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Media Release 17 December 2018

Bis Awarded Excellence in Safety

Our team in Whyalla were pleased to be recognised for their demonstrated excellence in safety at the GFG Alliance 2018 Chairman’s Excellence Awards in Sydney, New South Wales.
The annual awards highlight the leading individuals, teams and initiatives in safety. The only contractor award on the night, this achievement is an endorsement of Bis’ commitment to zero harm. 
Bis has been proudly operating in Whyalla since 1959.  Our 200-strong workforce provide a complete supply chain solution for our customer including haulage, crushing and screening, product management and train loading.  Safety is at the forefront of everything that we do and we are committed to delivering safer solutions for our customer.
Bis are active members of the local community and proudly supports initiatives including the Whyalla uneARTh Festival and Bis Regional Girls Soccer Carnival.
General Manager Hadyn Shepherd gave praise to his entire workforce, and specifically recognised the efforts of Bis Senior WHSE Advisor Aaron Thiele, who he described as a “…exemplary safety leader and mentor.”
Commenting on the win, Bis Chief Operating Officer Michael Porter said, “My congratulations to General Manager Hadyn Shepherd and the entire team in Whyalla on their win.  A well-deserved achievement for their ongoing and unwavering commitment to safety and people.”