Holistic Safety

A Resilience and Psychological Safety Assessment tool (RAPSA55), which examines the physical, mental and emotional wellbeing of employees.

High Performance Lithium-ion Battery

Optimise Bladevolt for manufacture whilst addressing key commercialisation barriers and the expansion of Battery Systems Operation Centre.

Critical Assets IIoT

This project aims to accelerate the scaling up of the business to better service industry demand.

Digital Workforce Management

Demonstrate the ability for home-grown METS technology to be commercialised across multiple sectors and markets.

METS Internships for Students

The Austmine Women in STEM: METS Career Pathway Program will be expanded to both male and female students studying STEM subjects.

Regional Training Facility

A purpose-built Inexperienced Mineworker training Program ensuring a consistent safe pathway into the underground mining industry.

Heavy-duty bELV

This project is to accelerate the market launch and commercialisation by various means including customer trials.

Battery Electric Vehicle Scale-up

The Bortana EV is a battery-electric vehicle designed to handle the aggressive operating environment of underground mines.

Monitoring Port Infrastructure

The proposed technology provides a flexible, monitoring solution with diagnostics, validation and oversight on the performance of critical assets.

Rapid Prototyping and Micro Manufacturing

A cooperative that enables scaleups to rapid prototype and micro manufacture in the Mackay region.

Scaling Advanced Robotics

This project is to scale with a proven development model applied to provide new products and mining solutions.

Robotic Platform and Logging

An autonomous underground robotic platform to position, locate and survey drill holes, and measure deviation and material characteristics.

Mine Planning Optimisation

Aims to remove lengthy, fixed time interval decision making, people dependent scheduling and delayed execution of mining plans.

Real-time Monitoring

Real-time gold measurement systems and data management software to deliver an interconnected and more productive extraction process.

Hackathon, Accelerator Program

This innovation program engaged METS companies in collaborations with Tier 1 Mining clients and independent innovators.

Energy Curves

The Energy Curves program assists Mining and METS companies to understand how to improve the energy efficiency of their comminution equipment.

CORE Innovation Hub

METS Ignited and NERA contributions will facilitate the accelerated growth of CORE Innovation Hub, linking the resources technology sector.

Electric Battery Underground

This project includes the integration of 3ME Technology designed and built battery systems into two underground vehicles.

Measurement While Drilling

Measurement While Drilling System for use with Reverse Circulation Drilling: The solution proposed is to provide hard rock miners a Log While Drilling capability for use with RC drill rigs.

Remote Grinding Optimisation

PIQ and OMC have entered into a Joint Venture contract arrangement (PIQ-OMC). Data streaming from clients’ processing plant historians will be set up to a secure cloud-based storage facility.

M2M Value Ignited

MaxMine, from Resolution Systems, is an IOT type solution which monitors and automatically analyses mobile fleet to identify and prioritise opportunities, then lock in and track improvements.

METS Career Pathway Program

METS Career Pathway Program to open it up to both male and female students studying STEM subjects.

CHS Continuous Haulage System

The Premron CHS Continuous Haulage System will revolutionise gateroad development in underground coal mines and provide safety and productivity enhancements to existing systems.

Pulp Chemistry Monitor

The on-line pump chemistry monitor (PCM®) was developed to measure the pulp chemistry and was installed in a number of copper concentrators (e.g. Phu Kham, Boddington, EHM, Prominent Hill, Peak and Ridgeway).

Environmental Mining Data Platform

Developing a multi-scale and multi-source environmental data platform to monitor, manage and reduce mining’s footprint.

Instrument the Bench

Material physical property measurements are provided at the time of blast hole drilling to inform decisions regarding blasting, screening and stockpiling, among others, before these materials are subject to processing.

Living Lab@UWA

The BHP-supported Living Lab@UWA is aimed at the pre-mine site stage of the development process, with a novel test-bed to develop and demonstrate products for real-world mine site testing.

OBK Tracking

The Ore Body Knowledge project originated from discussions between Miners and METS in the Austmine Co-Lab. The project aims to improve plant throughput by developing and trialling technologies to manage and distribute ore body information into the mining value chain.

Automated Oversize Detection

This niche project is focussed on the development and deployment of a low cost sensor and communications unit on mobile equipment.