01 May 2023
CIM Celebrates the 2023 CIM Award Winners
The Canadian Institute of Mining Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2023 CIM Awards, which took place during the CIM Convention at Palais des congrès de Montréal. This year's prestigious event recognized the outstanding achievements of more than 40 individuals and organizations within the minerals and metals industry across more than 20 award categories.
The 2023 CIM Awards were particularly significant as they coincided with CIM's 125th anniversary, providing a unique opportunity to reflect on the remarkable accomplishments and contributions made by individuals and organizations throughout the minerals and metals industry. These dedicated professionals have played an essential role in shaping Canada's mining industry and positioning it as a global influencer.
The Awards Gala, sponsored by Caterpillar and its Canadian dealers, was a glamorous evening where attendees had the chance to honour the stars of the Canadian minerals industry while enjoying gourmet food, great company, and entertainment.
This year's awards covered a wide range of categories, including Career Excellence Awards, Branch and Society Awards, Safety Awards, Early Career Awards, Exploration Awards, Sustainability Awards, and more. The full list of winners can be found below.
See the complete list of awards and recipients listed below.
Congratulations to all CIM Award Winners
50 Year Award
John A. Amirault
Thomas Michael Dereniwski
Larry E. Seeley
Terrence J. Thiessen
Glencore - Nickel Rim South Operation
Vale - Voisey's Bay Mine
Westmoreland Mining Holdings LLC - Poplar River Mine
Regional Metal BC/Yukon
New Gold Inc., New Afton Mine
Regional Metal Prairie/Territory
Agnico Eagle Mine Ltd – Meliadine Mine
Regional Metal Ontario
Vale Canada Ltd - Coleman Mine
Regional Metal Quebec/Atlantic
Hecla Québec - Mine Casa Berardi
Regional Select West
Nutrien - Rocanville Mine
Regional Select East
Atlantic Mining NS Inc (St. Barbara Ltd.) - Touquoy Mine
Mine Safety Technology
Lake Shore Gold - Timmins West Mine
Community Engagement Excellence Award
Diavik Mine’s Turning Copper into ‘Gold’ project - Rio Tinto
Environment Excellence Award
New Afton Mine's Energy and GHG Management Project - New Gold
The Canadian Institute of Mining Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) is a leading technical society committed to the advancement and promotion of knowledge, technology, and best practices in the mining, metallurgy, and petroleum sectors. CIM serves its members and the global mining community by providing networking opportunities, professional development, and advocacy for the betterment of the industry.
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