From Idea to Innovative Prototype on BHP Billiton Iron Ore Challenges

Unearthed innovation events are unique 54-hour long activities focused on the resources sector. Software developers, designers, and industry insiders will come together to develop prototype solutions to resources sector problems. Unearthed MineHack participants will have a chance to work on BHP operational challenges and data sets.

Unearthed MineHack will be held at BHP Billiton from the 13-15th of May, 2016.  

More infomation on the event and the full Unearthed program can be found at unearthed.solutions

Date

13 May - 15 May 2016

Location

BHP Billiton, 125 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000

Prizes


1st Prize

Team Conveyors of Wisdom

  • $2500 Cash
  • $3000 in AWS Credits (shared amongst the winning team)
  • Further opportunities with BHP Billiton (TBC post-event)

Winner: Conveyors of Wisdom

2nd Prize

Team ThreeSixty

  • $1500 Cash
  • $2000 in AWS Credits (shared amongst 2nd Prize team)
  • Further opportunities with BHP Billiton (TBC post-event)

Winner: ThreeSixty

Young Innovator Award

Operation Clear Skies

  • Best team with average age under 25 yrs
  • $1000 Cash
  • $1000 in AWS Credits
  • Further opportunities with BHP Billiton (TBC post-event)

Winner: Operation Clear Skies

BHP Oresome Award

Team Dust Busters

  • A unique prize for teams from BHP
  • Prize TBC on opening night (13 May) at event

Winner: Dust Busters


Judges


Graham picture copy

Graham Reynolds
Head of Design & Modifications, BHP Billiton

Johanna cowell

Johanna Cowell
Manager, Mine Performance, BHP Billiton Iron Ore

Mark stickells copy

Mark Stickells
Director, Energy & Minerals Institute, UWA

Edin copy

Edin Mustajbegovic
Head of Strategy & Planning, BHP Billiton WAIO