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New business opportunity in Chile

Australian METS companies are invited to participate in a new business opportunity.

Demonstrate your business' innovation capabilities by proposing or developing a new solution for a global mining house.

METS Ignited together with Fundacion Chile's Expande Open Innovation Program invite Australian METS to respond to BHP's cleaning optimisation challenge for PF filters and conveyor belts.

Challenge objectives:

  • Optimise the cleaning activities of PF filters and belts
  • Reduce the cleaning time for filters and belts
  • Reduce risk of personal exposition in cleaning activities
  • Increase productivity
  • Reduce costs in components damage

For information on the challenge description, pre-qualification and the challenge process, download the attached information pack.

To participate in the challenge, please send an email expressing interest in participating in the pre-qualification and a presentation of your company, giving information about success stories and technologies to solve the problem to

The deadline for sending information is until May 2, 2019 (14:00 p.m, continental chilean hour). The communication of prequalified solutions will be held on May 7, 2019.