NSW Mining Exploration Forum and Award

Location TBA

7 May 2018


2018 NSW Minerals Council Exploration Forum

Monday 7 May 2018
9.00am - 5.00pm
Sydney venue TBA
The NSW Mining Exploration Forum brings the NSW exploration sector together to discuss the regulatory and policy framework and case studies of successful exploration projects. The forum attracts chief executives, exploration managers, field staff and consultants, from junior exploration companies through to multinational operators.

Keynote speakers this year will include Mr Richard Schodde, who has more than 30 years’ experience in the resources sector, who will talk about the strategic benefits to Governments in supporting exploration.

A number of case studies of best practice exploration will be presented in the afternoon sessions.

What is the ‘Explorer of the Year’ Award?

NSW has a proud history of mineral exploration and discovery. From the coal and gold discoveries in the late 1700s and early 1800s that have shaped our economy to the modern discoveries of rare earths, nickel, cobalt and scandium that will shape our world into the future. 

NSW is home to some of the world’s leading mining operations, which would not be possible without our world class explorers and geologists. We want to celebrate the good work of the professionals shaping our industry and unearthing the mineral deposits that will become the mines of tomorrow through the NSW Mining ‘Explorer of the Year’ Award.

The NSW Mining ‘Explorer of the Year’ Award is a great opportunity to promote yourself, your colleagues or your business and its achievements. So don’t wait, enter now!

Download the award entry information and criteria now

How to enter:

Complete the online entry form published here. 

You will receive an email notification from us via Wufoo if your entry has been completed.
You must provide sufficient information to soundly demonstrate that all judging criteria have been met so there can be a fair comparison in the judging process. Additional information can be included, such as media coverage, charts or images, and will be considered alongside your written responses.
Submit your entry no later than Monday 20 February 2018.


Key Dates

Friday 9 March 2018
Entries close

Monday 19 March 2018
Finalists announced 

Early May 2018 - Date TBC
Exploration Forum and Awards, Location TBA

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