News and events

Turning mining wastewater into rainwater

A new cost-effective technology to treat mining wastewater and reduce sludge by up to 90 per cent has been used for the first time at a commercial mine.

Mining and Minerals Plant Reliability and Maintenance Conference

To be held on 19-20 June 2014 at the Duxon Hotel in Perth, this conference will share the experience, knowledge and latest information on technologies to optimise minerals processing operations in order to reduce costs and increase productivity.

Resource industry boosted by national research collaboration

The recently launched National Resource Sciences Precinct aims to advance global competitiveness for the Australian resources sector.

How to create wealth from waste and reduce our landfill

Head of our Minerals Futures research, Anna Littleboy, writes about ‘mining' above ground resources, which are the metals contained in collections of discarded manufactured products and consumer goods.


Our magazine brings you the latest in innovation, technology and research from across the minerals value chain, from exploration to metal production and manufacturing.

Gilding the gum tree – scientists strike gold in leaves

Eucalyptus trees in the Kalgoorlie region of Western Australia are drawing up gold particles from the earth via their root system and depositing it in their leaves and branches.