The Hal Williams Hardinge Award

The Hal Williams Hardinge Award, established in 1958 and funded by AIME, recognizes outstanding achievement which has benefited the field of industrial minerals & aggregates. The achievement so recognized may have been accomplished through writing, teaching, research or administration, resulting in new uses, wider markets, improved management, or through wider dissemination of knowledge. The award shall be a plaque, appropriately engraved with the name of the award, the name of the recipient, and the citation of the particular achievement for which the award is being conferred.

Election to this honor is by the SME Industrial Minerals & Aggregates Division Executive Committee with notification to the SME Executive Committee. The conditions of eligibility are as follows: 1) there are no limitations regarding nationality, membership in the Institute, or otherwise; 2) a candidate must be a living person able and willing to present himself in person to receive the award; and 3) no person who has been awarded any of the other eight major AIME awards (Douglas, Saunders, Lucas, Rand, Ramsay, Richards, Fairless, and McConnell) is eligible for the Hardinge Award.

   

Award Recipients

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2015 - William H. Langer

For his extraordinary contribution to the science and sustainable development of industrial minerals and aggregates.

About The Hal Williams Hardinge Award:

The Hal Williams Hardinge Award, established in 1958, and funded by AIME, recognizes outstanding achievement which has benefited the field of industrial minerals & aggregates.

2014 - William J. Miles
2013 - Sarkis Ampian
2012 - Dennis P. Bryan
2011 - Mike O'Driscoll
2010 - Drew Meyer
2009 - Ian R. Wilson
2008 - Richard B. Berg
2007 - Robert C. Freas
2006 - Fred G. Heivilin
2005 - Peter W. Harben
2004 - A. Frank Alsobrook
2003 - James M. Barker
2002 - Nikhil C. Trivedi
2001 - William F. Moll, Jr.
2000 - John F. Burst
1999 - C. Sheldon Thompson
1998 - Ihor A. Kunasz
1997 - George S. Austin
1996 - James F. Westcott
1995 - Lawrence R. Rooney
1994 - Oscar M. Wicken
1993 - Colin M. Bristow
1992 - Keith G. Papke
1991 - Immo H. Redeker
1990 - Frank C. Appleyard
1989 - James R. Dunn
1988 - Donald D. Carr
1987 - Richard H. Olson
1986 - Frederick L. Kadey, Jr.
1985 - James C. Bradbury
1984 - Nelson Severinghaus, Jr.
1983 - Stanley J. Lefond
1982 - John F. Havard
1981 - Sam H. Patterson
1979 - Walter D. Keller
1978 - Robert L. Bates
1977 - Thomas D. Murphy
1976 - Haydn H. Murray
1975 - Robert Gill Montgomery
1974 - Elburt Franklin Osborn
1973 - Kenneth Knight Landes
1972 - Fredrick Christian Kruger
1971 - John E. Lamar
1970 - J. R. Simplot
1969 - Charles F. Fogarty
1968 - Norman J. Dunbeck
1967 - Monson Fraser Goudge
1966 - Arthur B. Cummins
1965 - Horace Edgar Rose
1964 - Louis Ware
1963 - Joseph L. Gillson
1962 - Ian Campbell
1961 - Raymond B. Ladoo
1960 - Samuel H. Dolbear
1959 - Oliver Bowles