Industry & Resources
A GROUNDBREAKING study has shown by-products from mining and mineral processing could provide a cost-effective solution for water treatment, as Western Australia tries to find an answer for stockpiling mining by-products.
FROM a distance, the Albany Wind Farm’s six new turbines don’t look too different from the original 12 installed in 2002.
DESPITE 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.
WITH its free-floating fibrous roots and rapid growth rate, the water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) is one of the most invasive aqueous weeds in Australia and, for many countries around the world, a serious environmental and economic issue.
THE ongoing debate on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has gotten more interesting with Environment Minister Bill Marmion’s decision to allow the controversial technique to go ahead in WA.
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.
LOCAL company Galaxy Resources is the first in Australia to use renewable energy to power its mining operations.
A new model of Australian continent formation ends a longstanding controversy.