Northern Ontario was well represented at the 2014 awards ceremony hosted by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum.
The awards annually recognize the best contributions to the industry in Canada.
The John T. Ryan Safety Trophy went to Barrick Gold for its Williams mine, located 350 kilometres east of Thunder Bay.
André Lemay, of Sudbury-based André Lemay and Associates, received the McParland Memorial Award for Excellence in Maintenance, Engineering and Reliability.
David Palmer of Probe Mines was bestowed the A.O. Dufresne Exploration Achievement Award. Probe owns the Borden Lake gold discovery located just outside of Chapleau.
The CIM Community Service Award went to Allan D. Akerman of the Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) Sudbury.