AMEC Environment Award 2023
About the Award
The AMEC Environment Award reflects the importance of managing environmental impacts of mineral mining and exploration projects.
It is made to a company that excels in their management of environmental impacts, or is developing innovative methods to achieve better long term environmental outcomes.
The criteria for the award are relevance to mineral exploration and mining projects, degree of innovation from current/past processes, and quantifiable potential benefit or significance to industry.
The award encompasses all aspects where environmental impact may be considered, including, but not limited to:
· land use
· water management
· community safety
· on-going environmental impacts
· mine closure
· mine rehabilitation
The award is intended to recognise leading best practice and innovation in environmental management throughout the life of the mine – from exploration through to closure.
It is presented to a company that goes above and beyond in their management of environmental aspects and impacts or is developing innovative methods to achieve better long-term environmental outcomes.
Nominations are open to mining and mineral exploration companies, companies that provide products and services to the industry, and research organisations.
Award nominations are limited to Australian companies and organisations, and Australian projects and products.
Nominations will be judged on:
· relevance to mineral exploration and mining projects
· degree of innovation from current/past processes
· potential benefit or significance to industry and the environment