National strategy is key for the future of Australian miningon 22 May, 2013
Increasing uncertainty in the minerals and mining sector requires Australia to re-think how it manages its natural resources to deliver long-term benefit in the decades to come, according to a report by a group of Australia’s leading research organisations.
Hunter residents support strong hunter mining sectoron 22 May, 2013
New research has revealed that four times more people support mining than oppose it in the Hunter, with twice as many strongly supporting mining than against it.
Big miners’ community engagement doing more harm than good?on 21 May, 2013
The corporate social responsibility programs of big mining companies in remote towns are often disconnected from community needs, reactive and ad hoc.
New solutions for air and water quality assessment in mining regionson 30 April, 2013
Groundbreaking research to develop new guidelines to assess air quality in mining regions is underway between The University and Queensland and INCT-ACQUA, a research institute supported by three leading institutions in Brazil.
New study finds correlation between CSG wells and radon concentrations in the atmosphereon 02 April, 2013
New research has found a significant link between concentrations of radon gas in coal seam gas (CSG) fields and the number of CSG wells nearby.
Australian research confirms link between seismic activity and gold depositson 19 March, 2013
An Australian authored research paper published in the pre-eminent Nature Geoscience journal is attracting international attention for its findings that demonstrate a link between seismic activity and the precipitation of gold and other trace elements in earthquake fault zones.
UWA welcomes $7.5 million for new Minerals Research Instituteon 12 December, 2012
A State Government announcement of $7.5 million over three years to establish a new Minerals Research Institute in WA has been welcomed by The University of Western Australia.
Resources research gets scholarship booston 16 May, 2012
Seven West Australian post-graduate students will share $65,000 in scholarships for research projects in the mineral and energy industries.
Sustainability expert leads pursuit for improved social responsibility in global mining sectoron 26 April, 2012
International expert Dr Saleem Ali has been appointed the Director of the Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM), at The University of Queensland (UQ).