Medal for Excellence

For conspicuous contribution to the art, science and practice of the mining industry.

Medal for Excellence

An IOM3 Premier Award, presented for conspicuous contribution, either during the year or cumulatively over a number of years, to the art, science and practise of the mining industry.

The winner may be an individual or an organisation and will receive a medal.

Award judging

Nominations for the Medal for Excellence are judged by the IOM3 Awards Committee.

Past winners

2022 Mr Alan Kirk HonFIMMM, 2021 Robin Hickson CEng CSci FIMMM, 2020 Prof John Coggan, 2019 Not awarded, 2018 FaME, 2017 Dr Barry Alan Wills, 2016 Steve Bedford, 2015 Oil and Gas UK, 2014 Dr Geoffrey Cowley, 2013 Not awarded, 2012 Christopher Peter Hall, 2011 Dr John Ashton, 2010 Andrew B Watson, 2009 Prof Kazem Oraee, 2008 Wardell Armstrong, 2007 Not awarded, 2006 J Groom, 2004 Prof S S Peng, 2001 Dr J D G Groom, 2000 E R Hassall CBE, 1999 The Mines Rescue Service Ltd, 1998 The City of Broken Hill, 1996 P Williams OBE, 1995 M W English