Komatsu: Transform Mining hackathon wrap-up

MEC Mining was excited to support Unearthed at the Komatsu: Transform Mining hackathon over the weekend at River City Labs.

Our General Manager – Strategy and Business Development Maria Joyce enjoyed her time on the judging panel listening to pitches from 14 miningtech #startups, who presented a diverse range of innovative solutions in response to four real-world business challenges from Komatsu. Our Director Simon Cohn for was awarded with a prize for his efforts as a mentor over the weekend.

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MEC Mining supports Komatsu: Transform Mining hackathon

Komatsu, a leading supplier of technology and equipment to the global mining industry, along with Unearthed Solutions has launched Komatsu: Transform Mining hackathon.

Over the course of a 54-hour hackathon event held at River City Labs in Brisbane this weekend. Mining technology start-ups will be given the opportunity to showcase how their technology applies to the following four major mining challenges currently faced by Komatsu:

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Unearthed: Brisbane Hackathon

MEC Mining is actively supporting and encouraging innovation in the resources sector by taking part in the second, annual Unearthed: Brisbane Hackathon.

Launched nationally in 2015 and internationally this year, Unearthed is a unique 54-hour event focused on the resources sector. It will see software developers, designers and industry insiders unite to develop prototype solutions to industry problems.

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