From exploration to deal-making, from innovation in technology to CEOs who have made a difference, the awards recognise and reward excellence. The awards ceremony will take place following the close of conference day on Wednesday 1 December at the Business Design Centre.
Criteria: For a major exploration discovery. The exploration discovery doesn’t necessarily need to have been made in the last 24 months, but this was the period in which the industry recognised that this discovery had the potential to become a significant mine.
Criteria: Decided by a board chosen by the London Mining Club, this award recognises an outstanding mining analyst in their field.
Open: Open to CEOs at any mining company.
Criteria: This award was created to recognise leadership in exploration, development and production, cost discipline and delivering shareholder returns over the past 24 months.
Open To: Any deal over the time period below.
Criteria: Based on the period November 2019 to October 2021. Can be for a takeover, merger or listing that has most captured the imagination of the financial community. The award rewards synergy, where there has been a real 2+2 = 5 outcome.
Open To: Any mining company. There will be two awards, one for juniors (exploration/development), and one for producers.
Criteria: There will be a +5 / -5 scoring scale for the questions in the nomination form. The scores will be decided by a panel of experts chosen by Digbee and Satarla.
Open To: Decided by the Advisory Board alone.
Criteria: Someone who has made a difference in their career to the mining industry. Previous winners include: Peter Munk, Mark Bristow, Andrew Forrest and Pierre Lassonde. Judges are the Mines and Money Advisory Board.