The award will be made from time to time as circumstances warrant in recognition of outstanding results achieved by an active CIM/CMP member throughout the early part of his/her career in mineral processing

This award is specifically intended to honour a younger member of the industry under the age of 35. This age restriction may be waived if, in the opinion of the Board of Directors, a suitable candidate is not available and another highly qualified candidate outside the age restriction is nominated.

The award shall consist of an appropriate plaque and other testimonial as decided from time to time by the Board of Directors.

No more than one award may be made in one year.

The recipient will normally be a CIM member active in the Canadian Mineral Processors Society but non-members with exceptional qualifications may be considered for the award.

The membership at large shall nominate candidates for the award. The nomination shall be supported by at least five (5) members of the CIM/CMP Society.

Every nomination shall be accompanied by a statement giving clearly the reason, which in the opinion of the nominators, make their nominee a suitable candidate for the award.

The selection committee will recommend a suitable candidate or candidates to the CMP Board of Directors for the award who make the final adjudication.

The award should be presented during the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Mineral Processors. If this time and place are not suitable, the Board of Directors may specify suitable alternate arrangements for the presentation of the award.