Many products and services used today in mining were developed in NSW, and NSW Mining, Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) companies continue to play a critical role in productivity, efficiency and optimisation improvements for the sector.

There are several programs and business groups working in NSW to support the METS sector. METS NSW brings these groups together to accelerate innovation and champion METS related business and research expertise throughout NSW.

METS NSW is providing a knowledge sharing platform to boost competitiveness and growth of the METS sector.

Established under the NSW Department of Industry funded NSW Energy and Resources Knowledge Hub, METS NSW connects METS related business and research to accelerate innovation. 
The resources sector has proven its resilience with increased consolidation, export market development and activity, but continued innovation is essential to ongoing improvements in productivity and efficiency. 

METS NSW is supporting and strengthening the agility of the sector by offering easy opportunities for collaboration and knowledge transfer and by working with businesses and researchers to identify and respond to new markets.

METS NSW dedicated programs focus on:

  • METS specific industry investment
  • The expansion of SMEs in new markets
  • Building stronger links between METS businesses and their end users – mining companies and energy resource providers
  • Knowledge sharing and research
  • Tools and services to support businesses innovate and grow

The power of METS NSW is in the collaborative model that drives advancement by sharing strengths and leveraging off existing METS expertise.


METS NSW is a partnership between the Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources (NIER)NSW Department of Industry (Division of Resources and Energy) and its other strategic partners: 
National Growth Centre METS IgnitedHunterNetAustradeAiGroupAustmine, the Hunter Business Chamber, and Dantia alongside a diverse range of industry participants.


After consultation with METS businesses and industry associations in November 2015 priority projects for METS NSW were identified and summarised in the METS NSW Industry Forum: Report on Proceedings

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