Evergreen: Get 2 the Core
The Newcrest Crowd
Welcome to the second Evergreen competition of The Newcrest Crowd. Evergreen challenges help the industry move towards an open and collaborative future, where learnings for sustainability, efficiency, and safety can be shared across the community.
This global online competition invites innovators from around the world to build an algorithm that can determine and map the spatial extents of the core tray and then the individual rows contained within. The original competition, past leaderboard and results can be found at
The Newcrest Crowd is a new and ongoing program to work with the best innovators worldwide and identify, develop and implement new solutions for real-world, multi-million dollar applications.
The global resources sector faces close to $2 trillion of impact in the next 10 years from new technologies. This impact will be driven by individuals skilled in data science, software development, and hardware engineering.
Newcrest is one of the world’s largest gold mining companies and operates mines in four countries.
They focus on long-term value creation with an emphasis on three key value drivers: maintaining low costs, growing reserves, and production and using capital efficiently.
The Newcrest mission is to deliver superior returns from finding, developing and operating gold/copper mines. The vision is to be the Miner of choice™, leading the way in safe, responsible, efficient and profitable mining.