Jaw-dropping augmented reality, astonishing robotics, world-leading drone engineering and remote operations centres that NASA envies — it’s all coming to Perth and it’s all completely free.
The resources industry has made its way back into the classroom after a hiatus of 20 years with a new pilot program being rolled out to Year 5 and 6 students in the Pilbara next year.
Join Tim Hartley, the man who actually flies these giant helicopters, for a tour inside this incredible machine.
Year 9 Port Hedland Senior High School students got a glimpse of possible future careers in the resources sector at RTS2019.
Creating a future workforce by bridging the gap between industry and education is key to shaping Australia’s energy future, according to global LNG giant Chevron.
The energy giant is showing off the high-tech robotics technology and how students can learn more about the industry and help the environment.
The big miner’s little tech has been thrilling young and old at the Resources Technology Showcase’s free public exhibition.
Zero harm, greenhouse gas reduction and selective mining underpins the future of the mining industry and need both innovative thinking and student buy-in, according to global giant Caterpillar Inc.
South West business institution Piacentini & Son has had to get mining equipment into some precarious positions but this job was a whole new level.
The Royal Flying Doctor Service is among the exhibitors at the Resources Technology Showcase, giving visitors a first-hand look at the aircraft used to cover the vast WA outback.
INPEX president, director Australia Hitoshi Okawa shows off the Japanese energy giant's public exhibition at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.
It's all part of the free public exhibition running alongside the inaugural Perth Technology Showcase 2019.
For the next two days, the Sikorsky S-92 helicopter will be at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre as part of a free public exhibition linked to the Resources Technology Showcase 2019.
Free public seminars at this week’s Resources Technology Showcase will reveal how fascinating new worlds are being unlocked by science and technology.
Burning snowballs, robotics, augmented reality and aircraft simulations — the free Resources Technology Showcase is landing in Perth this week, and it’s guaranteed to blow your mind.
Visitors will be able to take part in an acoustic levitation demonstration, where they will be able to manipulate high-intensity sound waves to suspend objects ‘mid-air’.
The First Robotics initiative engages teams of high school students to work alongside university student mentors and industry professionals to design, plan and build robots.
From a cloned remote operations centre, see autonomous haul trucks in action at FMG sites, watch ore being loaded onto the world’s fastest heavy haul railway and loaded on to carriers.
Staff — including doctors, nurses and pilots — will share their on-the-job experiences and guide visitors through state-of-the-art aero medical equipment on board the aircraft.
VR environments include a Pilbara mine site, a plant with heavy machinery, an underground mining operation, an office and a subsea space ... or hit a golf ball off an oil platform!
Interactive stations at North Metropolitan TAFE’s ‘underground’ mine site will featuring virtual reality, drones, ground-penetrating radar, shot-firing and automation.
Try to beat a machine-learning noughts and crosses game, while at the same time exploring an extraordinary branch of artificial intelligence.
There will be alarms, risk assessments and solutions throughout your journey, and when complete you will have test-driven one of the world’s most advanced predictive artificial intelligence modules.
Some of the world’s biggest mining equipment has rolled into Perth, as everyday West Aussies can now get up close to a 118 tonne machine that usually spends its time hauling iron ore from mine sites.
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