Women in Nuclear Canada Award

The annual Women in Nuclear Canada Award recognizes a member who has made an outstanding leadership contribution to the success of Women in Nuclear Canada. This year’s award will focus on “Unsung Heroes” to align with the 15th Annual Conference’s theme, “Change Starts with U”. The successful recipient works tirelessly behind the scenes, often unnoticed, to ensure that their Chapter or […]

Holstein Wong – Exceptional Young Women in Queensland Resources

The winners for this year’s Resources Awards for Women was announced on March 8 at the QRC/WIMARQ International Women’s Day Breakfast, presented by BHP. IWiM would like to congratulate all the winners who are role models for women working in non-traditional careers. We are especially excited for Holstein Wong who won the award for ‘Exceptional […]

Press Release – IWRMP 2018 Launch Event

7th March, Toronto WOMEN IN MINING COLLABORATION LAUNCHES INAUGURAL INTERNATIONAL WOMEN IN RESOURCES MENTORSHIP PROGRAMME 2018 In response to the need for more industry mentoring, we have launched the first International Women in Resources Mentorship Programme (IWRMP). This is at a time when there is a renewed industry focus on creating more culturally-diverse and gender-balanced […]

A scholarship opportunity from the CEPMLP for Somali Nationals

The University of Dundee – Energy Industry Scholarship for Somali Nationals Energy has enhanced our lives: we have never been more connected and, today, more people have better opportunities, better health and better living conditions. This progress has been dependent on reliable, accessible energy. Given the vital role of the energy sector, the Centre for Energy […]

Nominate a P.Geo. for APGO’s Award of Merit

The Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (APGO) Award of Merit was established in 2016, with the intention of presenting the award annually to a deserving individual member who, during the course of their career, has made significant contributions to the geoscience profession. The successful candidate for the award will have been a practicing member […]

Nominations Open for the 2018 Women in Mining Canada Trailblazer Award

For decades, women have contributed to the mining and minerals industry of Canada.  Through leadership, education and innovation, these women have opened doors for more women to participate in one of Canada’s most vital sectors. The Women in Mining Canada Trailblazer Award is the first national award in Canada to recognize the achievements of women who have […]

Make a difference with an Australia Awards – Africa Scholarship: Applications are now open

Scholarships form an integral part of Australia’s development assistance for Africa, and help to build critical skills and knowledge. The Australia Awards – Africa offer an effective and efficient model to deliver Australia’s assistance while supporting a range of strategic foreign policy, economic diplomacy and development objectives across key sectors. Australia Awards Scholarships (2019 intake): […]

Winners of the International Women in Mining Impact and Influence Photo Competition 2017

International Women in Mining (IWiM) is excited to announce the winners of its photo competition sponsored by De Beers. Over 200 inspirational photos were received that illustrate the significant positive contributions that women are making in achieving an inclusive, thriving, safe and responsible mining industry. Download the press release here Judges A short list of […]

Joalet Steenkamp wins 2017 TMS Best Pyrometallurgy Paper Award

Originally published by TMS – March 2017. Congratulations to Joalet Steenkamp of Mintek, South Africa, and her coauthors, Derek Hayman and Jacobus Sutherland, for winning the TMS Best Pyrometallurgy Paper Award for 2017, to be awarded in San Diego next week. Says Joalet: “I fell in love with pyrometallurgy at the tender age of 17, […]

2017 Nominations for Women in Industry – Australia

Originally published by Women in Industry – April 2017. Nominations are now open! Nominations are open in 10 categories across mining, manufacturing, engineering and road transport. NOMINATE NOWNominations will close on Sunday, 30 April. Social Leader of the Year This category recognises those individuals who have significantly effected positive change within their local or regional […]

Tasmanian Women in Resources Awards open for nominations

Originally posted by The Examiner – November 2016.   PIONEERS: 2016 Tasmanian Women in Resources finalists Tarrisha Simpson, Kelly Down and Ariel Pasco formed the panel at the 2017 awards launch at QVMAG on Thursday. Picture: Hamish Geale Nominations for the 2017 Tasmanian Women in Resources Awards were officially opened on Thursday night at a […]

Tasmanian Women in Resources Awards open for nominations

Originally published by The Examiner – November 2016. PIONEERS: 2016 Tasmanian Women in Resources finalists Tarrisha Simpson, Kelly Down and Ariel Pasco formed the panel at the 2017 awards launch at QVMAG on Thursday. Picture: Hamish Geale Nominations for the 2017 Tasmanian Women in Resources Awards were officially opened on Thursday night at a launch […]

Belmont and WA Awards’ Business Person of the Year: Kais a winner for woman

Originally published in Southern Gazette – November 2016. AS a woman in a male-dominated industry, the 23rd Belmont and WA Awards’ Business Person of the Year hopes her success will be an inspiration to other women. Sharon Kais was recognised at last Wednesday’s awards ceremony at the Perth Convention Centre, for her success as founder […]

2017 Women in Resources Awards – nominations open

Originally published by Chamber of Minerals and Energy – November 2017. RECOGNISING THE POWER OF DIVERSITY IN THE WA RESOURCES SECTOR Established in 2010 by the Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia, the Women in Resources Awards is designed to recognise individuals and organisations working to build a world-class industry which provides attractive […]

SA’s Jasmine Richards a national rising star

This article was originally published by The Advertiser – September 2016. South Australian mining industry professional Jasmine Richards was last night named a national rising star, taking home the Exceptional Young Woman in Australian Resources award. Ms Richards, 30, was one of five 2016 Women in Resources National Awards (WIRNA) recipients yesterday and the only local industry […]

National Women in Resources Award recognises the cream of the crop in mining, energy

PHOTO: Rail freight company Aurizon won a Women in Resources Award. (Supplied: Aurizon) An oil and gas executive from Shell Australia has been named as the Exceptional Woman in Australian Resources. Cecile Wake, VP Commercial, took out the top gong at the National Women in Resources event in Adelaide overnight. Ms Wake is also a […]

2016 WIRNA Finalists Announced

The 2016 Finalists Twenty four individuals and five companies from the Australian resources sector have been selected as finalists for the 2016 Women in Resources National Awards (WIRNA). The finalists will be celebrated and winners announced at the 2016 Women in Resources National Awards presentation diner proudly hosted by The South Australian Chamber of Mines […]

Dubbo resident a winner at 2016 Women in Industry Awards

A Dubbo resident has received a national award for blasting away at the barriers to women working in the mining industry. Processing manager at Alkane Resources’ Tomingley Gold Operations Simone Painter has been named Mentor of the Year at the 2016 Women in Industry Awards. The annual awards recognise and reward the achievements of women working within the mining, […]

2017 Women in Resources Awards nominations

Established in 2010, the Women in Resources Awards (WIRA) recognise individuals and organisations working to build a world-class industry which provides attractive career opportunities and enhances the recognition and participation of women in the sector. CME will open for 2017 nominations in mid-September 2016.  If you would like to be informed when nominations open please […]

The Winners of the 2016 Women In Industry awards

The third annual Women In Industry awards drew together hundreds of people, focusing on the amazing achievements of women in Australia’s industrial sectors. The Women in Industry Awards recognises and rewards the achievements of women working in the nation’s industrial, logistics, and engineering sectors, and aims to raise the profile of women within industry, as […]

Winnovation Awards – South Australia

The Winnovation Awards showcases and celebrates the successes of female innovators changing the game in South Australia. These Awards also recognise businesses who support our state’s innovative women. Who are these women? Women who live, work and play in South Australia, but whose initiative could have impact anywhere. They are the unsung heroes, quiet achievers, the […]

2016 Women in Industry Awards

The third annual Women in Industry Awards recognises and rewards the achievements of women working within the mining, engineering, manufacturing , logistics and commercial road transport industries, and aims to raise the profile of women in these sectors, as well as promoting and encouraging excellence. Australian Mining, PACE, Manufacturers’ Monthly, Logistics and Materials Handling, and […]

Women in resources awards finalist: Suzan Drake-Brockman (Alcoa of Australia)

The Chamber of Minerals and Energy (CME) is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2016 Women in Resources Awards (WIRA).   Women in resources awards finalist: Suzan Drake-Brockman (Alcoa of Australia) Outstanding Operator/Technician/Tradeswoman Suzan Drake-Brockman (Alcoa of Australia) Suzan began work in mining as a pit technician at Hopes Hill NSW. This followed her […]

Women’s Mining Coalition to receive 2016 Prazen Living Legend of Mining Award

The National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the 2016 Prazen Living Legend of Mining Award will be presented to the Women’s Mining Coalition at the 29th Annual National Mining Hall of Fame induction banquet on September 24, 2016 in Las Vegas, NV. Every year, the National Mining […]

Making A Maternity Shirt For Women In Mining Earned Kym Clark A Hall Of Fame Spot

Posted: 09/03/2016 Kym Clark had always wanted to be involved in the fashion industry — but starting her own small business making high-visibility workwear for women who work in mining, transport and construction was a left-field move. Several years ago while working as a management accountant for mining conglomerate Anglo America in Brisbane, Clark watched […]

Trail blazing Queensland single mum wins Women’s Day award

8 March 2016 While working full time and completing studies, new mother Dannielle Dendle was told the wedding was off and she’d have to move out. However, Dannielle’s tenacity allowed her to finish her Associate Degree in Mining Operations Management, unpick the wedding, train a new recruit, set up a new home, and take her […]

The Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia (CME) has announced its finalists for the 2016 Women in Resources Awards (WIRA).

20 January 2016 The finalists represent a broad cross section of technical, operational and corporate roles in the resources sector. They also recognise male and females that champion gender diversity in the workplace. The awards will take place on Friday 4 March during a presentation breakfast at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre. Respected journalist […]

Louise Grondin wins WIM Canada’s Trailblazer Award 2016

TORONTO – February ●, 2016 – Women in Mining Canada (“WIMC”) and its “Trailblazer Award Selection Committee” (“TSC”) are very pleased to announce Louise Grondin as the winner of the 2016 Women in Mining Canada Trailblazer Award. The Women in Mining Canada Trailblazer Award is the first national award in Canada to recognize the achievements […]

2016 Influential Women in Business Awards

Business in Vancouver is once again recognizing BC’s most outstanding business women in private or public sector companies. Honourees have risen through the ranks to become senior executives or entrepreneurs. Through corporate board placements they help influence and shape policy at some of Canada’s largest companies. 2016 Winners: Eva Kwok Chairperson and CEO, Amara Holdings […]

100 Inspirational Women in Mining 2015

WIM UK has published its 2015 edition of the 100 Inspirational Women in Mining Book. It was launched on the 2nd of December during the Women in Mining Reception at Mines & Money in London Link to press release Link to the Book

The 2016 Women in Industry Awards

9 November, 2015 The awards run across 10 categories. The Women in Industry Awards have launched for another year, focusing on women excelling across a number of fields. Women are consistently achieving greatness and excelling in their chosen fields within the mining, engineering, manufacturing and process control industries and we think their talent should be […]

MEI Young Person’s Award for 2014 to Elizabeth Whiteman

After opening Flotation ’15 this morning in Cape Town it was my very pleasant duty to present Elizabeth Whiteman of Xstrata Process Support (XPS) Consulting and Testwork Services, Canada with the MEI Young Person’s Award for 2014.

Applications for Australia Awards Scholarships and Short Courses now open (Extractives priority sector) – Africa

Applications for Australia Awards Scholarships and Short Courses are currently open. This year, there is a strong focus on the extractives sector and as always we strongly encourage women in this industry from eligible countries to apply. Please find information below

Congratulations to all winners of the WIRNA Awards!!

Australia celebrated yesterday the Women in Resources National Awards (WIRNA) shining the light on amazing achievements and talent both from the winners and the runners-up Congratulations to all of you from everyone at International Women in Mining Community! 2015 WIRNA Winners Company Excellence in Diversity and Performance Winner – Company Excellence in Diversity and Performance […]

2015 Winnovation Awards Nominations Are Now Open!

Do you know an inspiring, innovative, South Australian woman or business worth recognising? Nominate them for a Winnovation Award! The Winnovation Awards aim to showcase the state’s best female innovators, whether working within an organisation as an intrapreneur or running their own show as an entrepreneur. Nominations, or self nominations, are now open for all […]

Newmont’s Diversity Efforts Win Awards in Australia

June 23, 2015 Newmont is committed to promoting women’s rights and gender diversity in our workforce, as well as in the communities where we operate. Recently, this commitment was recognized with two awards at the Women in Resources Northern Territory Awards dinner in Darwin, Australia. Recipients of the Diversity Award attend ceremony in Darwin, Australia. Our Newmont […]

WomenCorporateDirectors 2016 Visionary Awards – Nomination Deadline August 31, 2015

Seeking Companies, CEOs, and Directors Who Are “Real Trailblazers Setting New Benchmarks for the Rest of the World” Deadline: August 31, 2015 NEW YORK, July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — “Visionary companies, CEOs, and board members break out of old assumptions about what works — they not only push themselves forward, but inspire us all to […]

Women dig in to unearth mining industry awards

By CHRISTOPHER RUSSELL, The Advertiser, July 31, 2015 1:51PM Jo Barron-Perry, BHP’s senior mining engineer at the Olympic Dam operations. Picture supplied by SACOME. WORKING deep underground at Olympic Dam in the harsh South Australian Outback would seem like no place for a woman in the minds of traditionalists. But Jo Barron-Perry has proved them wrong by […]

De Beers Consolidated Mines has picked up a top prize at the 2015 Standard Bank Top Women Awards, which recognise leadership in gender equality.

TOP ACCOLADE FOR DE BEERS IN GENDER EQUALITY AWARDS, 13 August 2015 The company fought off competition from four other finalists to land the top spot in the category for Top Gender Empowered Company in the resources industry. It was one of 23 awards at the ceremony in Johannesburg on 6 August. The awards, which […]

Inspirational Women of South Australia's Minerals and Oil & Gas Industries Honoured at Landmark Event

SACOME, Friday 31 July, 2015 Inspirational women working in the South Australian resources sector were recognised and celebrated at the first ever South Australian Women in Resources awards, presented at a South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy (SACOME) lunch today. Four winning individuals were awarded from a pool of around 40 exceptional nominations, together with […]

Inspirational Women of South Australia’s Minerals and Oil & Gas Industries Honoured at Landmark Event

SACOME, Friday 31 July, 2015 Inspirational women working in the South Australian resources sector were recognised and celebrated at the first ever South Australian Women in Resources awards, presented at a South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy (SACOME) lunch today. Four winning individuals were awarded from a pool of around 40 exceptional nominations, together with […]

South Australian Women in Resources Awards Unearth Exceptional Finalists

The South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy (SACOME) and the Women in Resources South Australia Committee (WinRSA) is pleased to announce the finalists for the inaugural South Australian Women in Resources State Awards. The South Australian Women in Resources Awards recognise and celebrate the contributions and achievements of women and those supporting women in […]

Women in Materials honoured with the Order of Canada

Professors from the University of Waterloo are among the list of several individuals with an affiliation with the University who were just named to the Order of Canada.His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, announced 100 new appointments to the Order of Canada on July 1. The Order has three levels: Companion, […]

2015 Women in Industry Award Winners – Australia

Congratulations!!! to all nominees, shortlisted and especially to the winners Excellence in Mining Maria Joyce – General Manager, MEC Mining Maria Joyce has won this year’s Excellence in Mining award for being a well-respected leader within the sector. Just over 12 months ago Joyce took on the challenge of the General Managers role for MEC […]

Another congratulations to Susan White, Medal of the Order of Australia for her services to geoscience.

From the GSA newsletter: “Long-term Geological Society of Australia member Dr Susan White was awarded an OAM in the Queens Birthday Honours list. Sue received the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the General Division for service to science, particularly to speleology, and to youth. Sue’s work on cave sciences, geoscience education and […]

Louise Grondin, VP Environment & Sustainable Development at Agnico-Eagle Mines won an Award (news in French)

La première femme de l’équipe de la haute instruction d’Agnico Eagle, Louise Grondin, remporte le Prix carrière en environnement minier BY ÉQUIPE MAGZ GROUPE · JUNE 17, 2015  Rouyn-Noranda, le 16 juin 2015 – Le comité organisateur du 5e Symposium sur l’environnement et les mines a remis hier soir le Prix carrière Frederick W. Firlotte […]

Congratulations to Sabina Shugg, now a Member of the Order of Australia for her service to the mining industry

Mining engineer Sabina Shugg has also been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday honours list as a Member of the Order of Australia for her service to the mining industry.  Ms Shugg started out her career in WA’s goldfields and has championed the involvement of women in the industry, founding Women in Mining Resources (WIMWA) in […]

"What about women in mining?"

JUNE 12, 2015 – KPMG Newsroom Sabina Shugg, National Lead, Mining Performance We want inclusive workplaces where all are welcome and feel included. Regardless of colour, religion, sexual preferences or gender. Or, for that matter, even if you have a strange sense of humour, you still want to be accepted. And if everyone is welcome then […]