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A UWA geologist has proposed a hypothesis which threatens to overturn conventional notions of the way Banded Ironstone Formations (BIF) first evolved.
A NEW survey shows the Oscar Ranges in the West Kimberley to be partially buried—and is yet to verify where the Kimberley and West Australian Cratons are joined.
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.
RESEARCH 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.
RESEARCHERS 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.
WA’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.
UWA scientists have explained the photochromic behaviour of the pink diamond in an attempt to uncover why they possess their pink colouration.
AN ongoing Fly-In Fly-Out (FIFO) study undertaken by Murdoch University has found employee commitment is not linked to turnover within the industry.
A GENDER specific mental health program focused on getting blokes to “open-up” is making its way to Western Australia.
A NEW process of dehydrating subsea gas without the use of toxic chemicals could pave the way for opening up previously unviable gas fields.