray, Gekko Systems
  • Ian Hedley, Hedweld
  • Peter Rossdeutscher, Innovation Cluster
  • John Russell, Russell Mineral Equipment

Rio Tinto - Austmine Innovation for Miners Award Winner 2017 – for their RTVisTM system. Ben Rogers, Manager Mining Innovation and Analytics Delivery at Rio Tinto, accepted the award on behalf of the team. Read more.

Other outstanding finalists in this category were:

  • New Hope Group – ABAS
  • PanAust
  • New Hope Group – GRS
  • RUC Cementation

CSA Global - Winner of the Craig Senger Excellence in Export Award. Jeff Elliott, Managing Director, CSA Global accepted the award on behalf of the company. Read more.

Other outstanding finalists in this category were:

  • HiSeis
  • Metallurgical Systems
  • Gekko Systems
  • Safescape

Core Resources: Winner of the Austmine Innovation for METS Award. Peter Rohner, Technical Director, Core Resources accepted the prize on behalf of the company. Read more.

Other outstanding finalists in this category were:

  • Minetec
  • PETRA Data Science
  • Hedweld
  • Metallurgical Systems

CEEC congratulates Austmine on a highly successful conference and congratulates the winners and all finalists for their tremendous contribution to the global mining industry. More details available here.