Industry & Resources

Gold KalgoorlieMuseumA GEOLOGIST is using conditional probability principles to improve the design of nuggetty gold mines.

BobBecher DMPIN 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”.

superpit impactcratorTHE world’s largest and oldest meteorite impact structure has been discovered through research on the formation of gold deposits in WA’s Eastern Goldfields.

FIFO airportSURVEYS and interviews of fly-in fly-out (FIFO) employees in WA will uncover the causes behind an issue which cost the resource industry close to $6 billion last year.

Nickel pilotplant_DirectNickelCOLLABORATION between Perth CSIRO scientists and an Australian technology company has produced a commercially viable method to extract nickel from low grade ore.

LNG asianenergymixRESEARCH exploring the Asia Pacific region with a Global Energy Market model (GEM) has assessed the challenges and opportunities as population, income and energy demand continue to increase.

Arora GeraldtonSashaTozziTHE Mid West’s potential to grow micro algae is being explored by US-based biotechnology company Aurora Algae in conjunction with the Durack Institute of Technology in Geraldton.

Survey reveals mineral rich fault lines

Thursday, 12 September 2013

MtGascoyneView SjohnsonTHE Geological Survey of Western Australia has confirmed that the remains of a small continent, about the size of Japan, is embedded in central Western Australia.

tunnel mineSAFTEY 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.

computerCAD electricalNEW engineering design software could drastically improve the efficiency and accuracy of electrical system documentation and save the construction, minerals and energy industries millions in labour costs.

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