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Successful SACC Perth WA Event about Mining Innovation 23 October

SACC Perth | Thank you to everyone who attended the Mining Innovation Breakfast Q&A in Perth 23 October. Special thanks to the event sponsors, DB Schenker and Metzke and to the Embassy of Sweden for co-hosting this event. Attendees included HE Pär Ahlberger, Professor Göran Roos, panelists Hayley Ford, Shaiful Ali, Mikael Arthursson, and Timothy Few. The panel discussion was moderated by SACC board member Joseph Olsson, Principal, Business Development, SSAB. Topics included:

  • Digital and automation solutions and how they can support miners in achieving improved productivity
  • Analytics and data systems and how they can make mining smart
  • How collaborations between small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), miners, government and academia can deliver technological innovations in Australia
  • Opportunities for startups and entrepreneurs to support the ongoing transformation in the mining industry


The mining industry – one of Australia’s most important sectors

The mining industry is one of Australia’s most important sectors bringing investment opportunities, jobs, taxes and wealth to the Australian economy. Göran Fredrik Göransson founded the Swedish global engineering company Sandvik in Sweden in 1862; today it specialises in mining and rock excavation, metal-cutting and materials technology. Being a major actor in one of Australia’s key industries comes with a lot of responsibility in terms of sustainability. Pictured below is Figge Boksjö, Chairman of SACC Perth, Philippa Purdy, Store Manager at H&M Perth and Stuart Evans, Head of Environment, Health and Safety at Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology, at SACC Perth’s Conscious Business event held on May 16.