Photo gallery: AusIMM Awards Dinner 2017

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The AusIMM Awards Dinner took place on Saturday 8 April in Newcastle, NSW.

The AusIMM Awards have been recognising contributions to the Institute and professional excellence in the minerals industry for more than 80 years. First awarded in 1935, AusIMM Awards celebrate outstanding contributions to best practice professionalism in the minerals industry. The awards help to promote and raise the overall standard of professional practice, and send a clear message to our communities that we are committed to the highest professional standards.

Read the full 2017 AusIMM Awards citations here.

Nominations for the 2018 awards will close on 30 September 2017.

The photos below show AusIMM President Colin Moorhead presenting the 2017 recipients with their awards.

The Institute Medal: Joe Pease FAusIMM.
The AusIMM President’s Award: Dr Hua Guo FAusIMM.
Honorary Fellowship: Neil Cole HonFAusIMM (deceased 2016). Presented to Anne Cole.
Honorary Fellowship: Geoffrey Sharrock HonFAusIMM(CP).
Beryl Jacka Award: Ron Morland FAusIMM(CP).
Professional Excellence Award: Steve Durkin MAusIMM (Jim Torlach Health and Safety Award).
Professional Excellence Award: Sandy Gray MAusIMM, Nick Moony, Nick Katsikaros.
Professional Excellence Award: Dr Kathy Ehrig MAusIMM.
New Professional Award: Robyn Teet MAusIMM.
G B O’Malley Medal: Anna Eames SAusIMM.
Best Paper Prize: J P Sykes MAusIMM and Dr A Trench FAusIMM (presented to J P Sykes).
Institute or Minerals Sector Service Award: Dr Kevin Wills FAusIMM.
Institute or Minerals Sector Service Award: AusIMM Illawarra Branch Heritage Sub-Committee (presented to Andreas Hubscher).

2017 Sir Frank Espie/Rio Tinto Leadership Awards and Atlas Copco Scholarship

Paul Espie presents the 2017 Sir Frank Espie/Rio Tinto Leadership Award to Rahel Abebe.
Paul Espie and Jared Osborne present the 2017 Sir Frank Espie/Rio Tinto Leadership Award to Leslie Meintjes (centre).
Rod Elvish presents the 2017 Atlas Copco Scholarship to Emma Guerini.
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