Safescape among prestigious lineup at #DisruptMining 2018
BENDIGO, Victoria, March 3, 2018 – Safescape, an Australia company who designs, manufactures
and installs Safescape Laddertube and Edge Protector, is excited to announce their attendance as a
semi-finalist at #DisruptMining 2018, a mining innovation accelerator founded by Goldcorp and Co-
Hosted by KPMG, in Toronto on Sunday March 4, 2018.
Described as an “innovation accelerator designed to encourage new technologies and ideas to solve
some of the biggest opportunities and challenges in mining,” #DisruptMining is a catalyst for
innovation. Finalists will participate in a ‘shark tank’ style pitch off to a panel of 5 industry titans live
After a successful first year in 2017, the #DisruptMining challenge provided a space for open
communication channels and collaboration between hundreds of potential investors and customers.
It is invaluable opportunities such as this that drew forward-thinking and dynamic companies like
Safescape to submit an application to be a part of #DisruptMining 2018.
More than 100 companies provided submissions to the #DisruptMining challenge with a handful of
semi-finalists being selected for their take on what the future of the mining industry requires. All of
the proceeds of the #DisruptMining 2018 finale event will be driven back into innovation-focused
“The combination of a large number of interested industry executives and a small number of pre-
qualified innovative METS companies is like a pile of dry kindling and some sparks” explained
Safescape Managing Director, Steve Durkin and General Manager, Allison Deadman will
travel to Toronto to represent Safescape’s place in the global innovation expo. The #DisruptMining
Innovation Expo will showcase all semi-finalists and finalists, a chance for Safescape’s unique design
philosophy to be demonstrated with like-minded individuals.
As a company focused on innovation and challenging the status quo with every product, the
#DisruptMining experience is an important milestone in the Safescape story.
Safescape is designer, and sole manufacturer and supplier of Safescape Laddertube, Multi-Bund and
Safescape Edge Protector. At Safescape, we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional products and
outstanding service to our valued clients domestically and internationally.
About #Disrupt Mining
Founded in 2017 by Goldcorp and Integra Gold, #DisruptMining aims to encourage new ideas,
generate new opportunities and tackle problems more efficiently, and to bridge the gap between
mining and technology. It’s a platform for entrepreneurs working with disruptive and exponential
technologies to highlight their application across the entire sector. From exploration and mine closure
to financing and sustainability, #DisruptMining engages people with exponential technologies and
rogue ideas and provides a CAD$1 million capital opportunity to bring their disruption to mining. For
more information, visit www.disruptmining.com.