Industry & Resources
IT has been revealed the State’s resources industry reached a record high of more than $90 billion last year, a figure no doubt aided by some the of technological advancements developed in WA.
PERTH women congregated at the Convention and Exhibition Centre last week for the inaugural Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, International Conference on Women in Science and Engineering, (IEEE-WISE).
EXPERTS say further research and development is needed in areas such as economics, environment and technology to ensure regional towns’ are able to transition successfully from the highs and lows of the mining industry.
THE State Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) is developing a proposal for WA’s first on-shore carbon capture and storage (CCS) site in a bid to reduce South-West emissions by around 30 per cent.
Science and technology will play a key role in answering some of the pressing problems facing the mining industry, says leading expert.
The Swan River may soon be free of algal blooms following research indicating some mining by-products can be effective in preventing nutrients causing the blooms from seeping into the waterways.