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 […]

Finalists announced for 2017 Resources Awards for Women

Originally published by The Chamber of Minerals and Energy WA – January 2017. The Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia (CME) has announced its finalists for the 2017 Women in Resources Awards (WIRA). The finalists, selected from over 90 nominations across five categories, represent a broad range of roles from within the resources sector. […]

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 […]

Nominations open for 2017 Resources Awards for Women

Originally published by WIMARQ – September 2016. Date: Wed 8 Mar 2017 Venue: Sofitel Hotel Format: Awards and breakfast Host: BHP Billiton Nominations are now open for the QRC/WIMARQ BHP Billiton 2017 Resources Awards for Women. Winners of these awards become finalists in the Women in Resources National Awards, and we’d love a repeat of […]

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 […]

Women rock the mining world

Elena Mayer galvanizes women in mining “Inspired by the likes of Pat Dillon, Anna Tudela, Maureen Jensen and Deb McCombe, I saw that I could play a role in empowering and connecting women within the mining industry. And so Women Who Rock was born,” declares President and Founder Elena Mayer (IMBA ’15). In 2015, Women […]

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 […]

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 […]