2021 LEICHHARDT AWARD RECIPIENTS
Ken Preston and Dick Sanders were awarded the 2021 Leichhardt Award during the 2021 Bowen Basin Symposium Dinner, hosted at The Big Shed in Mackay, Queensland. The award dinner followed the second day’s proceedings of the 2021 Bowen Basin Symposium, held at the Mackay Entertainment & Convention Centre on 28-30 March 2022.
Ken Preston and Dick Sanders developed an equation to estimate the density of coal more accurately, which has become part of the industry’s lexicon known as the Preston-Sanders equation.
Ken & Dick’s Leichhardt award citations can be viewed by clicking on the links below.
Interview with Ken Preston and Dick Sanders after receiving their award during the 2021 Bowen Basin Symposium