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...

Newcrest Mining headlines Unearthed Melbourne 2017

February 28, 2017

Unearthed is returning to Melbourne to host a hackathon from 17-19 March at coding skills school General Assembly. Newcrest Mining will headline the event, providing four real-world data sets and...

Toronto to host Unearthed Hackathon with Barrick Gold

February 14, 2017

Unearthed will host the first global mining hackathon in Toronto from 3-5 March at tech skills accelerator GA Bitmaker. We are excited to bring the Unearthed hackathon to Toronto on the weekend of the...

Introducing Unearthed Accelerator Program Director Kathy Bunce

February 1, 2017

Kathy Bunce Accelerator Program Director Unearthed EXPERIENCE Accelerator Program Director at Unearthed General Manager People, Innovation and Information at Iluka Resources General Manager HR at...

Previous Unearthed Melbourne participant now co-founder of IoT start-up

January 24, 2017

SkyGrid, one of ten start-ups accepted in muru-D’s SYD3 round last year, was co-founded by Luke Taylor, previous innovator at the Unearthed Melbourne hackathon in 2015. Since participating in...

The unbundling of mining and how to prepare for it

January 13, 2017

If there is one thing the past decade has taught us, it is that the disruption of conventional industries is real. It all started with the media industry, when online publications were attracting more...

Phase-X delivers novel mine design algorithms for BHP Billiton

November 23, 2016

This year Unearthed partnered with BHP Billiton to host the Phase-X Challenge , which was drawn from the company’s real life operational data and mine planning scenarios. Teams from universities and...

Accelerator Mentor Profile: Simon Molyneux

November 14, 2016

Simon Molyneux Offshore Exploration Manager Santos EXPERIENCE Offshore Australia Exploration Manager at Santos . Transforming business performance and delivering class leading technical capability...

What’s equity got to do with it? Investment in startups and the alignment of interest

November 1, 2016

Nowadays it is becoming common place for Australian startups to leverage the mentorship and investor relationship benefits of an incubator or accelerator program to assist in getting their companies...

Unearthed Brisbane leads to business gains for Petra Data Science and Newcrest Mining

October 31, 2016

BACKGROUND Earlier this year, Penny Stewart of Petra Data Science (PETRA) attended Unearthed Brisbane 2016 . Petra Data Science develop analytics and prediction solutions that are easy to implement...