Mining3 welcomes new member Dyno Nobel

Brisbane, 18 March 2019 – Mining3 welcomes Dyno Nobel as its newest member expanding our diverse membership base to include the global leader in commercial explosives. As of the 1 March 2019 Incitec Pivot Limited (IPL) – the parent company to Dyno Nobel – signed the membership deed to collaborate with, and leverage the world-class research and […]

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Advancing cave mining to meet future needs

Brisbane, March 8, 2019 – Mining3 and The University of Queensland’s Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) have joined forces with Newcrest Mining, Vale, OZ Minerals, BHP Billiton and PT Merdeka Copper Gold to develop Cave Mining 2040. The Cave Mining 2040 consortium was originally proposed by Professor Gideon Chitombo (SMI) whose clear understanding of caving needs […]

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Ava Group and Mining3 sign agreement for the rollout of a revolutionary automated conveyor monitoring solution – Aura IQ

MELBOURNE, February 5, 2019 – Ava Group (Ava), a market leader in risk management services and technology, has announced the signing of a development and commercialisation agreement with Mining3, a mining innovation group. The contract will facilitate the launch of an innovative predictive asset monitoring solution from Future Fibre Technologies (FFT), an Ava Group company, […]

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Blockchain trading software has future in gold mining

A new blockchain software platform allows miners to trade on the future value of their unprocessed materials. Julian Wise, a Software Engineer at Mining3 and RMIT student, said the software used financial algorithms along with transparent blockchain ‘smart contracts’, to enable the trading of derivatives. Derivatives are financial contracts where buyers agree to purchase an asset, in this […]

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Mining3 announces OZ Minerals membership

Mining3 is very pleased to announce that OZ Minerals has recently become a Mining3 member, augmenting our strong membership base with another high-performing global mining company. Mining3 Chief Executive Officer, Professor Paul Lever, said he is delighted to have OZ Minerals—one of Australia’s largest copper producers—on board. “With high-quality assets across the globe; excellent safety, […]

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Southern Oil supports Mining3 Alternative Explosives Project

One of Mining3’s flagship research projects—Alternative Explosives—has received support from Southern Oil Refining (Southern Oil) to enable a continued focus on finding ways to improve the productivity, sustainability, and safety of the mining industry through blasting without toxic fumes. Mining3 Chief Executive Officer, Prof Paul Lever, announced Southern Oil is contributing alternative fuel materials for […]

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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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