$4m in funding available to supply chain companies

Growth centre METS Ignited will provide $4 million in funding for collaborative projects that deliver innovation to the Australian mining and resources sector.

Australian Mining is reporting the funding is part of a four-year, $15.6 million funding plan by the Australian Government to address priorities in the mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sector.

To be eligible to receive funding, each project must feature at least three METS companies that stimulate “cross-pollination of ideas and skill sets,” according to METS Ignited.

The funding will be matched by equal or greater investment from mining customers, ensuring a spend of at least $8 million.

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