Charles F. Rand Memorial Gold Medal

The Charles F. Rand Memorial Gold Medal is awarded for distinguished achievement in mining administration, including metallurgy and petroleum. 

Past Recipients

Nominee Eligibility

  • You cannot nominate yourself.

A nominee is not eligible:

  • If they have received the Anthony F. Lucas Medal or the Robert Earll McConnell Award.

  • If they are a recipient of SPE Honorary Membership.

  • If they are on the current SPE Board of Directors, Charles F. Rand Memorial Gold Medal award committee, or have served in these positions during the past 2 years.

AIME logoThis is an AIME Major award. No AIME major award winner is eligible to be nominated for another AIME major award. The winner of the Charles F. Rand Memorial Medal is also not eligible for the Carll or Uren Award for a period of five years. The nominators will be required to resubmit the nominations with updated materials covering the intervening five years.

 

To Nominate

  1. Fill out nomination form.
  2. Complete all required information on nomination form; incomplete nominations will not be accepted.
  3. Include a complete statement of the reasons for proposing the candidate, with a record of the candidate's professional and industrial achievements in detail.
  4. Send to awards@spe.org by 15 February
  5. Encourage no more than 3 colleagues to send letters supporting this nomination to awards@spe.org.

 

Do not reference or attach a resume or CV; all information must be included on the nomination form. Nominations and letters of recommendation are considered confidential.Candidates remain on the active consideration list for 3 years and if a candidate is not selected during the 3-year active consideration cycle, they can be renominated the following year if all other eligibility requirements are met.

About Charles F. Rand Memorial Gold Medal

The Charles F. Rand Memorial Gold Medal was established in 1932 and is awarded for distinguished achievement in mining administration, including metallurgy and petroleum. Charles F. Rand was President of the Institute in 1913 and Treasurer from 1922 to 1927. Rand was a developer of mines and new processes in iron mining. He was President of several mining companies.