CATEGORIES OF ACHIEVEMENT
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In your write up, please indicate explicitly the categories of achievement which apply to your nominee, amongst the following:
● Discovered one or more “elephant” deposits of the nature of Horne, Sullivan, Kidd Creek, Brunswick, Voisey’s Bay, etc.;
● Discovered a number of significant orebodies of one or more types;
● Introduced a successful theory, principle or exploration technique that had a major impact on the subsequent discovery of significant mines;
● Overcame exceptional obstacles or difficulties (weather, isolation, opposition, etc.) in the discovery of one or more significant mines.
2. BUILDING THE CORPORATION
● Exercised outstanding acumen in assembling several properties which formed the basis of a successful Canadian mining company;
● Assembled an outstanding team of individuals to carry on the work of building a major corporation;
● Demonstrated entrepreneurial skill and innovative strategy in plotting the direction of the firm;
● Displayed unusual managerial capability in directing one or more significant corporations over a career involving management of change, revitalization, etc.;
● Directed the development and start-up of several operating mines under difficult circumstances, including ground conditions, climatic conditions, etc.;
● Built an outstanding company providing goods and/or services to the mining industry.
3. TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTION
● Developed and/or implemented one or more technologies or operating methods that have had a profound impact on the firm, a major mine, operating practice and beyond;
● Developed instrumentation, equipment or other devices which contributed to the efficiency, health and safety and/or environmental performance of the exploration and mining industry;
● Provided significant geoscience data or scientific knowledge that impacted exploration, mining or processing success.
4. SUPPORTING CONTRIBUTION
● Made an outstanding contribution, in the case of an individual associated with the mineral industry, in such areas as:
- education or professional development;
- supportive public policies or government programs;
- communications and information.
5. MINING IN SOCIETY
● Demonstrated outstanding achievement in reconciling the business goals of the industry to those of Canadian society in general, through such means as:
- support for worthy causes;
- increasing the public understanding of mining;
- environmental improvement;
- improved governmental relations;
- employment and engagement of Indigenous people;
- promoting inclusion and diversity in the sector;
- significant contributions to ESG issues;
- building bridges of understanding to other segments of Canadian society.