The NSW Mining - Outstanding Supplier Award


The Outstanding Supplier Award recognises a business that can demonstrate excellence in working with the NSW minerals industry. The product or service offering should add value to a mining operation and could relate to an ongoing relationship with a client or a one-off project.

Eligible entries may include:
  • Business achievements that support growth or efficiency for clients.
  • Business improvements that result in growth in a firm’s turnover or efficiency.
  • Innovative services or design that fosters productivity, profitability or performance.
  • Expansion from NSW into other markets.
  • Outstanding leadership and a positive contribution to the local community and economy. 


Judging criteria

1. Overview (10%)
  • Name of company and nominated person to receive the award and job title.
  • Overview of your business and its relationship with the NSW minerals industry.
Word limit 150 

2. Planning (25%)
  • What are the challenges your business has faced over the past 12 - 18 months 
  • Explain your strategies to achieve sustainable growth or improve efficiency and performance.
  • Did you collaborate with mining clients developing and implementing these strategies and if so, how?
Word limit 300 

3. Performance and improvement (50%)
  • Describe your business performance over the past 12 months. 
  • What measurable results did you achieve? 
  • How did your business add value to the performance of your mining clients?
  • What have you learned over the past 12 months? How will you build on those lessons?
Word limit 500 

4. Your contribution (25%)
  • Tell us about any special partnerships you’ve contributed to in the community or local business.
  • How has your business or employees shown leadership or excellence in business or the community?
Word limit 250

Best of Luck!

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