2020 RIN Awards

Since 2008, the RIN Awards (formerly Chairman's Awards) Night has recognised the outstanding achievements of the region’s companies over the previous twelve months. It recognises excellence in business and the significant contribution that they make to the regional economy and community. The awards program provides a means by which outstanding performance can be revealed, acknowledged and celebrated by the whole sector.

The Gala Dinner will be held on Friday 15th May, 2020 at the Mackay Entertainment and Convention Centre.  


Celebrating people, innovation & success in the resources sector

MAY 15TH, 2020



Safety Foremost Award – Sponsored by CQ Field Mining Services         
Awarded to an organisation that can demonstrate a sustained safety performance and/or culture in a workplace that incorporated both physical and mental safety.

  • Walz Group
  • Riverside Marine (Rivtow)

Champion Culture Award   - Sponsored by Hays Recruitment        
Awarded to the organisation that best demonstrates how they successfully engaged with their employees to deliver an improved workplace culture for their people and their business.

  • The Gardian Group
  • Mastermyne - WINNER
  • QCCS

Connecting in the Community Award - Sponsored by BMA        
Awarded to the organisation that best demonstrates how they successfully engaged with the community or external stakeholders.

  • CQ Field Mining Services
  • DGH Engineering
  • Bank of Queensland - WINNER

Chasing Foreign Markets Award - Sponsored by Mets Ignited         
Awarded to an organisation that demonstrates the most initiative or success in taking a product or service to the export market or using foreign markets or supply chains to improve their business outcomes here domestically.

  • Vayeron
  • Mainetec - WINNER
  • TEAM Group

Out of the Box Award - Sponsored by Chess Electrics       
Awarded to an organisation that has demonstrated the most initiative in seeking out new opportunities for their business either through innovation in new products or services, diversification into new markets, or adapted to meet the current environment.

  • Mainetec
  • East West Lighting
  • Polymathian - WINNER

Standing out from the Crowd Award - Sponsored by MM Electrical        

Awarded to that one outstanding individual working in your business who has demonstrated commitment, loyalty, dedication and resilience in current market conditions.

  • Vidya Gopinath (TEAM Group) 
  • Emma Price (Get Real Workwear) - WINNER
  • Kimberly Matheson - G&S Engineering 

Striving for Diversity Award - Sponsored by Local Buying Foundation      

Awarded to an organisation that demonstrates leadership in diversity, champions the cause in the workplace, promotes equity, engages in inclusive and equitable workplace practices and embraces workplace diversity in a meaningful way. 

  • Mackay Conveyor Equipment - WINNER
  • BHP Hay Point Coal Terminal
  • Mastermyne


2019 RIN Awards Sponsors