Start-up set to take hackathon-winning idea into development

A CONVEYOR belt monitoring system invented in a single weekend could be on its way to becoming a category killer technology for the global mining industry.

Start-up set to take hackathon-winning idea into development Start-up set to take hackathon-winning idea into development Start-up set to take hackathon-winning idea into development Start-up set to take hackathon-winning idea into development Start-up set to take hackathon-winning idea into development

Quenten Thomas (left) and Craig Wale on a site visit.

The system was conjured up at the 2016 Unearthed Mine Hack competition in Perth and was an instant hit, winning first prize for its group of creators, led by Craig Wale and Quenten Thomas.