News and events

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.

Outback Rover helps sharpen satellite signals

CSIRO’s ‘Outback Rover’ is helping scientists improve the accuracy of satellites.