Rebecca Knol appoints as SACOME CEO

Originally published by Australian Mining – September 2016. Rebecca Knol has been appointed as head of the South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy. She replaces Jason Kuchel, who announced plans to depart in July, after nearly a decade in the role. Knol will step into the position on 17 November. Commenting on her appointment, SACOME […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]