21 – 23 May 2019 I Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre


Mining Innovation: The Next Horizon

Austmine 2019 is the world’s leading Innovation in Mining Conference. With key presentations and discussions on the future of technology, people and our industry, this conference is an excellent opportunity to connect and learn from mining and METS thought leaders.

2017 Highlights

Austmine 2017: Mining’s Innovation Imperative, welcomed 50+ expert speakers and 850+ attendees from some of the world’s most innovative mining and METS companies, making Austmine 2017 a leading conference in new mining technologies and trends.

"Great event with thought provoking presentations and excellent exhibitors presenting innovative new ideas to drive the industry forward into the future." - Amanda Marshall, Rio Tinto


May 10, 2017 10:15 am

Interview > Lara Bruhns, Newmont Australia

Targeted innovations are the name of the game for Lara Bruhns, General Manager of Operations Services for Newmont Australia. It’s about being sensible in your approach and not going high-tech simply for the sake of it. Austmine sat down with Ms Bruhns ahead of her presentation at the Austmine 2017:…

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May 2, 2017 12:47 pm

Interview > Michelle Ash, Barrick Gold

Barrick Gold’s Michelle Ash is at the forefront of an innovation revolution. From embracing digital disruption to integrating innovation into all facets of the organisation, Barrick Gold is going ‘all in’ on technological innovation. We caught up with Ms Ash ahead of her presentation at Austmine 2017 to understand why…

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April 11, 2017 5:22 pm

Interview > Dr Vanessa Guthrie, Minerals Council of Australia

Australian mining today is embracing a technological revolution. Yet there are still barriers to the industry taking full advantage of a high-tech future. Collaboration between the mining equipment, technology and services sector (METS) and miners remains immature and Australia’s productivity is paying the price. We caught up with Dr Vanessa…

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March 21, 2017 4:55 pm

Interview > Dr Craig Stegman, Rio Tinto

Ahead of Austmine 2017, where Dr Craig Stegman, Vice President of Operational and Technical Support, Copper and Diamonds at Rio Tinto will deliver a presentation, we caught up with Craig to hear about Rio Tinto’s attitude towards digital innovation and how METS will be a critical part of their strategy….

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