With less than 3 months until Austmine 2019, register now to be part of the world’s leading gathering of mining experts.

Don’t miss Austmine 2019, taking place on 21-23 May at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.



Austmine 2019 is fast approaching! Join us from 21 – 23 May 2019 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, for the world’s leading gathering of mining innovation champions.

With this year’s theme Mining Innovation: The Next Horizon, our thought provoking conference will once again bring you a panel of exciting industry leaders who are driving transformation in our industry. We’ll hear from BHP, Anglo American, Evolution Mining, Teck Resources, Newmont Mining, Roy Hill, CMOC Northparkes Mines, Iluka Resources, Codelco, OceanaGold and many more on:

  • Cutting through the over-abundance of data to pinpoint efficiency and productivity improvement opportunities
  • Leveraging the latest in processing and recovery techniques to generate more value from your resource
  • Graduating to real-time orebody knowledge and management using the latest technologies
  • Accelerating the rate of innovation adoption within mining companies
  • Identifying the right technology for your operation or business: cutting through the noise
  • And of course, the latest and greatest in next generation equipment and technology: electric vehicles; augmented reality; autonomous vehicles and smart blasting.

In addition to the conference program, gain access to live technology demonstrations on a SOLD OUT exhibition floor and unparalleled opportunities to connect with the world’s leading mining and METS companies, across our Innovation Ideas Exchange, networking drinks, speed networking sessions and the fantastic Austmine Industry Leaders’ Dinner and Awards.


Austmine 2019 speakers will uncover new ways of working and explore what is needed to drive step change in the next frontier.

Here is a sneak peek. 

See full speaker line-up.

Mike Wundenberg

Vice President Operational Technology and Innovation, Newmont

Barry Fitzgerald

CEO, Roy Hill Holdings Pty Ltd

Natascha viljoen

Group Head Processing, Anglo American

Rafael Estrada

CIO & Manager of Technology, Antamina Mining

Rag Udd

Vice President, Global Transformation, BHP

frans knox

Head of Production, BMA Coal, BHP

Mark Boon

General Manager Transformation & Effectiveness, Evolution Mining

Michelle Ash

Chairman, Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG)

Geoffrey allen

Specialist: Business Improvement, Technology & Innovation, Gold Fields Australia - St Ives Gold Mine


Senior Vice President Mining and Infrastructure, EPIROC

Professor Matthew Barnett

Director, ARC training Centre, mineAlloy

paul maney

Innovation Manager, Iluka Resources


  • INTELLIGENT EQUIPMENT: EARTH SHATTERING TECHNOLOGIES - Gain insight into how intelligent equipment can take us to the next frontier, including autonomous heavy vehicles, sensors, drilling and AI.
  • THE HUMAN ELEMENT OF TECHNOLOGY: THE EMBERS THAT LIGHT INNOVATION - Understand how companies are enabling their workforce to create a culture of ideas and processes in order to embrace new solution thinking.
  • ANALYTICS, DATA AND SECURITY: THE CHANGING WINDS - Discover how the latest developments in digital efficiencies, analytics and data systems are leading the change to the industry.
  • INTEGRATION AND CONNECTIVITY: A BREATH OF FRESH AIR - Unearth the latest in digital innovations challenging the status quo of the industry and taking us to a fully connected mine.
  • STRIVING TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY: SEA CHANGE IS COMING - Learn how the industry is striving towards sustainability with the adoption of new technologies, renewable energy sources and world-class processes for water and waste management.

attend the conference

The comprehensive program features a high calibre selection of international and Australian speakers, from mining companies, METS, academia and government to explore cutting-edge mining technology, present case studies on innovative partnerships, and share insights into how collaboration and the adoption of innovation are critical to our sustainable future.

Over the course of three days, there will be workshops, presentations, case studies, networking, industry awards and much more!


After sell-out dinners in 2015 and 2017, the mining industry social event of the year returns in 2019! The prestigious Austmine Awards recognise and celebrate the most innovative and successful METS and miners of the year. 

Nominations are now open for 4 featured award categories;

  • Austmine Champion of Innovation
  • Austmine Innovation for METS 
  • Austmine Innovation for Miners (nominate your most innovative clients!)
  • Craig Senger Excellence in Export 


Do you represent the very best of the METS sector?

Don’t miss an opportunity to gain more face-to-face exposure in three days than you could achieve all year. Align yourself with a showcase of the world’s cutting edge technology and services.

All packages are tailored to suit your marketing and business strategies to achieve your objectives and budget.

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