Unearthed recently held their fourth Perth based mining hackathon over the weekend of 19-21 May at CORE Innovation Hub. Over 90 innovators came together in teams to solve industry challenges provided by Newcrest, South32 and Unearthed.

With only 54 hours, 17 prototypes were developed, with the winners, Team Murdoch, presenting their solution at the biennial Austmine 2017 conference. The team developed a new safety isolation smart lock that integrates with an SAP visualiser in response to South32’s Isolation Design Challenge