Industry & Resources

A METALLURGIST based at Curtin University has helped develop a hydrometallurgical method of extracting gold, palladium and platinum from crushed ores using bacteria and chemical leaching.

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LNG asianenergymixRESEARCH exploring the Asia Pacific region with a Global Energy Market model (GEM) has assessed the challenges and opportunities as population, income and energy demand continue to increase.

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rareearthelementsRESEARCHERS and miners have collaborated to characterise rare earth element (REE) patterns and concentrations in the east Kimberley's Browns Range, producing an important model for its exploration in comparable terrains.

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IronOre acid_drainageWA’s ChemCentre has begun a research initiative to further understand and curb Acid Mine Drainage (AMD), one of the leading environmental concerns produced by mining and development sites.

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Pink DiamondUWA scientists have explained the photochromic behaviour of the pink diamond in an attempt to uncover why they possess their pink colouration.

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fifo runningAN ongoing Fly-In Fly-Out (FIFO) study undertaken by Murdoch University has found employee commitment is not linked to turnover within the industry.

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mining blokesA GENDER specific mental health program focused on getting blokes to “open-up” is making its way to Western Australia.

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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.

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Water hyacinthWITH 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.

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VolcanoA TEAM of Perth researchers is causing a major rethink on geological history after a study showed major iron formations in Australia, about 1.8 billion to 1.9 billion years old, were synchronous with those found in North America.

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