Nominations were submitted by our readers over a five-week period in July/August.
The awards will reflect the standout performers of the 2023 financial year.
Our panel of industry judges will now vote on the nominees with the winners to be announced on Monday, September 18, during the inaugural MiningNews Select conference in Perth.
The nominees are…
Explorer of the Year
WA1 Resources for the Luni niobium discovery in Western Australia
Azure Minerals for the Andover lithium discovery in Western Australia
Rumble Resources for the Earaheedy maiden zinc resource in Western Australia
Dreadnought Resources for the Yin rare earths discovery in Western Australia
Patriot Battery Metals for the Corvette lithium discovery in Quebec
Great Boulder Resources for the Side Well maiden gold resource in Western Australia
Gascoyne Resources for the Never Never gold discovery in Western Australia
Deal of the Year
Genesis Minerals for the acquisition of the Leonora gold operations
Wyloo Metals for the takeover of Mincor Resources
Ramelius Resources for the takeover of Breaker Resources
Catalyst Metals for its consolidation of the Marymia gold belt
CEO of the Year
Luca Giacovazzi, Wyloo Metals
Chris Gale, Latin Resources
Dale Henderson, Pilbara Minerals
Darren Stralow, Bellevue Gold
Dean Tuck, Dreadnought Resources
Emerging Leader of the Year, sponsored by SGS
Alex Rovira, Brightstar Resources
James Champion de Crespigny, Catalyst Metals
Rowena Smith, Australian Strategic Materials
Luke Creagh, Ora Banda Mining
Graham Arvidson, Australian Vanadium
For more information on the awards and how to register for MiningNews Select, click here.