Breakthrough for Alternative Explosives

First hydrogen peroxide-based emulsion detonation a success at recent explosives trials Mining3 achieved a significant milestone this month with the successful detonation of a world first* hydrogen peroxide-based emulsion explosive. Using proprietary formulations, a series of trial blasts, confirmed its ability to detonate, and provided early steps into the  characterisation of this improved product. The […]

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Updates to the Mining3 Board

November 2019 Mining3 will be welcoming two new Board members and electing a deputy chair. These changes will come into effect for the New Year. Brad Nielson, an Independent director on the Board agreed and was elected as Deputy Chair to the Board to support Theresa Mlikota until a new chairman is in place. Brad […]

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Gideon Chitombo joins the ranks of Mining3

September 2019 With over 20 years experience as a Professor, most recently as the Chair of Minerals Engagement at The University of Queensland’s Sustainable Minerals Institute, Professor Gideon Chitombo is now working with Mining3 as a Technology Leader specialising in Cave Mining. His previous research focused on mass underground metalliferous mining specifically using cave mining […]

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Mining3 farewells Theresa Mlikota

After four years of direction and leadership on the CMTE Dev Ltd Board (trading as Mining3), one of our loyal Directors and current Chair Theresa Mlikota will be leaving the Mining3 board later this year. Theresa brought a wealth of knowledge, primarily from the resources and contracting services sector. With over 30 years’ experience, she […]

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Launch of Aura IQ set to revolutionise conveyor health monitoring

Brisbane, 7 August 2019 With conveyors underpinning efficiency, and ultimately profitability in bulk handling operations globally, maintenance has traditionally been a real problem. Conventional methods of advanced conveyor failure detection is often unreliable, subjective, time-consuming and labour intensive, but that’s all about to change. Aura IQ is set to revolutionise conveyor health monitoring, using real-time […]

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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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