App/tech business of the week – Mineler

17/04/2015 - 10:47

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Mineler aims to become the global platform for mining people to bid for work and supply contracts, connect with colleagues and share industry knowledge. Members create their own mining industry-specific CV, which is targeted to companies in their field and showcases their on-site experience. Users can then place bids for work contracts on mining projects.

BIG MARKET: Neil Rose (left), Arnold Stroobach, Paul Faix, and Ben Auld aim to establish Mineler as the global social marketplace for mining people in the next 12 months.

Mineler                      

“Social marketplace for the mining industry”        

Mineler aims to become the global platform for mining people to bid for work and supply contracts, connect with colleagues and share industry knowledge. Members create their own mining industry-specific CV, which is targeted to companies in their field and showcases their on-site experience. Users can then place bids for work contracts on mining projects.

Where                        

Web app available at www.mineler.com; iOS app available on iTunes App Store

 

Founders                   

Paul Faix (co-founder), Ben Auld (co-founder), Arnold Stroobach (CEO)

 

We wanted to help the mining industry address growing costs, lower productivity, skill shortages and remote worksites by creating a more flexible workforce and smarter, more innovative operations

-Ben Auld

 

Funding                     

The business last year undertook a seed round of funding, and recently closed a successful and oversubscribed second round. Later in the year, Mineler expects to open a third funding round.

 

Size of market          

With over 70,000 pre-registered members, over the next year Mineler aims to establish itself as the global social marketplace for mining people. There are 150 million workers involved in the mining industry worldwide.

 

Launched Nov 2014, Mineler is ranked #10 in BNiQ Startups List

 

http://www.businessnews.com.au/Company/Mineler

http://www.businessnews.com.au/List/startups

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