The 2017 Awards for Excellence winners were announced at the awards ceremony on Thursday 26 October 2017.
The winners were:
Safety and Health Resources Sector Awards
Engineering – Rail-Mounted Working at Heights Platforms, Rio Tinto.
Systems and People – Iluka Resources Winston Partnership, Iluka Resources (South West Operations).
Safety Representatives – The Safety Barometer, Fortescue Metals Group.
Community Partnership Resources Sector Award
KBULG and KCGM Environmental and Sustainability Partnership, Kalgoorlie-Boulder Urban LandCare Group and Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines.
Golden Gecko Award
Banksia Woodlands - A Restoration Guide for the Swan Coastal Plain, Hanson Construction Materials and Kinds Park Botanic Gardens.
A full list of award winner and merit certificate recipients can be found below under each award category.
Sharing the knowledge
A selection of finalists and entrants presented their innovations and learnings prior to the awards ceremony in October 2017. Videos of these can be viewed below.
The five Golden Gecko case studies explored innovations and excellence in rehabilitation, using technology to improve environmental outcomes and the protection of flora and fauna.
The Systems and People Category category focused on the innovative implementation and/or design of systems or procedures to improve safety, health and wellbeing.
Five of the 2017 finalists were invited to share their learnings and how they created a partnership that is long-lasting and meaningful for the local community.