Thursday 05 September 2019 saw the hosting of the 4th South African Chrome Industry Dinner and Awards Ceremony at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg.
This bi-annual event, hosted by Rand York Minerals (Pty) Ltd, boasted an attendance of over 840 distinguished guests, from all corners of the Chrome Industry both local and International.
With much hype and anticipation in the build-up to this year’s Masquerade Ball Themed event, the evenings proceedings did not disappoint. With guests being entertained by the talented Siv Ngesi – our MC for the evening, as well as dancers, singers, extravaganza and cirque du soleil performers, the atmosphere in the Ball Room was electric.
There were 6 awards handed out to deserving winners on the evening.
Winners from each category were chosen from a month-long voting process, with the winners listed below:
- Environmental Award 2019 – Bulk Connections (Pty) Ltd
- Safety Award 2019 – Tharisa Minerals (Pty) Ltd
- Corporate and Social Responsibility Award 2019 – Dwarsrivier Chrome Mine (Kitso Ya Boleng Bridging School)
- Best Service Provider to the Chrome Industry 2019 – Commodity Inspections Group (Pty) Ltd
- Best Contribution to the Chrome Industry 2019 – Reinhardt Transport Group (Pty) Ltd
- Lifetime Award 2019 – Loucas Pouroulis
With the evening’s formalities coming to an end, guests were invited to network in the foyer area whilst being entertained by the talented BluBamboo Band. Many a handshake and Chrome related discussions were held between producers, transporters and warehouses to name a few.
An event of this magnitude is not possible without our valued sponsors. We would like to thank the below sponsors for making these years hosting, the best one yet:
The next South African Chrome Industry Dinner and Awards Ceremony will be hosted on the 7th October 2021, and we invite you to make a note to become involved by becoming a sponsor to the event. For further information on the next South African Chrome Dinner, as well as sponsorship options, simply follow http://www.chromedinner.co.za/ to be diverted to the Chrome Dinner website to avoid disappointment of missing out on the most desired and spoken about South African Chrome Industry Event.