Phu Bia Mining’s PBM
Logistics team has won the 2023 ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asia) Minerals
Awards – Best Practice in Minerals Distribution.
recognises the outstanding work carried out by our Logistics team in performing
their roles in uniquely challenging circumstances. From safely transporting
dangerous materials to ensuring road safety in rural areas, the team runs a
transportation network from the port in Thailand to remote, rural Laos. This
win further highlights the experience and expertise of all our teams, who
continue to make PBM regional leaders in all operational aspects – which also
reflects well on the Laos mining industry.
His Excellency Ung Eang,
Secretary of State representing the Cambodian Ministry of Mines and Energy, and
His Excellency Dr. Kao Kim Hourn, the Secretary General of ASEAN, presented the
trophy and certificate to the Logistics team at the gala dinner event. After
their presentation the AMA Board of Judges commended our team for their
excellence in logistics operation and Phu Bia Mining’s commitment to the
continuing to grow the mining industry in Southeast Asia.
PanAust Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, spoke proudly about the
result. “It is an honour to win this regional award. This win reflects the hard
work and dedication of the PBM Logistics team. The team have to transport
dangerous goods from a port in Thailand to a remote part of Laos in what are
often very difficult conditions. Well done to the team and keep up the great
Bounnaphol, Phu Bia Mining Chairman, added: “We thank the PBM Logistics team
for their ongoing dedication and hard work. To win this regional award is
something that both PBM employees and Lao people can be proud of. We had very
strong competition from across the region and it is testament to our highly
professional operations that we have won this prestigious award.”
This is the team’s
first win at what was the 3rd ASEAN Mineral Awards event. The team
were a finalist in Best Practices in Mineral Mining at the 1st AMA
held in Yangoon, Myanmar and runner up in Best Practices in Metallic Mineral
Processing at the 2nd AMA in Bangkok, Thailand.
Held biennially, the ASEAN Mineral Awards (AMA) honour mining and
minerals processing companies operating in the Southeast Asian region that have
made outstanding contributions towards the promotion of environmentally and
socially sustainable minerals development in ASEAN. In April, the Phu
Bia Mining Logistics team were selected by the Department of Mining Management
and the Ministry of Energy and Mines to represent Laos in the category of Best
Practices in Mineral Distribution.
We want to thank everyone in the Phu Bia Mining Logistics
team who have contributed their hard work and dedication to help win this