"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 […]

2015 Women In Industry Awards, Finalists announced (Australia)

The 2nd annual Women in Industry Awards recognises and rewards the achievements of women working within the mining, engineering, and manufacturing industries, and aims to raise the profile of women within industry, as well as promote and encourage excellence. Australian Mining, PACE and Manufacturers’ Monthly are partnering to acknowledge the exceptional women who have achieved […]

Three sisters are one of the 2015 Influential Women of Northern Ontario Winners

Thunder Bay | Tradeswoman of the Year Ruth, Jessica and Veronique Bjorkman For sisters Ruth, Jessica and Veronique Bjorkman, one of the challenging parts of being prospectors isn’t so much the work itself, but trying to explain to an outsider what it is they do for a living. “The stigma is that somebody goes out […]

South Australia Women in Resources Awards – nominations extended

The inaugural South Australian Women in Resources Awards nominations have been extended to COB Friday, 5 June 2015. These awards recognise the important role women play in the resources sector and celebrate the contributions and achievements of women – and those supporting women – in South Australia’s minerals and energy industries. The entry process encourages individuals […]

Samantha Espley takes home the hardware

By: Northern Ontario Business staff Samantha Espley of Sudbury was honoured at the Engineers Canada Awards Gala in Calgary, May 21. The general manager of the Vale’s Mines and Mills Technical Services Department received the Award for the Support of Women in the Engineering Profession.Espley, a graduate of the University of Toronto’s engineering program, leads […]

Enter the Telstra Business Woman of the Year awards

Come on mining ladies, put yourselves up for the Telstra Business Woman of the year. Entries are now open and can be completed online Let’s see some of our resources sector ladies in the winners circle! The Telstra Business Women’s Awards are the longest running women’s award program in Australia. For over two decades they […]

Lana Kirk named Rising Star

Vernon Morning Star, May 3, 2015 Lana Kirk is being recognized by the Association of Women in Finance in Vancouver. — Image Credit: Photo Submitted A former Lavington resident, will be recognized at the Peak Awards May 13 in Vancouver. Lana Kirk will receive the Rising Star award from the Association of Women in Finance. Kirk attended […]

Marshall University seeking miners' celebration awards nominations

Apr 20, 2015  Marshall University (USA) is taking nominations for the “Because of You” awards, which will be presented at the 2015 Coal Miners’ Celebration on Oct. 1. Nominations for the “Because of You” awards are requested for outstanding individuals or groups that have made, or are making, significant contributions to selected sectors of the […]

New awards to recognise those leading the advancement of women in SA’s resources sector

The South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy (SACOME) is pleased to announce that nominations for the inaugural South Australian Women in Resources State Awards will open on Monday 20 April. Launched by SACOME President, Terry Burgess, at the 2015 Annual Resources Industry Dinner on Monday 13 April, the awards will recognise the important role […]

Women in Mining Award Winners 2015

Congratulations to all the Winners !!!! We value your contribution as role models for all women in the industry Women in Resources Awards – CMEWA Five inspiring women working in the resources sector and an outstanding company have today been recognised at the 2015 Women in Resources Awards presented by the Chamber of Minerals and […]

WIM Canada's 8th Women in Mining International Networking Reception is around the corner!

MTCC, North building Room 105 Tuesday, March 3 3:00 – 5:00 pm Take advantage of a global networking opportunity at the 8th annual Women in Mining International Reception hosted by Women in Mining Canada, designed to bring together industry leaders, academia, employers, students and job seekers from around the world. Here, you can connect with […]

WIM Canada’s 8th Women in Mining International Networking Reception is around the corner!

MTCC, North building Room 105 Tuesday, March 3 3:00 – 5:00 pm Take advantage of a global networking opportunity at the 8th annual Women in Mining International Reception hosted by Women in Mining Canada, designed to bring together industry leaders, academia, employers, students and job seekers from around the world. Here, you can connect with […]

Sharon Warburton Wins "Mentor of the Year Award" – Congratulations!

Women in Leadership Winners | 2015 NAB Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards The winners of the 2015 NAB Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards were announced at a luncheon in Sydney today in front of a sold out audience of more than 400 women and men, including guest speaker, former Prime Minister The Hon. Julia Gillard. Leading the 2015 […]

Red carpet ready for women in resources awards

As the Oscars red carpet is rolled up in Hollywood, it will be rolled out in Brisbane next week for Queensland’s most outstanding resources sector women. They’ll be in the spotlight in the 10th annual Resources Awards for Women hosted by the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) and Women in Mining and Resources Queensland (WIMARQ). The […]

Finalists 2015 Women in Resources Awards announced

The Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia (CME) has announced the finalists for the 2015 Women in Resources Awards. CME Chief Executive Reg Howard-Smith was pleased to announce the individuals and the company initiatives selected as finalists for the awards, which will be presented at a breakfast on 6 March 2015. “Now in […]

Betty-Ann Heggie Wins the 2015 WIM Canada Trailblazer Award

The Women in Mining Canada Trailblazer Award is the first national award in Canada to recognize the achievements of women who have made a significant contribution to Canadian mining and/or the inclusion of women in the industry. The natural resource sector has the poorest representation of women in management, with women representing just 11% of […]

Can you nominate a Woman in Trades for the Influential Women Awards? Ontario

Barbara Courte Elinesky posted in Women In Mining Canada – Thunder Bay & Northwestern Ontario Branch Barbara Courte Elinesky 24 January 16:46 I need to nominate a Women that is in the trades for the influential woman award. Now if anyone has a woman that they think has excelled in a non traditional career please […]

Time to get busy with Resources Awards for Women entries – closing 31 January

Entries are now open for the 2015 Resources Awards for Women The awards will be presented at the Queensland Resources Council’s annual International Women’s Day Breakfast on Friday 6 March 2015 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. Winners of the award categories will go through to the national finals, the Women in Resources National […]

Shana Blakeley, Manager Mine Technical Services at Rio Tinto Minerals has been named Professional Woman of the Year 2014-15 by the National Association of Professional Women

Garden City, NY (PRWEB) January 13, 2015 NAPW (National Association of Professional Women) honors Shana Blakeley, Manager – Mine Technical Services at Rio Tinto Minerals, as a 2014-2015 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Blakeley is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in management. As the largest, most-recognized networking organization of professional women in the […]

Harriet Minter’s advice: Lace up your running shoes and get in the race

“On the 10th December each year the Nobel prizes are awarded. This year all eyes have been on Malala Yousafzai as she collects her prize for peace. But she’s not the only woman, May-Britt Moser won the prize for medicine, alongside her husband Edvard Moser. Since its inception roughly five percent of Nobel prize winners […]

3 women in mining received scholarship for leadership training

Mining and Resources Sectors Focus on Female Leadership Three talented women working across the mining and resources sector have been awarded scholarships that will focus on their careers as leaders. For the third year running, Behind Closed Doors (BCD), a leading professional development and mentoring company that connects businesswomen, has joined forces with Beach Energy […]

Queensland-based ‘Sisters in Mining’ program wins national recognition

21 November, 2014 - A unique training pathway which helps put Indigenous women behind the wheel of 100-tonne mining haul trucks has gained national recognition, winning an Australian Training Award. The program, called ‘Oothungs (Sisters) in Mining’ is designed to maximise employment opportunities for Indigenous women in the mining sector. A collaborative effort involving leading [...]

Australian Mining Prospect Awards Winner: Mining's Woman of the Year – Kym Clark of She's Empowered

By Vicky Validakis, 12 November 2014 Whilst working as an accountant for BHP, 28-year-old Kym Clark saw there was a gap in the market for women’s workwear and set about ensuring women could be comfortable in PPE. The line, called Kym by She’s Empowered, provides hi-vis everyday safety workwear and maternity uniforms for the growing […]

Nominate a Canadian woman working in mining for her to have the chance to win WIM Canada's Trailblazer Award

Nominations Criteria Candidates considered to receive the WIM Canada Trailblazer Award must be female and hold Canadian citizenship at the time of their accomplishments. However, candidates do not need to be a member of WIM Canada or a member of the WIM Branch sponsoring their nomination. In addition, the Trailblazer recognition can be awarded posthumously. Nominators must provide […]

Inspiring young women to excel

Whyalla News, Nov. 6, 2014 AWARDED: Hayley accepting her finalist certificate at the recent Women in Resources National Awards in Brisbane. Arrium Mining shipping manager Hayley Perkins has been recognised for excellence – being named in the top five in the recent Women in Resources National Awards. Responsible for managing the outer harbour operations for […]

Nominations for the 2015 WIM Canada Trailblazer Award are now open!  

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 […]

Congratulations Sharon!

A workplace flexibility champion in the male-dominated construction and mining sector has been named the 2014 Telstra Western Australian Business Woman of the Year. Sharon Warburton, Executive Director Strategy at leading global construction contractor Brookfield Multiplex and a Non-Executive Director since 2013 at Fortescue Metals Group (FMG), also won the Private & Corporate Sector Award […]

Nominations now open for the 2015 CME Women in Resources Awards

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 in Australia. The entry process encourages individuals and companies to reflect on their achievements and the impact they have made […]

Thiess Women in Resources National Awards (WIRNA) – Winners

The Thiess Women in Resources National Awards (WIRNA) recognise and celebrate the contributions and achievements of women in the resources sector of Australia, with the aim to raise awareness of women in the industry and encourage more women to consider a career in the resources sector. WIRNA builds on the state-based Resources Council awards that celebrate women, [...]

WiN-CANADA AWARD Nominations

Dear WiN-Canada Members, It is time to nominate someone for the WiN-Canada Award to be announced (and presented if possible) at the conference in New Brunswick. Although it is not mandatory that we give the award every year, it is important to recognize the dedication of our members and I ask you to consider nominating […]

Thiess Women in Resources National Awards (WIRNA) & Inspire! Convention

Diversity in the resources sector will be celebrated on 2 September in Brisbane when the very first Australian Women in Resources National awards are presented. The achievements of women and companies in promoting diversity will be highlighted as part of a full day of professional development at the Inspire!Convention. For bookings for Inspire! and the […]

Women in Resources National Awards for Women – Nominations still needed for SA, Vic, Tas & NT

Nominees are still needed  for the Women in Resources National Awards for Women We have the finalists for Queensland, Western Australia and New South Wales, but are now seeking nominations for Southern Australia, Victoria, Tasmania and Northern Territories. If you wish to nominate, or want to nominate someone else, please contact Caroline Morrissey on carolinem@qrc.org.au […]

Introducing Australia Awards – Africa

Australia Awards aim to promote knowledge, education links and enduring ties between Australia and its neighbours through Australia’s extensive scholarship programs. The initiative aims to build a new generation of global leaders with strong links to Australia. Australia Awards are the flagship of the Australian development cooperation program and are an important component of Australia’s investment in […]

2014 WISE Awards: WISE opens awards nominations to recognise inspirational women

NOMINATE NOW! See below Deadline for nominations: Friday 22 August Thursday 13 November 2014, Grange Hotel Tower Bridge, London, UK Do you know an inspirational woman or girl working in technology, science or engineering? Why not nominate them for an award that celebrates the contribution women and girls are making to British education, media and […]

Dani Drewek & Sarah Hunter are tradeswomen of the year (Ontario)

NEWS RELEASE: Celebrating mining tradeswomen of the year “This article was provided by the Ontario Mining Association (OMA), an organization that was established in 1920 to represent the mining industry of the province. Republic of Mining, 23 June 2014 The Ontario Mining Association congratulates tradeswomen of the year Dani Drewek and Sarah Hunter. This duo was recognized […]

Congratulations to 3 Western Australian Women in Resources

Congratulations to the following WA Women in Resources recipients of the MCA AICD Scholarships for Women in Mining – Company Directors Course winners: Andrea Maxey – Anglo Gold Ashanti (Sponsored by MCA) Miriam Stanborough – Iluka (Sponsored by BHP Billiton) Julie Shuttleworth – FMG (formerly Barrick/Gold Fields) (Sponsored by Downer Mining)  The scholarships were presented […]

Nominations needed: The UNSW are looking for female engineer graduates for their 2014 UNSW Women in Engineering Awards.

The UNSW Women in Engineering Awards, presented by the Faculty of Engineering of the University of New South Wales (Australia), supports UNSW’s wider Women in Engineering campaign to attract more female high school leavers to consider engineering as their preferred career. There are two major awards, each worth $5,000. The awards recognise the achievements of […]

2014 Women in Industry Awards – Finalists Announced

We congratulate every finalist! BDM of the year Jacky Magid – Charlie’s Cookies Allison Deadman – Safescape Elly Pilkadaris – BlueScope Steel Employer of the Year Cablex Pty Ltd Brookfield Multiplex Excellence in Engineering Katrina Dodd – Ausenco Nicole Brook – Glencore Coal Assets Australia Pty Ltd Abbey Sheridan – Glencore Coal Assets Australia Pty […]

Enter the Women in Industry 2014 Awards (Australia)

The 2014 Women in Industry Awards recognises and rewards the achievements of women working within the mining, engineering, manufacturing and process control industries, and aims to raise the profile of women within industry, as well as promote and encourage excellence. Australian Mining, PACE and Manufacturers’ Monthly are partnering to acknowledge the exceptional women who have […]

Winners of all 3 Australian Women in Resources Awards

Well done to all the nominees and winners from Australia! We at WIM Community Portal Ltd are very glad these awards exist to celebrate women working in the mining sector and raising their profile!! Congratulations also toall the organisers and sponsors and for all those that made the effort to nominate outstanding women and male […]

Maureen Jensen Recipient of the Trailblazer Award 2014

The fabulous Maureen Jensen will be the recipient of the Trailblazer Award this year and the honour is well deserved. The Award has been set up by Women in Mining Canada in 2013 to be a yearly award which “recognises women who have taken personal career risks and helped to advance the careers of other women”. […]

CME 2014 Women in Resources Awards Finalists Announced

CME (Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia) is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2014 Women in Resources Awards. Outstanding Company Initiative BHP Billiton Iron Ore – Kworp Kooling Mining Skills Program Kworp Kooling is a residential program that provides training in haul truck operations which prepares Indigenous women without resources sector […]