- Published: Tuesday, 08 June 2010 14:24
- Written by E&MJ News
The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) announced the winners of its annual CIM Awards at a gala dinner on May 10 during the CIM Conference and Exhibition. The annual awards recognize minerals industry leaders for their outstanding contributions in various fields. The CIM Distinguished Service Medal was awarded to James L. Popowich. Popowich, retired president and CEO of Elk Valley Coal and 2007-2008 CIM past president, received this award for his leadership in reshaping CIM’s governance policies. The Vale Inco Medal was presented to Robert A. Quartermain, retired president and CEO of Silver Standard Resources Inc. Quartermain received this award for his leadership in the mining industry. The Selwyn G. Blaylock Medal was presented to Phillip J. Mackey, president, P.J. Mackey Technology Inc. Mackey received this award for contributions in extractive metallurgy and for mentoring several generations of engineers.