NSW Minerals Council HSEC Finalists Announced

June 28, 2019

Finalists for the NSW Minerals Council’s annual Health, Safety, Environment and Community Awards have been announced, showcasing some of the industry’s top innovators and corporate citizens.

The nine finalists have been chosen for their achievements in ‘workforce health’, ‘mine safety’, ‘environmental sustainability’ and ‘community engagement’.
“All of our award finalists are of a very high standard, demonstrating our industry’s commitment to improving our workplace health and safety, our environmental practices, and our engagement with local mining communities,” NSW Minerals Council CEO Stephen Galilee said today.
Award winners will be announced at a special dinner event to be held during 2019 NSW Minerals Council Health, Safety, Environment and Community Conference (HSEC) with more than 500 people from mining communities across NSW expected to attend.
“Our HSEC Conference is one of the NSW mining industry's most annual important events featuring a range of high calibre speakers from industry and government focusing on breakthroughs in workplace health and safety, community relations, and environmental management.”
“The Conference provides a valuable opportunity to bring our industry together to discuss our challenges, identify innovation opportunities, and celebrate excellence, with a strong focus on how we can continue to improve in the future,” Mr Galilee said. 
The eight finalists are:
Health Excellence: 
  • Glencore’s Ravensworth Open Cut Mine - Improving Fatigue Management 
  • Whitehaven Coal’s Narrabri Underground Mine - Narrabri Gumboot Improvements Trials 
Safety Excellence
  • Centennial Coal’s Myuna Colliery - Monorail Bracket 
  • Newcrest Mining Limited’s Cadia Valley Operations - LHD Bucket Rotational Stand
Community Excellence
  • CMOC- Northparkes Mines - White Ribbon Campaign
  • Idemitsu Australia Resources -The consultation of cultural recordings of stories told by Kamilaroi People. 
Environmental Excellence
  • Whitehaven Coal’s Maules Creek Mine - FEEL THE BURN – Using Ecological Burns to IGNITE the Ecological Restoration of Former Agricultural Landscapes
  • Yancoal’s Duralie Coal Mine - Nest Box Programme
Details of the finalists can be found here.
Inquiries: Hugo Robinson | hrobinson@nswmining.com.au | 0409 758 734

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