MineHack 2016 unearths BHP employment opportunities for two engineering students

Hannah Frankish Hackathon Results, News, Success Stories, Unearthed News

In May 2016, Unearthed and BHP joined forces to present MineHack Perth, a unique hackathon for the innovation community providing the opportunity to work alongside one of the world’s largest diversified resources companies. Two University of Western Australia engineering students, Tom McKeon and Abdul …

Perth hackathon unearths a gold mine of valuable solutions for Newcrest and South32

Hannah Frankish Competitions News, Hackathon Results, News, Unearthed News

Over ninety participants came together at Unearthed’s fourth Perth based mining hackathon, which took place over the weekend of 19-21 May 2017 at CORE Innovation Hub. Newcrest Mining, South32 and Unearthed each provided an industry challenge for participants at the event to …

Talent without borders: global hardware hack delivers impressive mine safety prototypes

Hannah Frankish Competitions News, Hackathon Results, News, Success Stories, Unearthed News

Friday 5th May 2017 marked the end of a week of intense hardware prototyping for global participants in the Unearthed Shield-X challenge. Shield-X is a unique challenge that brought together major international miners, equipment manufacturers, government and innovators to drive the …

Gekko graduate process engineer shares her winning formula for hackathon success

Hannah Frankish Competitions News, Hackathon Results, News, Unearthed News

Resources industry hackathon Unearthed Melbourne took place over the 17-19 March 2017 weekend at coding skills school General Assembly. Over 100 participants had 54 hours to discover novel solutions to four real-world challenges, with operational data sets provided by Newcrest …

54 hours of frenetic energy spark solutions for Origin

Hannah Frankish Competitions News, Hackathon Results, News, Success Stories, Unearthed News

Over 90 innovators, entrepreneurs and industry professionals converged at resources sector hackathon Unearthed Brisbane over the weekend at tech hub River City Labs and The Queensland Startup Precinct. Participants had 54 hours to create solutions to three challenges, with mentors and …

Online hardware hackathon Shield-X attracts global talent to the resources industry

Hannah Frankish Competitions News, News, Partners, Unearthed News

Barrick and BHP Billiton are partnering with Unearthed, Caterpillar Inc. and MRIWA to jointly host the Shield-X Challenge, an international hardware hackathon for the resources industry taking place from 28 April – 5 May 2017 in Perth and online. Highlights …