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 exploration and mining, was the brainchild of two exploration geologists, Warwick Anderson and Sheree...

Digital Tribes: Bringing Tech Talent to Resources

July 6, 2017

In Perth on Friday 30th June 2017 at the CORE Innovation Hub, Unearthed kicked off the first of two Digital Tribes hackathon events to take place in 2017. The purpose of Digital Tribes is to bring new...

Mandatory hackathons refine skills and reap results for UTS students

July 5, 2017

BACKGROUND In 2015, a team of fresh faced To say that they felt hesitant about attending the event would be an understatement, as everyone had different and predominantly non-data science backgrounds,...

Accelerator Mentor Profile: Armin Kappes

June 15, 2017

Armin Kappes Account Director - Digital Customer Experience Oracle Experience Armin has over 24 years of experience in B2B Sales and Marketing in the telecommunication, IT and digital industry. His...

MineHack 2016 unearths BHP employment opportunities for two engineering students

June 14, 2017

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...

Hackathon meeting hatches job offer for data science graduate

June 8, 2017

In 2016, Huyen Nguyen was fresh out of graduate school and looking for opportunities to work in the data science industry. She attended Unearthed Brisbane 2016 hoping to network with people and gain...

UQ masters student secures data science job post Unearthed Brisbane win

May 31, 2017

Along with team member Leopold Fournier, University of Queensland Masters student Arun Prakash won second prize at energy resources hackathon Unearthed Brisbane 2017, which took place over the 21-23...

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

May 23, 2017

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...

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

May 14, 2017

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...

Perth well-resourced to shed light on mining industry challenges

May 11, 2017

19 – 21 May 2017 will mark the fourth time Unearthed has hosted a resources technology hackathon in Perth, since the inaugural event in 2014. Western Australia’s top innovators, startups and...