Weir Minerals to sponsor 2021 Women in Industry Awards

Women in Industry is pleased to welcome Weir Minerals as a sponsor for the 2021 Women in Industry Awards.

The company will sponsor the Excellence in Mining category.

Weir Minerals is a global leader in the provision of mill circuit technology and services, as well as the market leader in slurry handling equipment and associated aftermarket support for abrasive high wear applications. Its differentiated technology is used in mining, oil & gas and general industrial markets around the world.

“We are very excited and proud to be supporting the Women in Industry’s Excellence in Mining category, highlighting inspirational female leaders, pioneering initiatives and exceptional talent of today and tomorrow,” says Melissa Davison, Regional Strategy Director APAC at Weir Minerals.

“We believe it aligns with Weir’s own global Inclusion & Diversity agenda to ensure we develop a culture where everyone’s voice is heard, and where we care for, respect and encourage each other, helping to champion gender equality within our business and our industry.”

In 2020, Weir Minerals’ Regional Managing Director APAC, Terese Withington, was a finalist for the Safety Advocacy Award. As a leader instrumental in leading numerous safety initiatives across Australia, the Pacific, SE Asia, China and India, Terese halved injuries in the past year. In recognition of her efforts Terese was awarded with the Safety Advocacy Award in the 2020 Prospect Awards, which acknowledge outstanding achievements from across the mining and minerals processing sector.

Nominations for the 2021 Women in Industry Awards are now open. To nominate, click here.

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