Industry & Resources
AS the global population exceeds 7 billion, leading sustainability researchers from the Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute (CUSP) suggest that urban population growth may be the key to making Australian cities more sustainable.
THE WA ASTER (Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection) map was recently released by the Centre of Excellence for 3D Mineral Mapping (C3DMM) and marks a milestone in mineral exploration putting WA at the forefront of geosciences.
AN ingenious electronic sensor which monitors the condition of rollers in conveyor belts used by the mining industry has won the overall 2011 WA Innovator of the Year award.
EDITH Cowan University natural sciences lecturer has explored the potential of WA’s pit mines to become rehabilitated lakes for conservation, recreation, and farming.