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Accenture joins Austmine as new METS industry leader

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Global Mining Review,


Austmine has announced that Accenture has joined its growing mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sector membership as an industry leader.

This collaboration has developed from an aligned vision of creating a sustainable and successful mining industry through championing innovation and embracing digital technologies.

Austmine’s CEO Chris Gibbs Stewart commented on the agreement and the similar values of the organisations: “Austmine is excited to announce Accenture as an Industry Leader. We are committed to creating a sustainable and successful Australian METS sector that continues to be the best in the world, and in the long-term, this can only happen through embracing innovation and ensuring that our members are not only equipped to deal with rapid changes of digital transformation, but are enabled to thrive in it.

“Accenture is leading many conversations on the mine of the future, helping miners and METS grasp new technologies and concepts in the digital age, in order to utilise them for operational improvement. This partnership with Accenture formalises our aligned beliefs and values to strive for the next horizon in mining innovation.”

Dean Felton, Managing Director – Mining Industry Lead, Accenture also spoke on the new collaboration: “The digital transformation of mining companies has become a business imperative. To seize opportunities, all miners must embrace digital tools and capabilities including cloud enabled mobility, analytics and IoT. Accenture is delighted to be working with Austmine to help miners understand how they can leverage digital and emerging technologies to drive tangible business outcomes.”

Austmine looks forward to working with Accenture throughout the year ahead and continuing to champion innovation in the Australian METS sector.

Read the article online at: https://www.globalminingreview.com/finance-business/22062018/accenture-joins-austmine-as-new-mets-industry-leader/

 

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