Tag Archive: Unearthed

26 May 2017 - Industry News, Event News

Perth resources hackathon attracts crowd of innovators

acQuire proudly supported Unearthed Perth, a resources hackathon event held at the CORE Innovation Hub over the weekend 19-21 May. In its fourth year, the innovation event continued to attract a big crowd of students and professionals from science, engineering, business software development and entrepreneurial backgrounds. Over 90 participants making up 17 teams vied for... View Article

24 Jan 2017 - Podcast by The acQuire Newsroom

The GIM Channel 06: Out of the pit and into the future

Zane Prickett, Director of Unearthed, joins this week’s episode of The GIM Channel to discuss how start-ups and hackathons help foster greater innovation in the natural resources sector. Unearthed started in Perth with the aim of connecting the innovator community with larger companies from the resources industry. Since 2014 it has delivered 15 resource focused... View Article

08 Sep 2016 - Industry News, Event News

East coast brings A-game to Unearthed

Over two consecutive weekends in August, Unearthed hosted hackathons in Sydney and Hunter Valley. The outcome saw record numbers and some extraordinary innovations for the resources sector. Preventing SAG surge – solutions revealed at Unearthed Sydney The Sydney event was held at Fishburners co-working space. Challenges were provided by South32, NSW Government and Newcrest Mining.... View Article

08 Jun 2016 - Event News

Innovative Ideas Develop at Unearthed Adelaide

Cash and giveaways, collaboration with major players in the resources industry, and an open arena for innovative minds were some of the opportunities available for participants at the latest Unearthed hackathon held in Adelaide last month. Held at St Paul’s Creative Centre, eleven teams competed to provide fresh solutions for Iluka Resources, Santos and the... View Article

13 Apr 2016 - Event News

Ideas flow at Unearthed’s biggest resource sector hackathon

Unearthed Perth 2016, held over the weekend at Spacecubed from 8 to 10 April, was the biggest hackathon event to date in the Unearthed innovation series. More than 110 competitors gathered to offer their perspective on real and current issues in the resources sector. Unearthed innovation events, supported by acQuire, are unique 54-hour long activities... View Article

29 Mar 2016 - Event News

54 Hours – 4 Challenges – 64 Beautiful Minds

The Unearthed Hackathon, held in Brisbane on 4 – 6 March, has revealed some young guns with some very high-calibre solutions. Two out of the three winning teams were comprised fully of students from Queensland University of Technology. Unearthed is a 54-hour event designed to create a spirit of innovation using science, technology, engineering and... View Article

19 Feb 2016 - Event News, Company News

acQuire Renews Unearthed Community Partnership for 2016

Mining software company welcomes international expansion of innovation program acQuire Technology Solutions re-signed their agreement with Unearthed to be a Community Partner for innovation and hackathon events in 2016. This year the Unearthed series is expanding to include international events fitting perfectly with acQuire’s commitment to maintaining a global presence for their customers. Unearthed works... View Article

18 May 2015 - Event News

Unearthed Brisbane Solves Resource Industry Problems

The Unearthed national program created a buzz over the weekend with its second mining hackathon in the 2015 event series held at Brisbane’s co-working hub, RiverCityLabs. Seventeen teams participated, rapidly developing solutions to complex resource industry problems in only 54 hours. Participants had a choice of five challenges with coal industry challenges emphasised at the... View Article

07 Apr 2015 - Event News

Unearthed Event a Win for Innovation and Industry

Innovation can be an exhausting pursuit. That was never more apparent than at final presentations for the Unearthed mining innovation event held in Perth on 20-22 March. Software developers, students, designers, and industry insiders developed prototype solutions to problems experienced in the Australian resources industry. The 2015 event saw 15 teams tackle five different problems... View Article

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