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Sustainability Award


This award recognises companies that have demonstrated outstanding commitment to sustainability within the bulk materials handling industry.

The sustainability award aligns with MHEA’s overall mission to promote sustainability and best practices within the industry.

This award will focus on recognising the outstanding efforts of individuals and groups who have predominantly contributed towards sustainable development. The award is presented to those people who have demonstrated their exceptional skills, unique concepts, innovative processes, or advanced technologies that encourage sustainability in various areas, including:

  • Efficiency in the handling of bulk raw materials
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Waste reduction
  • Decarbonisation

Companies that submit an award entry must ensure that they clearly stipulate:

  • Stakeholder’s clear and agreed-upon vision of the past, current, and future state of the business from a sustainability perspective
  • How their range of products and services has helped their clients, and the industry at large, to reduce their environmental impact
  • Steps taken to reduce their companies own impact in the fields of environmental, social and governance

The MHEA believes that this fantastic opportunity will undoubtedly inspire people to work even harder to create a sustainable future while promoting a sense of community among like-minded individuals. Therefore, if you have participated in an earth-friendly project that promotes sustainability, please submit your application by downloading the entry forms at the bottom of this page for this exciting new award.

The winner of the award will be announced at the MHEA’s BulkEx 24 conference on the evening of 15th October 2024 at the Gala Dinners’ Excellence Awards. The introduction of this award highlights the growing importance of sustainability within the bulk materials handling industry and encourages companies to adopt more sustainable practices. 

The award is free to enter and is open to companies or individuals who have made an outstanding contribution in the field of sustainability within the bulk materials handling industry during 2023 / 2024.

From ports, power and mining to steel and cement, and everything in between we want to hear from you.

Application is easy. Simply complete the awards entry pack which can be downloaded at the bottom of this page and submit before the 1st September 2024 with any other supporting documents to the MHEA Secretariat following the outlined format and criteria.

We look forward to recognising the talent and creativity within our industry and the world class capabilities it shows continuously.

The Materials Handling Engineers Association works to support the interest of companies supplying and using bulk handling materials worldwide.

The Association is proud to support the technical and commercial interests and offers businesses, suppliers and users of bulk handling materials the opportunity to tap into a unique technical marketing knowledge base and share good practice. 

Your support and activities make a real difference, and these awards celebrate and recognise your achievements.


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