The Australian Bulk Handling Awards were first held in 2006 in Melbourne.
The event gathers an audience of bulk handling engineers and technicians together to celebrate outstanding performance and high achievement across various facets of their industry.
At the 2013 event, which will be held at Doltone House's Darling Island Wharf (opposite Star City), there will be awards for: the bulk handling facility of the year, innovative technology, dust control, supplier of the year, environment, OH&S, excellence in transport and/or conveying, excellence in the application of gears, motors and drives, and an exciting new category for excellence in engineering photography.
The 2012 Awards were sponsored by Integrated Bulk Systems, Tenova TAKRAF, Laing O'Rourke, Bonfiglioli, Aerobelt, QUBE Bulk, Pilz, Flexco, and the Australian Society for Bulk Solids Handling.
Details of the 2013 event such as judging panel and categories are on the Awards website.