The Future of Mining Awards 2019 are delighted to be working with the following Partners.

Partnering with the Future of Mining Awards will give your organisation an unrivalled opportunity to promote yourself in the run up to the awards and to highlight your involvement on the night. These benefits are spread across online activity, direct marketing and networking, providing a solid platform for account management and new business opportunities. If you would like to be an award sponsor, contact us on


Komatsu are sponsoring the Emerging Leader Award

Category Sponsor: Emerging Leader Award

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the mining, forestry, industrial and construction industries that maximizes value for customers through innovative solutions with original equipment and services. Through our full line of products supported by advanced IoT technologies and our global service network, we help customers safely and sustainably optimize their operations. Komatsu Mining provides essential equipment, systems and solutions used by companies worldwide to extract fundamental minerals for developing modern infrastructure, technology and consumer products.

Minnovare are sponsoring the Mining Contractor of the Year Award

Category Sponsor: Mining Contractor of the Year Award

Minnovare is an advanced technology company that specialises in improving the accuracy, reliability and economic efficiency of industrial drilling operations, both in mining and civil engineering, worldwide. Our advanced drill-rig alignment hardware and data-capture software combine to deliver clients’ drill-data faster and more accurately than ever before. Our flagship mining exploration/civil product, the Azimuth Aligner, is used in over 100 projects around the world to automate the alignment process; more than doubling the accuracy (+/- 0.2°) and reducing overall set-up times by up to 90%. Our new Production Optimiser system is set to revolutionise underground drill and blast mining by substantially reducing blast-hole deviation (up to 60%) whilst increasing drilled meters per shift (up to 20%). For the average mine site this translates to a significant reduction in average ore dilution (up to 30%) an increase in operating revenue per rig, improved fragmentation, increased output and increased ore recovery. Minnovare’s new online client reporting engine; Minnovare CORE is an advanced data hub for your entire drilling operation. Featuring digital drill plans and plods that sync seamlessly with existing mine planning software, Minnovare CORE allows accurate, reliable drilling data to transfer instantly throughout your entire operation – ready for fast, efficient data analysis and execution. Minnovare has offices in Perth (Head Office), Canada and the United States, as well as distributors in South Africa and the United Kingdom. Minnovare is a proud recipient of the WA Mining Technology Award (2014) and the AIM Pinnacle Awards for Innovation, and Emerging Business (2015).

MMD Sizers is sponsoring the operational excellence in mining award

Category Sponsor: Operational Excellence Award

MMD Sizers is a world leader in the design, manufacture and supply of mineral processing solutions and associated machinery serving the mining, quarrying and recycling industries. For 40 years we have delivered innovative solutions that improve the productivity, profitability and safety of our customers’ operations while minimising environmental impact. We work closely with our customers offering comprehensive support through an expanding global network of offices and manufacturing facilities, employing over 500 dedicated and experienced professionals.

Category Sponsor: Future of Mining Award

The National Group comprises of leading companies from the mining equipment, logistics and personnel industries.

Our companies: National Plant & Equipment, National Mining Services, National Machinery Xchange, National Heavy Haulage, Resolute Equipment, International Global Logistics, National Quarries, National Lift & Shift, International Equipment Holdings, National Drilling Services, NRS (Aus).

VEGA are sponsoring the Innovation Award

Category Sponsor: Innovation Award

VEGA as set itself the goal of developing innovative measurement technology that is easy to install and operate and offers maximum safety and reliability. VEGA employs over 1,400 people worldwide, 660 of whom work at its headquarters in Schiltach in the Black Forest. This is where, for over 50 years now, solutions to demanding measuring tasks are being conceived and brought to realization: for chemical and pharmaceutical plants, the food industry, drinking water supply systems, sewage treatment plants, landfills, mining, power generation, oil platforms, ships and airplanes. VEGA is active in over 80 countries with its globe-spanning network of subsidiaries and distributors. The company and its products have all the necessary certificates and approvals for worldwide application. This applies to the technical safety as well as the quality of the products and services.