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$650,000 regional METS commercialisation boost

A $10 million-plus Queensland Government booster pack will supercharge exploration for new economy minerals and support mine technology innovators to…
June 16, 2020
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Mining tech and services is a growth story

Australia has a post COVID-19 reconstruction engine staring it in the face in the form of the mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sector…
June 3, 2020
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Regional Accelerator to “boost” Gladstone region METS businesses

Eight local businesses employing more than 126 staff will join a Queensland Government-funded program, in Gladstone from next week, to boost…
May 27, 2020
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Export Hub funding announcement to support METS international market access

The mining equipment, technology and services sector has been recognised for its critical contribution to the Australian economy with the announcement of…
May 12, 2020
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Hacks for real world challenges solved with technology

Five teams of regional businesses, start-ups and innovators have responded to real industry challenges as part of a three-day hackathon in Mackay.
March 11, 2020
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Regional accelerator program MackHack is back in 2020 to solve mining industry challenges

Following the success of the 2019 event, Split Spaces have brought back the hackathon that threw innovation at mining industry issues - MackHack.
February 17, 2020
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$1.1M in project funding now available

Expressions of interest have opened for Queensland businesses to tap into a share of $1.1M available under the Queensland METS Collaborative Projects Fund.
January 10, 2020
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Matched funding to promote METS capabilities

Queensland boasts hundreds of METS (Mining Equipment, Technology and Services) companies and a long history of developing innovative products and services…
December 9, 2019
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METS day with the Minister

METS Ignited was honoured to host Minister for Industry, Science and Technology the Hon Karen Andrews to announce the launch the Future Skills Masterclass…
November 14, 2019
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Future Skills - regional masterclass announcement

Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews has announced the launch of the “Future Skills” masterclass for the mining equipment,…
November 11, 2019