Curtin University spin-out Scanalyse wins Eureka prize for commercialisation of 3D mining mapping technology.

Scanalyse, a laser technology firm spun-out from Curtin University, has won the Rio Tinto Eureka Prize for Commercialisation of Innovation 2013.

The company, which was acquired earlier in the year by Finland-based mining firm Outotec, received the award at Australia’s Eureka Awards – an event which honours Australian leaders in science, research, commercialisation, and scientific journalism and communication.

Scanalyse’s products, MillMapper and CrushMapper, use 3D laser imaging to map internal wear of crushers and grinders used in mining. The information…

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