Map sheds light on ocean floor
The world’s first map to show a comprehensive summary of known offshore mineral occurrences has been released for Australia’s vast marine jurisdiction.
CSIRO reveals how continents can break apart
A paper co-authored by CSIRO’s Professor Klaus Regenauer-Lieb and published in Nature today reveals new information on the strength of continents and how they can split apart.
Savings for miners in the pipeline
CSIRO has announced that it will work with Queensland specialist pipe manufacturer, AC Whalan, to develop a new fibreglass pressure piping system to be used in the mining industry.
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A team from CSIRO Exploration & Mining has won the national finals of the Enterprise Development Institute of Australia Enterprise Workshop Program.
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The Achaeus Group Enterprise Workshop Business Award in Queensland has been won by a CSIRO team from Brisbane's Queensland Centre for Advanced Technologies.
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The historic announcement of a new seafloor minerals initiative by Mining Company Placer Dome after it reached an agreement with Nautilus Minerals on its PNG tenements, is the next logical step in a chain of events that began with a mammoth research effort over almost 20 years by CSIRO Exploration & Mining.
Petroleum geoscience: Sensors
CSIRO’s sensors team combines cross-disciplinary capabilities with extensive experience in emerging sensing technologies and nanotechnology to gain a detailed understanding of sensing devices and their possible application within the oil and gas sector. (2 pages)
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A team of Australian materials engineers has won the prestigious UK Institute of Materials Minerals & Mining, Guy Bengough Award (2004), for their outstanding contribution to the subject of corrosion.
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Does the Yilgarn Craton, the 500,000 square kilometres of desert encircling Kalgoorlie, host a 100 million tonne copper-zinc deposit? CSIRO Exploration and Mining is forming a team of crack scientists that brings together a new range of disciplines and technologies, to provide the answer.
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Three leading research institutions and Australia's largest publicly listed oil and gas company have signed an agreement to foster the creation of a world-class energy research centre based in Perth.
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A $A20 million grant to the Western Australian Energy Alliance (WA ERA) under the State Government's major research facilities program will be a critical part of Western Australia's future development, Premier Geoff Gallop said today.
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CSIRO's HyLogging system, which has the potential to revolutionise the collection of data in mineral exploration, is being further developed in conjunction with government and industry partners.
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Space-age technologies developed by CSIRO and Murdoch University are being used to monitor Aboriginal rock art on Western Australia's Burrup Peninsula for signs of damage which could be caused by industrial emissions.
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A leading expert in the application of high performance computing and computer simulation technologies, Dr Andrew Rohl, has been appointed Director of the Western Australian Interactive Virtual Environments Centre (IVEC) in Perth.
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Perth geoscientist, Richard Mazzucchelli, whose frontier research directly contributed to successful exploration programs for nickel, gold and copper, is the winner of the inaugural Butt Smith Medal.
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A team of CSIRO and BHPBIO scientists has been awarded a major environmental award - the WA Department of Industry and Resources' Golden Gecko Award - for developing a new method for measuring the extent of iron ore dust from mines and other industrial sites.