METS Ignited has launched the CQ Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) Accelerator Program with Queensland’s Rockhampton Regional Council to commercialise innovative projects for the mining sector.
The Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources has tabled a review of the country’s patents system for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in an effort to encourage innovation across multiple industries.
METS Ignited is set to award $6 million in funding to four Australian businesses in the mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sector.
BHP and Curtin University have formed a partnership to drive research and innovation projects in the resources and energy sector, with a goal to provide it with job-ready graduates.
Keech Australia has proved that innovation and quality aren’t diluted, but continually improved over almost a century of operation. Australian Mining speaks with co-owners and directors David and Garth Keech about how this legacy has been preserved.
Bis’ recently unveiled coal grader, Razor, has attracted widespread interest among Australia’s mining community.
For everything that has changed in the mining industry over the past decade Max Wijasuriya can find something that has stayed the same at Schenck Process.
The case for mine electrification is about more than technology advancement. It also has the potential to contribute to the sustainability of the industry.
BHP’s next chief executive Mike Henry has placed technology front and centre in his first speech as CEO to-be.
A changing of the guard has led the father-son duo of Thomas and Graeme Greaves to turn a new corner in conveyor innovation.
Mining companies embracing automation and technological innovation must be also be aware of the possible implications for their social licence to operate, according to a social performance specialist.
As technology advances at a rapid pace, InEight is applying the latest developments in machine learning to its digitalised solutions, creating widespread benefits for mining companies.
Pioneering beyond its manufacture and supply of cold emulsion explosives, BME has become a home-grown South African success story now exporting blasting technology to mining countries world-wide, including Australia.
Scania has introduced a fully autonomous concept truck without a cab, marking another milestone in the development of heavy self-driving vehicles.
The MEA SmartWeld design removes any safety ambiguity regarding frequency requirements for Australian work-sites and mine sites.
From safer underground ladders to electric vehicles, Steve Durkin and Safescape have accepted mining’s innovation challenge.
The global copper mining industry, of which Australia is a major player, faces a major challenge in being more innovative according to a US expert.
BHP and Dassault Systèmes have established a long-term strategic partnership to leverage the application of digital technologies to mining.
Wenco International Mining Systems will accelerate Hitachi Construction Machinery’s (HCM) autonomous mining plan for an interoperable ecosystem of partners that integrate their systems alongside existing mine infrastructure.
Rio Tinto made it to Boston Consulting Group’s annual list of the 50 most innovative companies worldwide for its use of artificial intelligence and platforms.