Industry & Resources
A METALLURGIST based at Curtin University has helped develop a hydrometallurgical method of extracting gold, palladium and platinum from crushed ores using bacteria and chemical leaching.
RESEARCH led by West Australian scientists into ‘subduction’ during tectonic plate collisions has provided new insights into the global sulphur cycle.
A HYDRO-geologist has found an inexpensive, high-quality three-dimensional imaging method for aquifers and other below-ground features.
AN ENGINEER and an environmental scientist have designed an industrial estate using sustainability principles.
MARK Jessell has travelled half way around the world to help develop 3D software technology that will allow us to scratch beneath the earth’s surface and tell us more about such things as our mineral and water resources.