Queensland Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) Collaborative Projects Fund

This program supports METS resource companies and organisations to innovate and collaborate to develop projects which address environmental and safety challenges facing the resources sector.
Closes in 10 days

Closing date: Friday 31 May 2024 Fri 31 May 2024

What do you get?

Matched funding of $50,000 to $300,000.

Who is this for?

Mining equipment, technology and services companies.


The fund is designed to:

  • encourage innovation and collaboration to address emerging priorities for Queensland’s METS and resources sectors
  • improve environmental outcomes, performance and legacy in the resources sector
  • initiate and increase the circularity of the resources sector operations and supply chains, including reprocessing of waste streams/tailings for critical minerals
  • improve emissions management and reduce emissions
  • support Queensland’s transition to renewable energy
  • improve mine site safety
  • help Queensland’s METS businesses access commercial opportunities
  • improve the competitiveness of Queensland’s METS and resources sectors.

Check if you can apply

To be eligible, applicants must be the project lead for a consortium and is participating in the Queensland METS sector and be either of the following:

  • a mining company that owns and operates a mine in Queensland
  • a METS company that supplies directly to a planned or existing mining operation in Queensland.

Additionally, applicants must:

  • be a legal entity
  • have an Australian business number (ABN)
  • be registered for goods and services tax (GST)
  • have a registered place of business in QLD
  • demonstrate key business operations in QLD.

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