HCA were recently honoured with the “Outstanding Supplier” of the year award at the NSW Mining Industry & Suppliers Awards Dinner at NSW Parliament House in Sydney on Thursday May 30th, 2019.  Hosted by the NSW Minerals Council each year, the event recognises excellence and extraordinary contributions made to the mining industry within the state. Several representatives of the NSW mining industry and supplier businesses were in attendance along with over 20 Members of Parliament.

Following the awards, NSW Minerals Council CEO Stephen Galilee stated the event underlined the significance of mining in cultivating growth in regional communities by providing jobs and investment. “Our Industry and Suppliers’ Awards highlight the vital role mining plays in NSW, particularly the contribution our industry makes to regional communities. We had outstanding entries for the awards this year, reflecting the quality of our state’s world-class mining sector.”

Our Gunnedah and Muswellbrook branches were nominated for the award by Whitehaven Coal in appreciation of our strong partnership and role as a supplier in assisting their success. Gunnedah Parts and Service Manager Matthew Bradley and his team service around 90 pieces of machinery in the local area, with Whitehaven’s Maules Creek coal mine owning approximately 65 of these.

A number of criterion were used to select the winner including; the commitment to innovative services and design in fostering productivity, profitability and performance, collaborating strategies with client to achieve sustainable growth and improved efficiency, measurable achievements in mine operation performance and contribution to community and local businesses.

The award was accepted by our Managing Director David Harvey on behalf of HCA, during his acceptance speech he thanked the NSW Minerals Council and their event sponsor Peabody, Whitehaven Coal for the nomination and lastly the solid dedication from the employees of Hitachi.

This accolade is a reflection of the hard work put in by our staff and our unwavering commitment in helping to achieve our company’s shared vision of Total Customer Satisfaction.