Robert Elver Mineral Economics Award - Origin

Robert Elver Mineral Economics Award

The Robert Elver Mineral Economics Award was created and approved by CIM Council in 1981, at the request of the Mineral Economics Society of CIM, to commemorate the memory of the late Dr. Robert Elver. It is to be awarded to a Member of the Institute in good standing who has made a significant contribution in the mineral economics field in Canada.

The Award shall be a framed certificate, prepared by the CIM National Office, featuring the name of the recipient and the accompanying citation.




Conditions

1. The Robert Elver Mineral Economics Award is awarded for significant contribution in the mineral economics field in Canada.

2. The award is to be presented from time to time as circumstances warrant.

3. Nominations for the award shall be made over the signatures of at least ten (10) CIM national members and forwarded to the Executive Director of the Institute by December 15th of the year prior to the presentation of the award.

4. All nominations must be accompanied by a brief description of the meritorious contribution and its value to the mineral economics field in Canada.

5. The CIM Executive Director shall refer all such nominations to the Awards Committee of the Mineral Economics Society, which includes the three immediate Past Chairmen of the Society.

6. The Committee shall present its report and recommendations to CIM Council not later than the last Council meeting held prior to the next Annual General Meeting.

7. No member of the Awards Committee shall be party to the nomination of any candidate.

8. When reasonably possible, the recipient shall be expected to receive the Award in person at the Annual General Meeting following the announcement of the Award, or at such other place and time agreeable to CIM Council.

9. All nominations properly presented shall remain in good standing for a period of three (3) years unless formally withdrawn over the signatures of a majority of members responsible for the nomination.

10. Nominees must be CIM National Members.