Industry & Resources
IN the wake of the New Zealand coalmine disaster, West Australian company HiSeis is developing specialised technology that could lead to detecting the next Super Pit and save lives in the process.
A LOCALLY made invention that has the potential to save mining operations more than half of their drilling water requirements has won the major prize at the 2010 WA Innovator of the Year Awards.
SCIENTISTS from Curtin University’s Department of Petroleum Engineering are hoping a newly-commissioned project looking into the fundamentals of exploiting tight gas reservoirs will pave the way for enhanced domestic gas production and security of supply in Western Australia.
THE State Government has injected funding into three new low-emissions energy projects, expanding Western Australia’s capability to shift toward a greener future.
SCIENTISTS from the CSIRO have developed a new infrared technique allowing for quick onsite detection of oil in rock, soil, silt and sediment.
A NEW research centre at the University of Western Australia has been heralded as a gateway for industry and government to connect with academia to solve the challenging and complex issues facing today’s resources sector.