Nominations open 2024 Hatch CIM safety award

November 1, 2023
Vinin Yean, Project Controls Manager, Rio Tinto accepting the award from Joe Petrolito, Managing Director, Bulk Metals, Hatch.

Earlier this year, Hatch-CIM praised the remarkable safety record of Rio Tinto for an exceptional safety program at the T2 tunnel project in Kemano, British Columbia. They were recognized for their efforts with the 2023 Hatch-CIM Mining and Metals Project Development Safety award.

Nominations are now open for the 2024 Hatch–CIM Mining and Minerals Project Development Safety Award presented by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum (CIM). For the past 11 years, we have sponsored this award to recognize the outstanding safety achievements of CIM members on their large Canadian projects.

If you know of a Canadian mining and mineral processing project that has achieved excellence in safety and meets the below criteria, encourage your clients to submit a nomination by December 11, 2023.

To be eligible for nomination, the project must meet the following criteria:

  • Project owner/team must be an active CIM member.
  • Project owner/team must have completed a single, significant (>300,000 work hours), Canada-located project within 12 months of this application. Applications stand for three years.
  • All Canadian mine and processing facilities in the metals, diamonds, industrial minerals, oil sands, and coal sectors are included and eligible.
  • Project owners must submit this application.

Nominations submitted here: English | French

The winner will be announced in May, 2024, at the CIM Convention Award Gala in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

The Hatch–CIM Mining & Minerals Project Development Safety Award was established in 2012 to recognize and reward projects with outstanding safety systems and performance. The award focuses on the safety culture and results at the mine and/or processing plant and its infrastructure during the development and construction phases of a project.

For more information on the CIM Awards click here.

To see past winners of the Hatch-CIM Mining & Minerals Project Development Safety Award click here.