The Ghana Chamber of Mines has announced nominations for the 7th edition of the Ghana Mining Industry Awards (GMIA).
According to a statement from the chamber, the GMIA will recognise and honour organisations and individuals who have made significant contributions to the mining sector in Ghana.
The adjudicating board of the GMIA has been drawn from the academia, government and civil society, considered to possess integrity and the requisite expertise to review and objectively determine deserving winners.
The members include Prof. Richard Amankwah, Vice Chancellor, UMaT; Mr. Richard Kofi Adjei, Chief Inspector of Mines (MinCoM); Mr. Ebenezer Appah-Sampong, Deputy Executive Director of the EPA; Mr. Sulemanu Koney, CEO of the Ghana Chamber of Mines; and Dr. Steve Manteaw, Co-Chairman of the Ghana EITI.
The listed awards include: Lifetime Achievement Award, Mining Personality of the Year, Female Mining Professional of the Year, Best Performer in Innovation, Best Performer in Corporate Social Investment (CSI), Financial Deal of the Year, Best Performer in Contract Mining, Best Performer in Local Manufacturing of Mining Inputs, Best Performer in Mine Supplies & Services and Best Mining Reporter.
The event is under the auspices of the chamber and supported by the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, Minerals Commission and the Environmental Protection Agency.