South Australia is unearthing the first round winners of its world-first data mining competition that aims to boost exploration in the resource rich Gawler Craton region

BHP's Olympic Dam mine is in the eastern section of South Australia's Gawler Craton. Launched last year, the unique global competition ExploreSA: The Gawler Challenge partnered with open innovation platform Unearthed in a global call for geologists and data scientists to uncover new exploration targets in the state’s Gawler Craton region.

Ticketless Trucking Dispatch Software is Booming Due to COVID-19

Firms offering digital solutions to facilitate truck dispatching are seeing growing sales as contractors and Departments of Transportation look for ways to prevent the spread of the virus during construction. “Over the last four weeks we closed more business than in the last four years,” says Tarun Nimmagadda, CEO of Ruckit, which sells trucking management software to help contractors and material producers move materials more efficiently.

Construction Technology Hot List for 2020

The number of new technologies for construction exploded over the past few years and investment in U.S.-based construction technology startups reached an all-time high of $3.1 billion in 2018, compared with $731 million in 2017, according to Crunchbase data. This year, adoption of disrupting technologies is expected to accelerate as start-ups transition from testing to full commercialization of their products. Driven by cost-overruns, schedule delays and labor shortages, the construction industry is overdue for investment in technologies that can create competitive advantage.

EVRAZ launches global vanadium R&D initiative

EVRAZ Vanadium has established a new Research and Development Center located in Group subsidiary East Metals AG, Zug, Switzerland. The main objective is to support sustainable and diversified usage of vanadium as an alloying element in current and future steel products.

EVRAZ plc today announces an update on the impact of COVID-19 on its business

The Group is closely monitoring the development of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on our employees, our operations and the broader stakeholder base. EVRAZ’s immediate focus is on doing everything in its power to protect the lives and health of our employees and minimise the negative impact on our facilities and the communities in which we operate.

6 Evolving Technologies in the Construction Industry

The construction industry – a very information intensive industry – has been slow to adopt technology. Until about six or seven years ago, technology was reserved for the back office and typically used for HR, accounting, contract writing, tracking change orders, with nothing to drive the information to the people actually doing the work in the field.