Chief Technology Officer – Position available

Looking for a challenge?  Look no further as Mining3 has an exciting opportunity that might be just right for you. Mining3 is expanding due to innovation demands from the global mining industry and a new alignment with CSIRO Mineral Resources. A pivotal and exciting new role has been created for a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) […]

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Research project confirmed for new positioning system in underground mining

Mining3, the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and Caterpillar have signed a collaborative agreement for the research and development of a new positioning system for underground mining. Formally commencing in March 2017, and with financial support from the Queensland Government as part of its Advance Queensland Innovation Partnerships program, the project offers potential solutions to […]

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Komatsu acquires Mining3’s spin-off company

MineWare, a spin-off company of Mining3 (formerly CRCMining), and global leader in advanced dragline and shovel monitoring technologies has been acquired by Komatsu. MineWare was established in 2005 out of the Mining3 research program which produced the Universal Dig and Dump (UDD) technology. Developed in conjunction with the University of Queensland’s Mining and Mechanical Engineering School, […]

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Digital Transformation Initiative

The World Economic Forum, in collaboration with Accenture, has published a white paper which explores how digital technologies are transforming the mining and metals industry. The report covers automation, robotics and operational hardware, a digitally enabled workforce, integrated enterprise, platforms and ecosystems and the next generation analytics and decision support. Our spin-off company, SmartCap, is presented […]

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The age of innovators – Sandeep Biswas, MD & CEO, Newcrest

Sandeep Biswas addressed the Melbourne Mining Club luncheon on the Thursday, 9th February 2017: “Let’s be clear about our context. Our operating conditions are getting tougher. As we exhaust the more commercially attractive ore bodies, we are going to have to dig deep to convert previously commercially unviable ore bodies into profitable operations. Innovation will […]

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“Innovation is the key to our future” Mark Cutifani

Mark Cutifani, Chief Executive of Anglo American, highlighted innovation as an imperative to secure mining’s future at the Indaba in South Africa. “Successful innovation is a foundation for resilience – being able to weather the bad times, create change rather than react to it, improve productivity, access the hitherto inaccessible orebodies and actively develop new […]

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New Program Director joins Mining3

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Ewan Sellers as the new Program Director of Mining3. Ewan will be based predominately at the Mining3 offices but has an overarching role as the Research Director of Hard Rock Mining within the Mineral Resources division at CSIRO. Ewan will commence his new role in mid-late January […]

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Successful drilling technology startup

Mining3 is pleased to announce the successful startup of its new spin-off company, V2H International (V2HI). Based in Brisbane, V2HI brings together Mining3’s breakthrough tight radius drilling technology and world-leading expertise in high pressure water jet drilling, and US-based Zero Radius Laterals (ZRL) through-casing water jet drilling system for the oil and gas and mining industries. […]

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Payload variance plays a critical role in fuel consumption of mining haul trucks

Haul trucks are commonly used for transporting ore and overburden materials in surface mining operations and consume diesel fuel as the source of energy. The potential for savings in truck haulage operations has motivated mining companies to investigate ways of improving energy efficiency. Payload, truck velocity, haul road condition, road design, fuel quality, weather condition […]

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Fibre Optic and Photonic Sensors for Industrial and Safety Applications Conference

8-10 January 2017 at The University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus, Brisbane, Australia: Fibre-optic based sensors are intrinsically safe and when used in conjunction with monitoring systems can provide fast, accurate and real-time measurements. OFSIS 2017 conference will provide a unique interactive platform for the research and industrial communities to discuss the fibre-optic sensing technology, the […]

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