Industry & Resources

scrubbersRECENTLY published research has given insight into the uses and performance of sulphur impregnated activated carbons (SIAC) in mercury adsorption.

fifo runningAN ongoing Fly-In Fly-Out (FIFO) study undertaken by Murdoch University has found employee commitment is not linked to turnover within the industry.

IMGP0066Telstra WA Business Woman 2012 of the Year Julie Shuttleworth has tackled safety issues around underground mining tyre changing by helping bring a new invention to the market – the 'low profile tyre handler'.

algae walkerMICROALGAE biofuel production is the focus of a new report prepared by Murdoch University and UWA, for the Centre For Research Into Energy For Sustainable Transport (CREST).

mining blokesA GENDER specific mental health program focused on getting blokes to “open-up” is making its way to Western Australia.

energy gridA CSIRO report has highlighted that a lack of incentives and appropriate policies are hindering Australia’s uptake of Distributed Energy (DE), a readily available way of decreasing carbon emissions, increasing electricity and water efficiency, and creating billions of dollars in savings.

Carbon cakeA MURDOCH University researcher and economist has used mathematical modelling to assess the impact of the carbon tax from original inputs through to supply chain on a birthday cake.

Oil rig_off_perthA PREVIOUSLY unexplored basin off the coast of Western Australia may soon become the focus of resource developers, after researchers discovered the area likely contains significant deposits of oil and gas.

pilbara ore_trainAIRBORNE monitoring for fibrous materials in northern Western Australian mines have recently found airborne concentrations is below legal workplace limits.

Gas rigA NEW process of dehydrating subsea gas without the use of toxic chemicals could pave the way for opening up previously unviable gas fields.