Winners of the 75th Anniversary Industrial Minerals Division Photo Contest Announced!
Over 100 photographs were submitted for SME's Industrial Minerals and Aggregates Division first ever photo contest. Three judges were given the challenging task of selecting winners in 5 categories including People, Products, Processing & Transportation, Mining & Exploration and Land Reclamation and the winners are:
People - Best Historical Randy Hall, Thiele Kaolin Company
People - Best Photo David Crouse,Imerys
People - Most Original Alex Glover, Active Minerals International, LLC
Products - Best Photo Mike O'Driscoll Industrial Minerals
Processing and Transportation - Best Historical Randy Hall, Thiele Kaolin Company
Processing and Transportation - Best Photo Ben Severinghaus, Retired
Processing and Transportation - Most Original Bob Pruett, Imerys
Land Reclamation - Best Photo David Crouse, Imerys
Mining and Exploration - Best Historical Randy Hall, Thiele Kaolin Company
Mining and Exploration - Best Photo Dan White, Conestoga-Rovers and Associates, Inc
Mining and Exploration - Most Original Alex Glover, Active Minerals International, LLC
Thanks to everyone who participated in the contest and a special thanks to Bill Langer for all of the historical photos that he provided for the slide show that was displayed during this year's Division luncheon.