Posts by Keirissa Lawson
Lithium, the metal of the decade
What's powering your phone? It’s most likely a lithium ion battery. Australia is the world's largest producer of lithium, and the global demand is growing. We're working to supercharge our research in lithium exploration and production.
Golden soils and wealth from toil
Finding gold requires luck and hard work. Now luck is being delivered by science as new sampling techniques and analysis reduce the guesswork to help prospectors pinpoint gold targets more precisely.
Gold fever: Our top 7 inventions that are pure gold
Science is golden and here’s why: our top 7 gold inventions are changing the way we explore and produce gold in the 21st century.
Cyanide-free gold… I’ll have a bar of that.
We’ve poured the country’s first cyanide-free gold using our clever process in an effort to put an end to the use of toxic chemicals to extract the yellow metal.
Golden opportunity for new Australian company
The first installation of a revolutionary x-ray analysis system for gold is now open for business at Ausdrill’s MinAnalytical labs in Perth, Australia.
Mining the Internet of Things
Exploration and mining companies are just at the beginning of a digital transformation through the Internet of Things. Accurate and fast data is driving decision-making more and more across the whole mineral value chain. Issue 13 of resourceful takes a look at some of the new technologies unpinning this change.
Creating 3D digital rocks using x-ray data
Superman had the power to see through solid objects with his x-ray vision and now we’re using a similar approach to see ‘inside’ solid rock.
Magnetic mystery on the Nullarbor
Underneath the barren landscape of the Nullarbor Plains in South Australia lurks a mysterious magnetic anomaly which has intrigued geologists for decades. New data is helping to explain what is it and how it may have formed.
The hype about HyLogger
Our new deal with Australian METS company Corescan will see our exploration tool and mineral analysis technology - HyLogger- launched into new global markets.
From big data to robotics: growth opportunities for METS
Our Mining Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) Roadmap looks to the future and identifies five key growth opportunities for the mining industry and its suppliers.
Transforming mining for the future
Thanks to new technology, future mining will happen mostly underground, be low impact and produce less waste.