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Safety, Sustainability, Success: Revolutionising Mining Operations with Alternative Explosives

Mining3’s Alternative Explosives Project represents a transformative endeavour in the mining industry. By combining innovation and industry-led research, this project aims to change the way explosives are utilised in mining operations. With a strong commitment to safety, environmental sustainability, and operational efficiency, the project has the potential to redefine industry standards and pave the way for a […]

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Mining3 Welcomes Jacqui Coombes as Interim CEO

Mining3 is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Jacqui Coombes as the Interim CEO of Mining3, effective from 1 July 2023, following the resignation of Dr Jack Barnes. We thank Jack for his assistance in implementing the first stage of our strategy.     Jacqui joins us at an exciting time as we continue […]

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Mining3 Appoints Jack Barnes as New Chief Executive Officer

Jack Barnes was appointed CEO of Mining3 on 20 September 2022. He has a keen interest in innovation and research and brings more than 25 years of experience spanning operational, strategic, commercial, and corporate roles. Mining3 announced today that Jack Barnes has been appointed new CEO of the company, commencing 20 September 2022. Mining3 Board […]

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Cave Mining 2040

Cave Mining 2040 Conference Brochure CM2040 Horizon 1 summary paper Cave Mining and deep exploration drilling are the future of the mining industry as surface orebodies become scarcer and discoveries at depth more common. Effective and efficient ways of accessing orebodies below depths of 500 m need to be a key focus for the mining […]

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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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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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