Australia’s minerals industry and its mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sector need to collaborate better for the sake of the nation’s future prosperity, according to Dr Vanessa Guthrie, Chair of the Minerals Council of Australia.
In a wide-ranging interview ahead of Dr Stegman’s appearance at the Austmine 2017: Mining’s Innovation Imperative conference in May, the Rio Tinto leader spoke at length about his company’s attitude towards digital innovation and about how Mining, Equipment, Technology and Service (METS) firms can take advantage.
In a recent interview, ahead of her speaking engagement at the Austmine 2017: Mining’s Innovation Imperative conference in May, Dr Stewart said engineered data science was allowing mines of today to predict and prevent downtime.
The Austmine Smart Mining Networking Series provides attendees with insights into new mining projects, technology, innovation, operational developments, the most prospective international markets, supplier relationships and more.
Austmine, the leading industry body for METS, and METS Ignited, the Industry Growth Centre for the sector, have struck an agreement which sets out ways for the organisations to collaborate and leverage greater efficiencies for the growth and development of Australian METS.
An Austmine study, released at the Austmine 2013 International Conference and Exhibition in Perth, shows that the Australian Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) sector contributes 6.4% to the Australian economy and is one of Australia’s largest export sectors.