Industry & Resources

A LOW-cost tidal model study which revolutionised bustling Port Hedland port has lifted export capacity plus avoided major costs and environmental impacts from dredging operations.

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WOODSIDE Petroleum is hoping to maximise efficiency and cut down on unnecessary costs by utilising IBM's gameshow-winning Watson cognitive computer system as the oil and gas industry battles uncertainty from the prolonged oil price downturn.

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REMOTE, low-grade deposits of platinum group metals (PGMs) can be economically recovered using novel direct leaching approaches, doing away with the need for traditional, expensive smelting operations.

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A UWA geologist has proposed a hypothesis which threatens to overturn conventional notions of the way Banded Ironstone Formations (BIF) first evolved.

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A UWA geologist says the high-grade iron ore reserve at Wiluna West in the Mid West is similar to those being mined at Mt Tom Price, Paraburdoo and Mt WhaleBack in the Pilbara.

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RESEARCH off the north-west coast shows undersea pipelines tend to bury themselves in the seabed more quickly than expected after they are deployed, resulting in potential cost savings for the petroleum industry.

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A NEW way to calculate high water mark could reduce coastal land ownership conflicts and optimise placement of coastline developments.

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TECHNOLOGY developed in Australia is allowing drillers to detect rock formations deep in the earth and simultaneously survey the borehole—all during the drilling process.

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A SOLE mine worker is responsible for producing between 11 and 16 tonnes of carbon each year just for clocking off and relaxing at their mine site village, according to local research. 

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A HYDRO-geologist has found an inexpensive, high-quality three-dimensional imaging method for aquifers and other below-ground features.

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