Bill Gates and Richard Branson have their sights on the mining sector — and investment opportunities for startups abound

May 27, 2020

Written by Holly Bridgwater. Originally published in SmartCompany/StartUpSmart Tech giants are on the hunt for investment opportunities in the mining sector, in a push that is destined to change the landscape of the resources industry. Among those leading the charge are tech billionaires Bill Gates,...

Data Prep Prize Winners for ExploreSA: The Gawler Challenge Announced

May 25, 2020

The first winners of ExploreSA: The Gawler Challenge, have been announced, with the four winners of the Data Prep Prize sharing part of an overall $250,000 prize pool. ExploreSA: The Gawler Challenge...

Machine Learning & Exploration Data: How to overcome common issues during data preparation

April 21, 2020

Machine learning can be used in mineral exploration as a tool to discover complex patterns in geological data, which helps predict or identify the location of mineral deposits. But, exploration data...

Eighteen diverse solutions to help Alcoa Scale Away

March 23, 2020

Online crowdsourcing competition Scale Away saw 92 innovators from across the globe sign up to develop novel and diverse solutions over 6 weeks that can address Alcoa 's challenge to improve the...

Three African tech companies set to showcase successful industry collaboration at Mining Indaba

January 26, 2020

This year, Unearthed and Investing in African Mining Indaba partnered to offer three ground-breaking technology companies the opportunity to raise their profile across the global mining sector by...

Explorer named best innovative mining solution at Prospect Awards

October 14, 2019

Unearthed is delighted to announce that the Explorer Challenge was named as winner of the Austmine Innovative Mining Solution award at the Australian Mining 2019 Prospect Awards gala dinner on...

Tech companies invited to showcase successful industry-startup collaboration at Mining Indaba

September 16, 2019

Unearthed and Investing in African Mining Indaba have partnered to offer three ground-breaking technology companies the opportunity to raise their profile across the global mining sector by pitching...

Finding a better way: AI propels Team OreFox to prize win in Explorer Challenge

July 25, 2019

Team OreFox is the winner of the OZ Minerals Explorer Challenge Genius Prize of A$25,000. Brisbane-based analytics and technology company OreFox , which uses artificial intelligence for mineral...

Making data work harder: Avant Data Solutions harness machine learning in the Explorer Challenge

July 24, 2019

The OZ Minerals Explorer Challenge Insights Prize of A$25,000 has gone to a multidisciplinary team from Western Australia-based data science and machine learning consultancy Avant Data Solutions , who...

Flying start: Team Phar Lap innovates to succeed in the Explorer Challenge

July 23, 2019

Team Phar Lap represents a diverse cross-section of relevant disciplines for the OZ Minerals Explorer Challenge . The team is comprised of a mathematician (HK), a physicist (DE), a German-trained...