Australian miners have demonstrated their adoption of technology to improve the safety, efficiency and productivity of their mining operations.
August 20, 2018 – Seattle, WA – DataCloud, the leading real-time geoscience technology company serving the global mining industry, today opened an office in Perth, Western Australia to accommodate client demand in the region. DataCloud’s impressive lineup of subsurface measurement sensors and supporting software coincides with the growing demand for smart-mining tools in the Pilbara. Thor Kallestad, DataCloud Chief Executive Officer, says, “We are profoundly invested in Australia’s intelligent mining future. A Perth office was inevitable, and we are thrilled to be working alongside leading companies in the area to help them realize their smart mining objectives over the years ahead.”
DataCloud proudly introduces Tamer Eid, its President of the Australia and Asia regions. Tamer will lead DataCloud’s business activities in these locations while continuing its mission of mastering the subsurface throughout the area. Tamer has over 18 years of international experience in the Natural Resources Sector, working with the world’s leading mining and oil and gas companies. Tamer holds a Bachelor of Engineering with Honors from the University of Western Australia and MBA’s from Columbia and London Business Schools. He is a Chartered engineer.
Tamer Eid, Datacloud’s President for Australia and Asia states, “Australian miners have demonstrated their adoption of technology to improve the safety, efficiency and productivity of their mining operations. The suite of products and services DataCloud provides will help miners make informed, real-time decisions on their ore body that can be used to improve throughput, grade and overall operating costs for their mining operations. As Thor has stated, this is really a game changer for the industry.”
DataCloud will be based in the Core Innovation Hub, on St. George’s Terrace, in the middle of the Central Business District. CORE Innovation Hub is Australia’s first resources and energy sector focused hub. They deliver an environment that drives new enterprise to help address the industry’s evolving challenges. Emma Veenema, CORE Community Director, says, “We are pleased to welcome DataCloud to the CORE Community and look forward to supporting their growth into Australia. Their technical expertise will bring valuable knowledge into our community.”
Founded in 2016, DataCloud builds advanced technology solutions that help mining companies worldwide to master the subsurface so they can transform their economics and own the future. DataCloud’s real-time geoscience products and solutions leverage breakthrough blasting techniques that enable mine operators to make better, more profitable decisions – faster. Our integrated technology and AI-driven analytics platform enable operators to conduct the cleanest, most efficient mineral extraction possible, leading to dramatically improved mine performance and productivity, and greater profitability. DataCloud is committed to helping mining companies lessen their environmental impact, while improving compliance and increasing safety. Based in Seattle, WA and Palo Alto, CA, DataCloud is backed by leading investors. For more information, visit www.DataCloud.com.