- Hall of Fame Award winner – Hancock Prospecting Director Prof Ian Plimer
- ‘Maggie’ Bullion Award winner – G4S International Logistics MD Julian Haskard
- Gavin Thomas Mining Award winner -Former Gold Road Resources MD & CEO Ian Murray
Hancock Prospecting Director and highly-regarded icon of the minerals and mining sector, Professor Ian Plimer, is this year’s recipient of the Hall of Fame award at the 7th annual Precious Metal Investment Symposium gala dinner held in Perth on 4th October.
In honour of his award, Hancock Prospecting chairman and mining magnate Gina Rinehart wrote a letter congratulating Prof Plimer and also providing an insight into his considerable achievements in the mining industry.
To access a copy of this letter, please click here.
The gala dinner – which was attended by the who’s-who of Australia’s gold sector – also saw G4S International Logistics (G4Si) Managing Director Julian Haskard receive the ‘Maggie’ Bullion Award.
Mr Haskard has spent the last sixteen years overseeing G4Si’s growth in the Asia Pacific region, focused on insured secure logistics for very high value goods. These include precious metals from mine to market, high volume bank notes, diamonds, jewellery and fine art and other high value and high-risk goods.
Since January 2017, after promotion to Managing Director of G4Si’s global businesses, Mr Haskard has been focused on the growth of G4Si’s market share of responsibly sourced and compliant high value goods with services covering 6 continents and over 140 countries.
This year, the Gavin Thomas award – named after the long-time Kingsgate Consolidated managing director and chief executive officer Gavin Thomas who sadly passed away in 2014 – was awarded to Gold Road Resources Executive Director Ian Murray.
During his 10-year reign as MD and CEO, Mr Murray led the company from a sub-$10 million gold hopeful to a $600 million S&P/ASX300 index member.