Revolutionary new drill rig

A revolutionary new drill rig that could revitalise Australia’s mining industry has undergone successful field trials in South Australia’s outback, bringing it a step closer to commercialisation. The prototype coiled tubing drill rig, the RoXplorer®, was developed by the Deep Exploration Technologies Cooperative Research Centre (DET CRC) and underwent its first extensive, field drilling trials […]

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Radial drilling company secures $1 million commercialisation grant

Queensland radial drilling technology group V2H International has secured $1 million as part of the Federal Government scheme to accelerate commercialisation of new products for Australian and international markets. V2H International is a technology development company that partners with oil and gas producers, service companies, governments, private equity groups and other organisations in the oil […]

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Major investment to aid SmartCap’s global expansion

Mining3’s spin-off company, SmartCap’s ground-breaking product, Life, is the world’s most effective fatigue monitoring solution that provides real-time feedback, helping drivers manage their own alertness, anywhere, anytime. The technology also allows supervisors access to data that enables them to make fact-based decisions that keep their workforce safe. Yesterday, the company announced it had secured funding […]

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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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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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