Nominations open for 2024 Peter Munk and Eira Thomas awards

Young Mining Professionals (YMP), in partnership with The Northern Miner, is pleased to announce that the nominations for the Young Mining Professional […]
Vincent Metcalfe, left, the 2023 winner of the Young Mining Professionals’ Peter Munk award, receives his accolade from Northern Miner Group President Anthony Vaccaro at the YMP ceremony in 2023. Credit: Young Mining Professionals

Young Mining Professionals (YMP), in partnership with The Northern Miner, is pleased to announce that the nominations for the Young Mining Professional of the Year Awards (YMP Awards) are now open. The YMP Awards are named after two iconic entrepreneurs in the mining industry, Peter Munk and Eira Thomas.

YMP is soliciting nominations from the public to identify the top leaders in the mining and metals industry. The YMP Awards recognize two young mining entrepreneurs, a male and a female, who over the past year, and during the course of their careers, have demonstrated exceptional leadership skills and innovative thinking to create value for their companies and shareholders, as well as for themselves.

To be considered, a nominee must be under the age of 40 as of Dec. 31, 2023; and be currently engaged in the mining and metals industry.

Nominations can be submitted online at https://www.youngminingprofessionals.com/awards

Nominations for the Peter Munk Award and the Eira Thomas Award are open to the public until Dec. 31, 2023. The selection committee, consisting of YMP Directors and senior executives at The Northern Miner, will select a winner in each category from the nominees submitted. The recipients of each award will be announced in February 2024.

The past recipients of the Peter Munk Award are Matthew Fenton, David Cataford, Jose Vizquerra, Stephen de Jong, Nolan Watson, Alex Dorsch and Vincent Metcalfe. The past recipients of the Eira Thomas Award are Maggie Layman, Ashley Kirwan, Andrée St Germain, Catherine Raw, Alicia Woods, Shelby Yee and Kelly Earle.

Sponsors and supporters of the YMP Awards include Barrick Gold, Cassels, The Northern Miner and TD Securities.

For more information, visit www.youngminingprofessionals.com or email [email protected].

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