Mining professionals honoured at CIM Convention 2019 Awards Gala
MONTREAL, April 30, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - It is an evening the mining community highly anticipates each year – the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) Caterpillar Celebration of Excellence, which recognizes the exceptional contributions individuals and organizations make to the mining and minerals industry. The CIM Convention 2019 is being held at the Palais des Congrès de Montréal from April 28 to May 1, 2019, and the Celebration of Excellence was on Monday, April 29.
Congratulations to this year's winners!
CIM Bedford Canadian Young Mining Leaders Award: Agus Pulung Sasmito, Darren Nathan, Elenor Siebring and Shannon Katary
CIM Distinguished Lecturers: Betty-Ann Heggie, Brian Lee Crowley, Mayana Kissiova, Nathan M. Stubina and Théophile Yameogo
CIM Distinguished Service Medal: Timothy J. Skinner
CIM Fellowship: André (Andy) Lemay, Bryan A. Coates, Donna Beneteau, Florent Baril, Graham Farquharson, James (Jim) W. Hewitt, Jean Fortin, Piers M. Ebsworth and Shannon Campbell
Diversity & Inclusion Award: Mafalda Arias
John T. Ryan Trophies:
National: Agnico Eagle – Division Lapa (Metals), Mosaic Potash Esterhazy Limited – K1 Mine (Select); Vale – Voisey's Bay Mine (Select) and Prairie Mines & Royalty ULC Westmoreland – Paintearth Mine and Poplar River Mine (Coal).
Regional: New Gold Inc. – New Afton Mine (Metal BC/Yukon), Cameco Corporation – Cigar Lake (Metal Prairie/Territory), Goldcorp – Red Lake Gold Mines (Metal Ontario), Glencore Nickel – Mine Raglan (Metal Quebec/Maritimes), Imperial Oil Resources – Kearl Operations (Select West) and DeBeers Canada – Victor Mine (Select East).
Mel W. Bartley Award: CIM Porcupine Branch
Mining Engineering Outstanding Achievement Award: Jaroslav (Jarek) Jakubec
Mining Safety Leadership Medal: Gordon Winkel
Outgoing President Plaque: Janice Zinck
Robert Elver Mineral Economics Award: Terence Ortslan
Towards Sustainable Mining Community Engagement Award: Glencore – Raglan Mine for their Tamatumani project
Towards Sustainable Mining Environmental Excellence Award: IAMGOLD – Essakane SA Mine for their solar project
Vale Medal for Meritorious Contributions to Mining: Peter N. Calder
CIM Community Service Award: John Francis Hugh Thompson
District Distinguished Service Award: Central District: Catharine Shaw
McParland Memorial Award: Steve Courchesne
J.C. Sproule Award: Chantal Lavoie
Excellence in Sustainable Development Award: Bruce Armitage
Barlow Medal for Best Geological Paper: A. Hamid Mumin
Julian Boldy Geological Society: Serge Perreault
CIM is the leading professional association for the minerals industry with members across Canada and globally. CIM is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge as well as the promotion of networking, innovation and sustainable practices for the mining industry.
SOURCE Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM)
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