Industry & Resources
IN THE last line of an essay about his life, WA scientist Bob Becher wrote that his advice to young people was to “do you best always, letting your mind run free and mentally tread where no human mind has trod before”.
THE world’s largest and oldest meteorite impact structure has been discovered through research on the formation of gold deposits in WA’s Eastern Goldfields.
COLLABORATION between Perth CSIRO scientists and an Australian technology company has produced a commercially viable method to extract nickel from low grade ore.
SAFTEY in underground mining sites could be improved with research that reveals the speed at which collapsing tunnels eject rock debris from their side walls and tests the effectiveness of current containment measures.
LOCAL research into the risers on offshore oil and gas platforms aims to increase the accuracy of fatigue damage estimates to make steel catenary risers (SCRs) more economical to construct.