FMG, Zinifex take out forum line honours - Diggers & Dealers wrap up, day three

THE highlight of the final day of the Diggers & Dealers 2007 Mining Forum was the gala dinner and, of course, the announcement of the Digger and Dealer of the year, with Zinc miner Zinifex and iron ore aspirant Fortescue Metals Group taking out the evening’s major awards.

FMG, Zinifex take out forum line honours - Diggers & Dealers wrap up, day three FMG, Zinifex take out forum line honours - Diggers & Dealers wrap up, day three FMG, Zinifex take out forum line honours - Diggers & Dealers wrap up, day three FMG, Zinifex take out forum line honours - Diggers & Dealers wrap up, day three FMG, Zinifex take out forum line honours - Diggers & Dealers wrap up, day three

Zinifex was awarded the Digger of the Year prize after a year of strong production and healthy zinc prices. The company, which recently sold its smelting arm, is worth around $9 billion.