Seven engineering and technology companies have been granted significant financial awards totalling $4.1 million through METS Ignited’s project funding program.
METS Ignited is responding to mining’s many challenges through close collaboration with technology companies.
METS Ignited’s accelerator program is back with an expanded program for mining and energy resources scale-ups.
Australian Mining speaks with participants of this year’s METStech Passport program, a two-week immersion into the Chilean mining industry.
Two joint partners Unearthed and Newcrest Mining as well as Core Resources and Mineral Technologies have won the METS Ignited Collaboration Award for 2018 because judges were blown away by the calibre of their entries.
METS Ignited has chosen the finalists for its annual Collaboration Award, which will take place at the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) Gala Dinner on Wednesday October 31.
The Queensland Government, together with METS Ignited, is funding a series of programs to help regional METS businesses showcase their products or services.
Three Australian mining equipment companies are to embark on a two-week immersive course in Chile as part of government-funded body METS Ignited’s METStech Passport program.
Minister for Jobs and Innovation Michaelia Cash has announced funding to the tune of $1.5 million for four mining business in Mackay, Queensland.
Eight mining equipment, technology and services (METS) companies have received a total of $7.14 million from the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science to tackle METS sector priorities.
A survey of young Australians has a trio of industry bodies now considering different approaches for how to make mining a career choice for young people.
There has been an alarming drop in students enrolling in mining engineering at some of Australia’s top universities, with only eight graduating as mining engineers from the University of Western Australia in 2018.
More than half of young Australians know nothing about a career in mining, according to research from youth agency, YouthInsight.
Three promising Australian mining tech start-ups have taken home awards at the Igniting METS Accelerator program graduation night.