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Swinburne uni startup co-founded by an astrophysicist lands $1.5 million to solve one of the most terrifying problems in mining

- October 7, 2021 2 MIN READ

Mining tech startup, mDetect, has received a $1.5 million co-investment grant from the federal Government’s Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre to commercialise its solution for one of the most dangerous problems in mining globally. When a tailings dam at an iron ore mine in Brazil collapsed in 2019, it killed 270 people. A similar collapse in… Read more »