For outstanding international success in the production, processing, value adding of extractive resources or provision of equipment, services or solutions related to the mining, oil and gas and renewables industries.

03 Nov 2021

Ardexa Pty Limited (ACT)

Ardexa national finalist 2021 

Ardexa is a wholly-owned Australian company providing high-security software and services for Industrial Internet of Things deployments. They have developed their platform to digitise any industrial plant or machine and connect it to the cloud. This allows clients to securely monitor and control their assets while providing significant efficiency benefits, data insights and a suite of comprehensive cybersecurity tools. 

Ardexa works collaboratively on digital transformation programs with leading companies in energy, manufacturing and water management. With a number of global offices, they currently export the majority of their products and services to UK, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Spain and the USA.

Consep (NSW)

Consep national finalist 2021 

Consep manufactures and supplies market leading technology to the global mining, water, and construction industries. It is Australian owned and managed  with offices in Sydney, Perth, Vancouver and Toronto
In mining, Consep equipment maximises gold recovery efficiency, with their research indicating that 15% of the $40b global gold production is processed directly by Consep equipment, which is designed, manufactured and exported from Wetherill Park to 31 countries around the world.

Consep sampling technology, designed to excel in the Australian Iron Ore Industry, is used worldwide, for all commodities, at plant and port to determine the value of exported ores.

NLT Digital Solutions (QLD)

NLT Digital national finalist 2021 

NLT Digital Solutions (NLT), is helping revolutionise the way mines communicate, collaborate, and operate. NLT was formed in January 2005 and has since grown from a sales and support operation to include engineering, manufacturing and service provision. 

Based in Queensland with facilities in Caboolture, NLT was the first company to introduce safe Wi-Fi networks to underground coal mines. Many of the largest and most reputable global mining companies now rely on NLT’s networks and communication solutions. 

NLT currently exports to markets in North and South America, Europe, South Africa and the UK. Early in 2021, the company opened a subsidiary branch a Saarbrucken, Germany, to support its European efforts.

Safescape (VIC)

Safescape national finalist 2021 

Safescape is on a mission to make all mining sites safer and more sustainable for future generations. The company designs, manufactures and supplies a range of practical solutions that increase mine site safety and reduce production costs for its global customers. Flagship products include the Safescape Laddertube, Multi-Bund, Edge Protector, Paste Hole Covers and the Bortana EV.

Operating in the Australian market for more than a decade, today Safescape services clients in 23 countries including the US, Canada, South America, Indonesia, India, Spain and Tanzania. The business continues to grow internationally through sound financial management, robust training processes, quality products and services and a strong global marketing strategy.

Westernex Supply (WA)

Westernex national finalist 2021 

Westernex is one of the largest mining and exploration supply organisations in the world. 

The company was established 30 years ago to service the Western Australian mining industry with exploration and geological consumables. Today, its flagship line of products – including core trays, sample bags, marking paint and geological tools – is exported to mining corporations, exploration companies, geological teams and supply chains across the world, often in incredibly remote places. 

Westernex also answers an international demand for sourcing difficult-to-find products and parts, using its vast supplier contact list to become a one-stop global shop for clients. Primary export markets include regions across Africa, with recent increases in Asia, Europe, Papua New Guinea and New Zealand.



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