Industry & Resources

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.

CSIRO cleaning up flue gas

Monday, 02 July 2012

flue gas_scrubbers_01NEW technologies from CSIRO’s Post Combustion Capture team could make WA’s coal and fossil fuel-burning power stations more climate friendly.

Windfarm-1FROM a distance, the Albany Wind Farm’s six new turbines don’t look too different from the original 12 installed in 2002.

pilbara trainPOWERFUL mine software packages that control mine operations and integrate with business software, along with robots and mine site automation are all set to change the face of mining in Western Australia—and the world.

Waterless frackingDESPITE  its polarising title, Dr Derek Elsworth promised ‘Shale Gas and Frac[k]ing: Environmental Saviour or Devil Incarnate’ would be an even-handed look at hydraulic fracturing.