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Explorer Challenge (closed)

OZ Minerals
This challenge has closed.
Fields of Research: Resources Engineering and Extractive Metallurgy
Tags: Mining, Datasets, Mineral deposit, Geology
Anticipated Funding: A$1,000,000
Submissions due: May 31, 2019
Last Updated: June 2, 2019 10:45 PM
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The Challenge

Expression of interest registration is now open for participants, with the competition formally opening in February 2019. 

Competitors will have  access to the project datasets from OZ Minerals' Mount Woods tenement, along with a number of other data tables. Complimentary data storage and computation is provided by AWS.

You can process and model the data in any way you like, and predict where mineral occurrences may be hiding.

Eligibility Criteria

For more details please refer to Explorer Challenge website.

Terms and Conditions

For more details please refer to Explorer Challenge website.

How to Apply

Expression of interest registration is now open, details can be found here.

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