Richard Gelson, Production Manager at Centennial Coal’s Springvale Colliery took out the Young Achiever category.
Minister for Energy and Resources Anthony Roberts delivered the dinner keynote address, registering the NSW Government’s appreciation for the hard work of the state’s miners, and acknowledging the essential service being provided by the NSW mining industry during tough times.
Premier Mike Baird delivered a welcome address to attendees, vowing that his Government will do more to support the 40,000 hardworking miners and their families in NSW.
Awards were presented across five categories:
Category: Small Business Achievement
WINNER: Novecom Pty Ltd
Category: Outstanding Supplier
WINNER: Quarry Mining
Category: Mining Operation of the Year
WINNER: Glencore – Bulga Underground Operation
Category: Young Achiever
WINNER: Richard Gelson, Production Manager, Springvale Colliery, Centennial Coal
Category: Outstanding Contribution to Mining
WINNER: Ian Cribb, Chief Operating Officer, Glencore
The Awards form part of the 2014 NSW Mining Industry & Suppliers Conference being held at NSW Parliament House.