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Interested in the news about METS Ignited? Here's a summary of recent articles in the news and industry publications.

  • Creating value for Australia - CSIRO Resourceful magazine - 17 October - Read the article
  • Safety specialists participate in METS program - Australian Mining - 15 October - Read the article
  • QLD METS companies secure products and services boost Australian Mining - 12 October - Read the article
  • Taking local innovation global - Australia's Mining Monthly - 21 September 2018 - Read the article
  • Australian companies chosen for METStech Passport exchange program to Chile - Australian Mining - 30 August 2018 - Read the article
  • METStech Passport first of its kind between Australia and Chile - Global Mining Review - 29 August 2018 - Read the article
  • Core turns two - Australia's Mining Monthly - 27 August 2018 - Read the article
  • Copper production booster formed - Australia's Mining Monthly - 27 August 2018 - Read the article
  • University of Adelaide to strengthen mining sector with $15m investment - 24 August 2018 - Read the article
  • Hi-tech consortium to boost Australian copper production - The Lead South Australia - 23 August 2018 - Read the article
  • New research consortium boost to mining sector - Mirage News - 22 August 2018 - Read the article
  • Australia set to lead miners to technology nirvana - Australia's Mining Monthly - 20 August 2018 - Read the article
  • Australia invests over A$1m in Bowen Basin mining projects - Mining Technology - 1 August 2018 - Read the article
  • Innovation is part of Australia's DNA. We must help commercialise it. - Australian Financial Review - 30 July 2018 - Read the article
  • Bowen Basin receives mining technology innovation investment boost - Australia's Mining Monthly - 30 July - Read the article
  • METS Ignited champions four Bowen Basin projects in Mackay - Australian Mining - 30 July 2018 - Read the article
  • Mining sector to benefit from innovative ideas out of Mackay - Mackay Daily Mercury - 27 July 2018 - Read the article
  • Mackay businesses to receive $1.5m in government and industry METS funding - Australian Mining - 27 July 2018 - Read the article
  • Queensland government invests in projects under METS Ignited - World Coal - 26 July 2018 - Read the article
  • New investments in Bowen Basin strengthen Queensland's mining role - Global Mining Review - 26 July 2018 - Read the article
  • Mining and tech sector's $1.8m boost set to create jobs - Daily Mercury - 25 July 2018 - Read the article
  • Web to draw in businesses of all sizes - The Western Australian - 11 July 2018 - Read the article
  • Australian Government invests in drone technology to improve miner safety - Mining Technology - 6 July 2018 - Read the article
  • Eight innovative mining projects awarded $7m in funding from METS Ignited Collaborative Project Funds - Australian Manufacturing - 6 July 2018 - Read the article
  • Industry Growth Centre awards $7.14m in project funding - ASIA Miner News - 6 July 2018 - Read the article
  • Energetique bring EV solutions to Australian mining sector - International Mining - 5 July 2018 - Read the article
  • Cash dishes out cash for METS - MiningNews.net - MiningNews.net - 5 July 2018 - Read the article
  • METS Ignited awards more cash to supply companies - Australian Mining - 5 July 2018 - Read the article
  • Australia approves funding of $7 million in 8 innovative mining projects - Devdiscourse - 5 July 2018 - Read the article
  • Australia grants $7m funding for eight new mining technology projects - Compelo Energy - 5 July 2018 - Read the article
  • METS grant ignites innovative collaboration - Australian Mining Review - 5 July - Read the article
  • METS grant ignites innovative collaboration - Queensland Mining & Energy Bulletin - 5 July - Read the article
  • Qteq receives METS grant for subsurface drilling sensors - Mining Magazine - 4 July 2018 - Read the article
  • METS firms receive Australia government backing - International Mining - 4 July 2018 - Read the article
  • METS grant ignites innovation collaboration - Mining.com - 4 July 2018 Read the article
  • New mining projects gain funding - Utility Magazine - 4 July 2018 Read the article
  • METS Ignited awards second round of funding to mining suppliers - Engineering News - 3 July 2018 Read the article
  • Innovative mining projects share in $7 million - Ministers for the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science - 3 July 2018 - Read the article
  • METS Ignited Provides $7.14m For Project Funding - National Mining Chronicle - 3 July 2018 - Read the article
  • METS Ignited awards second round of funding to mining suppliers - Mining Weekly - 3 July 2018 - Read the article
  • METS Ignited awards second round of funding to mining suppliers - Creamer Media's Mining Weekly - 3 July 2018 - Read the article
  • Swedes throw out challenge to Australian METS sector - Australia's Mining Monthly - 28 June 2018 - Read the article
  • Rethinking what makes mining attractive as a career - Australian Mining - 28 June 2018 - Read the article
  • The robots are coming - Transport and Logistics News - 11 June 2018 - Read the article
  • Queensland Mining Awards 2018 finalists announced - Australian Mining - 17 June 2018 - Read the article
  • New project boosts energy-efficient comminution - Mining Magazine - 30 May 2018 - Read the article
  • Youth and mining - survey results released - The Asia Miner - 24 May 2018 - Read the article
  • METS Ignited: Collaborative Project Funds (Round 3) 2018 - The University of Adelaide - 23 May 2018 - Read the article
  • Future of Mining hears, change at the top is coming - Mining Journal - 23 May 2018 - Read the article
  • "We must make young people aware about the opportunities and rewards in mining" - Mining Journal - 17 May 2018 Read the article
  • Young Australians in the dark about mining careers: survey - Australian Mining - 17 May 2018 - Read the article
  • Research indicates low interest in mining careers amongst young Australians - Global Mining Review - 17 May 2018 Read the article
  • New research a 'wake up call' for mining industry - ABC Radio - 17 May 2018 - Listen to the interview
  • Australia mining sector must do more to attract young talent, report finds - Mining Global - 17 May 2018 - Read the article
  • Students drawn to mining by high wages - Newcastle Herald - 17 May 2018 - Read the article
  • Young Australians oblivious to mining - Mining.com - 16 May 2018 - Read the article
  • Majors inhibiting tech start-ups - Mining Journal - 16 May 2018 Read the article
  • METS $6m funding round opens - Process Technology - 10 May 2018 Read the article
  • Applications open for $6m in project funding for METS sector - The Asia Miner - 10 May 2018 Read the article
  • Connecting innovation ecosystems - Australia's Mining Monthly - 2 May 2018 Read the article
  • Industry-led guidelines on the road to autonomous mining - Mining Review Africa - 29 March 2018 Read the article
  • Spatial research call - Australia's Mining Monthly - 6 March 2018 Read the article
  • Equipment: Connect with Australian suppliers at PDAC - Canadian Mining Journal - 14 February 2018 Read the article
  • How manufacturing can change Australian law - Manufacturers' Monthly - 23 January 2018 Read the article
  • Mining's quest for talent - MiningNews.net - 9 January 2018 Read the article
  • Australian Industry Group index: Death of Australian manufacturing industry exaggerated - The Courier Mail - 3 January 2018 Read the article
  • Building a Supercluster - Australia's Mining Monthly - 18 December 2017 Read the article
  • Mining innovation and supply is an astonishing $86b part of Australia's economy. Some of it takes place in Ballarat - The Courier - 9 December 2017 Read the article
  • Queensland Futures Institute report: Space, tourism and rare minerals key to growth - The Courier Mail - 8 December 2017 Read the article
  • Ready for impact - four tech startups graduate Unearthed Accelerator 2017 at Demo Day - Mining.com - 8 December Read the article
  • Queensland start-ups shine in METS Ignited awards - Industry Queensland - 27 November 2017 Read the article
  • Mining tech SMEs take out awards at industry accelerator event - Tech Invest - 23 November 2017 Read the article
  • These 3 mining tech starups scooped awards at this industry accelerator event - Australian Anthill Magazine - 23 November 2017 Read the article
  • Mining tech SMEs take out awards at industry accelerator event - The Pick - 23 November 2017 Read the article
  • Queensland METS skills on show - Mining News - 23 November 2017 Read the article
  • Mining tech start-ups honoured - Australian Mining - 23 November 2017 Read the article
  • Bright future secured for regions METS sector, similar commitment needed from the ALP - Resource Industry Network - 16 November 2017 Read the article
  • Peru-Chile FTA - ABC Radio, Country Hour - 13 November - Listen to the interview
  • Collaborative underground mining project wins 2017 METS award - Global Mining Review - 10 November 2017 Read the article
  • The Illawarra Innovation Industry Network (i3net) has a new executive officer - Illawarra Mercury - 9 November 2017 Read the article
  • Digging deeper with virtual reality and robots - ABC News, The Business - 3 November 2017 Watch the segment
  • Kalgoorlie gets new innovation hub - Mining News - 23 October 2017 Read the article
  • Putting METS under the microscope - AusIMM Bulletin - 23 October 2017 Read the article
  • Hub focus on best extraction methods - The West Australian - 21 October 2017 Read the article
  • METS marketing needs to lift - Mining Journal - 20 October 2017 Read the article
  • Australia's Best to work in Goldfields - Triple M/WA Business News - 20 October 2017 Read the article
  • New program in Queensland aims to attract 3,000 new mining jobs - Mining.com - 9 October Read the article
  • Cool coal collaboration - Australia's Mining Monthly - 9 October 2017 Read the article
  • Bowen Basin collaboration to boost mining jobs in QLD - Australian Mining - 9 October 2017 Read the article
  • New program aims for 3000 extra mining sector jobs in 10 years - Daily Mercury 9 October 2017 - Read article
  • Drones, Robots and The Future - ABC TV Q&A 2 October 2017 - Read transcript
  • An Innovation Plan - Round table sheds light on challenges - Australia's Mining Monthly - October edition Read the article
  • Queensland calling Core - Australia's Mining Monthly - 20 September 2017 Read the article
  • Aussie consortium to spend $12m in research to boost copper production - Mining.com - 18 September 2017 Read the article
  • University of Adelaide heads $14m research consortium to boost copper production - Mining Australia - 18 September 2017 Read the article
  • Mining tech start-ups on the rise across regional Queensland - Daily Mercury - 14 September 2017 Read the article
  • Igniting METS Mining Accelerator Announces Line-Up - Mining Technology - 12 September Read the article
  • Copper art - Australia's Mining Monthly - 6 September 2017 - Read the article
  • Accelerating Australian Innovation - National Mining Chronicle - 6 September 2017 Read the article
  • AIMEX boosts business for the METS sector - Australian Mining - 4 September 2017 Read the article
  • Core celebration - Australia's Mining Monthly - 1 September 2017 Read the article
  • Queensland regional innovation to get a boost - Australia's Mining Monthly - 30 August 2017 Read the article
  • Strengthening collaboration in the mining industry - AustralianMining - 23 August 2017 Read the article
  • Unearthed Sydney to solve mining and METS challenges - Australian Mining - 18 August 2017 Read the article
  • Australia's LNG sector must control costs - Hydrocarbon Engineering - 16 August 2017 Read the article
  • Diversity drive - Australia's Mining Monthly - 7 August 2017 Read the article
  • METS Ignited links up with unis - MiningMagazine - 1 August 2017 Read the article
  • Call for entries for the Igniting METS Accelerator program by METS Ignited and the Queensland Government, operated by KPMG - Mining Weekly - 30 May 2017 Read the article
  • Entries are now open for the Igniting METS Accelerator program by METS Ignited and the Queensland Government, operated by KPMG - Australia's Mining Monthly - 31 May 2017 Read the article
  • The announcement of a METS-focused accelerator pilot program by METS Ignited and the Queensland Government and operated by KPMG - Business News Western Australia - 6 April 2017 Read the article
  • Industrial innovation authority Dr Erkki Ormala spoke to the National Mining Chronicle as part of the METS Ignited thought leadership program in March 2017 - National Mining Chronicle - April/May 2017 Read the article
  • Sector Competitiveness Plan a blueprint for greater collaboration and innovation - Australian Resources and Investment - Vol. 10, September 2016. Read the article
  • Igniting the METS sector - Australia's Paydirt - July 2016. Read the article
  • METS Ignited scoping living labs for METS sector - Australian Resources and Investment - March 2016. Read the article