Chief Executive Officer, TMEC, Wayne Bould said “These awards recognise the excellent and hardworking women employed in this sector in Tasmania. As a peak body we are publically recognising the energy and fresh perspective that female employees have brought to the industry.”
Mr Ted Bradshaw, Chair, WIMnet Tasmania, said “Now in their fourth year we hope that these awards will continue to encourage more women to consider the attractive career opportunities available in the mining and resources sector.”
Guests at Thursday’s launch will hear from Kelly Down from Bell Bay Aluminium, the 2016 Australian and Tasmanian Outstanding Tradeswoman, Operator or Technician, Tarrisha Simpson fromSouth32 and Ariel Pascoe from Grange Resources, who were both highly commended by the judges in their respective categories in 2016 Tasmanian Women in Resources Awards.
Media are invited to attend the launch at QVMAG, Inveresk on Thursday 10 November at 5.30pm.