Last night OZ Minerals’ Prominent Hill operation in South Australia was awarded Best Metalliferous Mine of the Year at the Australian Mining Prospect Awards.
OZ Minerals was particularly pleased to receive the award with the operation still in its first year of production, recognising the successful construction, commissioning and ramp-up of the mine towards full production.
Mick Wilkes, Executive General Manager Operations, proudly accepted the award on behalf of Prominent Hill. “Credit goes to all staff involved in building the project over the last three years. This award is a testament to everyone’s commitment and dedication at Prominent Hill and OZ Minerals.”
Prominent Hill received this award not only for its operational performance but also for community partnerships, the successful Pre-employment Training Program and development of indigenous employment. Prominent Hill was also recognised for its employment policies promoting gender diversity on site.
Prominent Hill’s competition for the award included Bootu Creek (OM Manganese), Mount Isa (Xstrata Copper Download pdf 67 KB