New tool for rock mass structure mapping and analysis
SIROVISION™ is a CSIRO-developed commercial technology available to the mining and construction industries that provides improved geotechnical assessments for increased productivity and improved safety.
Sirovision is a structural mapping tool for the mining and construction industries. It is an innovative system that changes the way rock mass structure is mapped and analysed.
Geochemical services and facilities
CSIRO’s world class expertise and capabilities allows us to provide a range of geochemical techniques to analyses the chemical composition of petroleum and extracted hydrocarbons.
Dr Hua Guo: leading research into coal mining
Dr Hua Guo is a Chief Research Scientist and leads the CSIRO Coal Production theme. Currently Hua’s research is focusing on coal mine methane capture maximisation and utilisation, coal mining safety, and deep coal mining.
Dr Julien Bourdet: assessing petroleum migrations
Dr Julien Bourdet is a research scientist in the Fluid History Analysis group working on the assessment of petroleum migrations and accumulation in oil and gas reservoirs using fluid inclusion data.
earthmatters magazine was CSIRO's longstanding publication in exploration and mining. It is no longer in print, but past issues are available online free of charge.
Stalking fugitive methane emissions in China
A new CSIRO technology called VAMCAT (Ventilation Air Methane Catalytic Turbine) is poised to take a sizable bite out of methane emissions with a Greenhouse effect equivalent to more than 237 million tonnes of carbon dioxide.
Dr Rao Balusu: leading research into coal mining
Dr Rao Balusu is a senior principal mining engineer who leads CSIRO’s coal mining research. He has expertise in ventilation, gas control, CFD modelling, spontaneous combustion management and dust control.