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News release date: 02-Sep-2015

2015 THIESS Women in Resources National Awards

Congratulations to all the participants, finalists and winners. Our thanks go to the organisers of such a fantastic event!

Company Excellence in Diversity and Performance

Winner

  • Santos Ltd: Gender Equality Program

Runner Up

  • Thiess, Westfarmers Resources and the Salvation Army Employment Plus Team: Oothungs' (Sisters) in Mining Program

Finalists

  • Atlas Iron - Women in Atlas
  • Newmont Tanami Operations - Newmont Women's Network

Outstanding Australian Tradeswoman, Technician or Operators

Winner

  • Sabrina McKenzie - Thiess

Finalists

  • Jacqui Purdon - South 32 GEMCO (NT)
  • Julie Stainkey - Rio Tinto Alcan Weipa (QLD)
  • Madeline Brenna - Glencore Coal Assets Australia (NSW)
  • Margeaux Janeko - Kentz Engineers and Construction & She's Empowered (WA)

Exceptional Young Woman in Australian Resources

Winner

  • Helena Wu - Santos Ltd (SA)

Finalists

  • Anastasia Plischka - Gekko Systems (VIC)
  • Eleanor Lober - South 32 GEMCO (NT)
  • Hope Adams - Glencore Coal Assests Australia (NSW)
  • Jennifer Kotek - MMG Australia Ltd (TAS)
  • Kalpana Maharage - Rio Tinto Iron Ore (WA)
  • Sandra Newman - Riot Tinto Coal Australia (QLD)

Exceptional Woman in Australian Resources

Winner

  • Bronwyn Barnes - Windward Resources (WA)

Finalists

  • Erin Woolford - Ninti Kata (SA)
  • Janette Hewson - Peabody Energy Australia (QLD)
  • Jo Barron-Perry - BHP Billiton (SA)
  • Leonora Wehrmann - JKC (NT)
  • Rebecca-Lee Ritchie - Copper Mines of Tasmania (TAS)
  • Simone Painter - Alkane Resources - Tomingley Gold Operations (NSW)

Gender Diversity Champion

Winner

  • Jacqui McGill - BHP Billiton (QLD)

Finalists

  • Jo Barron- BHP Billiton (SA)
  • Linda O'Farrell - Fortescue Metals Group (WA)
  • Michelle Lawson - Glencore Coal Assets Australia (NSW)
  • Tim Hewitt - Newmont Tanami Operations (NT)

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