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 […]

2017 CME Women in Resources Awards

Originally published by CME WA – September 2016. 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. More details can be found here. The entry process encourages individuals and […]

Trailblazer has worker safety on her mind

Joanne Farrell has been promoted to Rio Tinto’s group management executive committee. Joanne Farrell is no stranger to being a trailblazer in a world still dominated by men but even she admits to excitement at her promotion this week to the executive committee of Rio Tinto, the highest management level at the world’s second biggest […]

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 […]