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Finalists named for Women in Industry Awards


Individuals from major rail businesses are among the more than 70 finalists named across 10 categories ahead of the 2019 Women in Industry Awards on June 6.

Exceptional women from a range of industries will be recognised at the Women in Industry Awards, a gala dinner event and award ceremony being held at The Park in Melbourne on June 6.

Aurizon’s head of finance and regulation Loretta Lynch is among three finalists – announced this week – for the Excellence in Mining Award.

Natalie Bond, deputy general manager for Downer’s High Capacity Metro Trains Project team, has been named a finalist in both the Excellence in Manufacturing and Excellence in Engineering categories.

Linfox, which acquired Aurizon’s intermodal business earlier this year, has a number of finalists across several categories, including Tania Matthews for the Safety Advocacy Award, Kylie Fraser for Mentor of the Year, and Emily Reuter and Tina Dreher each for Rising Star of the Year.

AECOM principal engineer Claire Bennett is a finalist for Mentor of the Year.

And mining and rail group Roy Hill sees plant controller Paigan Hickmott in the finalist group for Rising Star of the Year, and planning manager Jodi Moffitt for Excellence in Mining.

The full list of finalists is available here.

Tickets for the event are also on sale – join Rail Express among other key partners for an evening of celebration.

When: Thursday 6 June 2019, 6.30pm

Where: The Park, Albert Park, Melbourne

Dress code: Cocktail

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