Bulk Handling Facility of the Year (Resources and Infrastructure)

An award for a bulk handling facility servicing the resources sector (mining, grains, commodities), ports and terminals.

Bulk Handling Facility of the Year (Manufacturing and Processing)

An award for a bulk handling facility servicing the manufacturing and processing industries encompassing, food, pharmaceuticals, stockfeed, chemicals, plastics, resins, and building products.

Innovative Technology

An award for the introduction of new technology or improvement to established technology in the bulk handling industry.


Environmental Project of the Year

An award for a project or technology displaying environmental sensitivity and innovation in waste management, site or facility rehabilitation, recycling or energy/water conservation.

Dust Control Technology, Application or Practice

An award for best practice in dust and fume suppression, management or control; or for innovation in dust control technology, equipment or application.

Best Practice in WH&S

An award recognising the implementation of OH&S, ergonomic or risk management practices, policies or technologies to enhance the safety and health of employees and/or the general public.

Excellence in Transport and/or Conveying

An award for new or improved technology affecting conveying and/or transport systems with positive impact on performance, reliability, efficiency and the environment.

Excellence in the Application of Gears, Motors or Drives

An award for the application of gears, motors or drive technology in an Australian bulk handling facility.

Supplier of the Year

An award recognising exemplary service, performance and customer commitment by a supplier to the Australian bulk handling sector.

Excellence in Engineering Photography

An award for onsite photography of a bulk handling plant or facility, machinery, or engineers at work. The subject is not specific, but may include photos of conveyors, shiploaders or stacker reclaimers. Subjects may include resources and non-resources industries as well as rail and port bulk handling infrastructure. The judges welcome nominations from both professional and non-professional photographers and may, depending on the quality of nominations, choose to recognise each group separately. Nominations from professional photographers will be judged on a portfolio of 10 photos.

Australian Society for Bulk Solids Handling Award

Recognising an outstanding contribution to the field of bulk solids handling.

Currently this award is not open for nomination.

The A.W. Roberts Award

An award presented to a young engineer (aged 35 or under) who has made a significant contribution to bulk solids handling in the areas of research, design and/or practice.

Currently this award is not open for nomination.

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