Newmont Mining Corp. has named Moly-Cop as its 2011 Global Supplier of the Year for “support of continuous improvement programs, proactive and transparent collaboration and consistently producing high quality products.”

“Our goal is to build long-term relationships with our suppliers and partners,” said Gerry Gluscic, Newmont vice president and chief information officer. “Moly-Cop is extremely responsive to Newmont’s needs and excels at managing supply chain risks, while continuing to innovate and optimize their products and services.”

Newmont said its supplier awards program recognizes top vendors at its annual Supplier Summit. Nominees are evaluated on their contributions toward creating operating efficiencies, developing strong relationships and embracing Newmont’s values in worker safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.

Moly-Cop supplies forged steel grinding media used throughout Newmont’s global operations, and has been a part of Newmont’s global alliance of suppliers since 2006.