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SmartCap acquired by Wenco International Mining Systems

11 May 2021, Mining3 welcomes the acquisition by mining original equipment manufacturer Wenco International Mining Systems Pty Ltd. of all intellectual property and assets of SmartCap Technologies Pty Ltd. This fatigue technology was developed by Mining3 (originally CRCMining) with supporting funding firstly from ACARP and significantly from Anglo American to bring the technology to commercial […]

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A review of the methods to incorporate the geological and geotechnical characteristics of rock masses in blastability assessments for selective blast design

Rock fragmentation by blasting is still among the most challenging of problems in geomechanical engineering. The intent of this work is not to develop a new overall blast fragmentation model as the existing models, like Swebrec (KCO), the Fragmentation-Energy Fan, or the Distribution-Free models, have proven successful. The aim of the study is, however, to […]

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Mining3 annual forum returns for 2021

Coinciding with our 30th year of operations, Mining3 is pleased to announce the return of its annual forum for October 2021. Mining3 is celebrating 30 years since its inception as the Cooperative Research Centre for Mining Technology and Equipment (CMTE). As part of our industry forum, we plan to highlight our current and past solutions, […]

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Partnership sees advancements for conveyor monitoring technology

Recent upgrades made to Aura IQ demonstrates Mining3 and AVA Risk Group’s continued partnership to deliver a transformative fibre optic conveyor monitoring system to the mining industry. Aura IQ is a revolutionary system focussed on monitoring the on-site performance of a typical conveyor. This in turn improves occupational health and safety and introduces new and […]

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Sensors taken to the extreme

Mining3 has recently entered into phase 2 of research for the development of remote sensors capable of withstanding extreme operating environments. Conventional radio frequency communications are unreliable and often fail within saline rich and humid environments. These situations are all too common across mines globally and make any form of wireless through-ground communication or sensing […]

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Hydra consortium confirmed – Mining and technology leaders join forces in Hydra consortium to drive decarbonisation in mining

Mining3, a leading research organisation in the global mining industry, and ENGIE, a global player in low-carbon energy and services, are pleased to announce the commencement of the Hydra Consortium. The Hydra Consortium is now actively working on validating the business case of utilizing a hydrogen fuel cell-based powertrain for heavy-duty mobility within the mining […]

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Top of Coal detection technology progressing towards commercialisation

Mining3 and CR Digital are pleased to announce a partnership with the next phase of development in Top of Coal technology. This announcement comes on the back of promising new results delivered from the most recent Bowen Basin trial, where the technology was tested over 12 weeks and collected downhole data from over 250+ boreholes. […]

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ENGIE and Mining3’s renewable hydrogen powertrain project receives funding support from Chilean economic development agency

Aug 05, 2020 ENGIE, a global reference group in low-carbon energy and services, and Mining3, a leading research organisation in the global mining industry, announce funding from the Chilean economic development agency CORFO for the Hydra project. The 252 million Chilean pesos, or the equivalent of $460,000 AUD funding will finance part of this project […]

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ENGIE Joins Mining3 to Accelerate Mining Industry Decarbonization by Co-Creating Hydrogen Solutions

July 22, 2020 Mining3, a leading global mining industry research organisation, welcomes ENGIE, a global energy company, as its newest member, fast tracking the development of solutions to major industry issues, such as mining decarbonisation. ENGIE joins Mining3 in its next phase of hydrogen research to co-create hydrogen solutions and help reach carbon neutrality for […]

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Mining3 launches an online sensor technology capability toolkit

Today, Mining3 launches an online sensor technology capability tool providing users with unbiased information on Proximity Detection System sensors to assist in their decision making process. The PDS Toolkit is part of the Mining3 ACARP funded project titled “PDS Validation Framework – Phase 3”.  The easy-to-use interface provides a high-level summary of the six most […]

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