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Small-scale fault systems in the Earth’s crust have a strong correlation with the location of gold, a study of the St Ives Goldfields in Western Australia has found.
By Emily Lehmann What rhymes with stalactite (well, kinda) and can put your heartburn at bay? Hydrotalcite. Believe it or […]
We all know what stereotypical scientists look like. They’re clad in white lab coats and safety glasses, stirring a bubbling […]
Most Australians appreciate that our wealth of mineral resources supported our economy during the global recession, but others believe this […]
Underground mines can be hazardous places for humans, which is why the industry is investing in robots and automated vehicles […]
By Justine Lacey, Social Scientist, Earth Science and Resource Engineering The concept of a ‘social licence to operate’ (SLO) is not […]
By Nola Wilkinson As surface mineral deposits become ‘mined out’, increasingly mining companies are looking for ore bodies located deeper […]
Did you know that magnesium is the lightest of all metals – about one-third lighter than aluminium? That it is […]
We’ve developed a sensor to detect undetonated explosives on the sea floor, based on a technology used to find mineral deposits […]
Our Centre of Excellence for 3D Mineral Mapping was announced Australian Mining’s ‘Explorer of the Year’ last night. The team, […]
By Emily Lehmann Nickel seems to be the underdog of the metal world. While we have all heard of it, […]
By Stefan Hajkowicz, CSIRO This article is part of The Conversation’s series on megatrends. What are the compelling economic, social, […]