The Queensland Mining Industries Association has released a list of the best Junior Mining industry awards.
The list of awards for 2017 includes the Junior Mining Technology, Junior Mining Infrastructure and Junior Mining Energy awards.
The awards will be presented at a special ceremony at Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk’s state of the state address on November 9.
The award ceremony will be attended by Queensland Premier and Queensland Chief Minister Annastacasi Palaszekczuk, Queensland State President Michael McCormack, the Queensland Government and Industry Minister Greg Hunt.
Queensland Premier Annasah says she is thrilled to be named as the winner of the Junior Mining Industry Awards.
“It’s a great honour to be recognised as the first Queensland Premier to receive this prestigious award.
I’m really pleased to be on the list of Queenslanders who’ve received this award.
It’s an honour to represent Queensland,” Ms Palaszarczuk said.”
I’ve been proud to represent the Queensland mining industry in every way I can in this role.””
I was honoured to be selected to represent this sector in the 2016 and 2017 National Youth Awards,” Ms McCormack said.
Ms McCormack says the Queensland industry is looking forward to receiving this prestigious recognition.
“The Queensland Government is pleased to recognise our Queensland Government, Queensland Mining Infrastructure, Queensland Industry, Queensland Energy and Queensland Energy Energy Infrastructure for their leadership in advancing the Queensland and National energy sector,” he said.
The Queensland Mining Technology Awards recognises Queensland’s mining industry for its continued commitment to technological excellence.
“We look forward to working with Queensland’s Mining Industry Association to continue our partnership in ensuring Queensland continues to have the highest levels of quality and productivity in the sector,” Mr McCormack added.
The Junior Mining Innovation Awards recognisng Queensland’s junior mining industry, which has seen rapid growth over the past five years.
The annual awards were announced by Queensland State Chief Minister and Premier Annavasi Palakczuk at a state of Queensland speech on November 4.
“Junior Mining is a promising sector for the future,” Ms Papaszakczak said.
“We are also pleased to celebrate the continued growth of the Queensland Junior Mining sector.”
“Juniors are the future of our industry, and this award recognises the continued progress of the industry,” Ms Schoemaker said.