Turn up the Zinc31 Jan - 05 Mar
This is a 4-week online competition inviting companies and individuals from around the world to build a prediction model for Glencore's McArthur River zinc-lead mine.
This competition is an initial step to identify a partner to further develop optimisation algorithms for the processing facility.
McArthur River Mine
Situated in the remote Gulf of Carpentaria 970 km southeast of Darwin by road, McArthur River Mine (MRM) is a world-class zinc-lead mine with a long future ahead of it. Operating since 1995, MRM is one of the world's largest zinc resourcse and a key operation in Glencore's global portfolio. McArthur River Mine is an important part of the Territory's resources history and continues to make a big contribution to the Territory and the nation. MRM produces zinc, lead and silver from our open cut mine which is then processed and stored onsite before being transported to Bing Bong Loading Facility and shipped to our customers all over the world. We are proud of our 23-year history in the Territory and remain committed to running a safe, responsible, sustainable and competitive mining operation.