earthmatters magazine: issue 22
The March/April edition of CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering's (CESRE) earthmatters magazine details how CSIRO researchers are working to improve understanding of drilling mechanics and dynamics. (20 pages)
earthmatters magazine: issue 20
The July/August edition of CSIRO Exploration and Mining’s earthmatters magazine looks at how advances in technologies and attitudes are creating a new generation of healthier miners working in safer environments. (20 pages)
earthmatters magazine: issue 19
The March/April edition of CSIRO Exploration and Mining's earthmatters magazine looks at how Australian science and engineering is advancing the frontiers of intelligent automation in the resources industry. (20 pages)
earthmatters magazine: issue 18
The November/December edition of CSIRO Exploration and Mining’s earthmatters magazine looks ahead to imagine how the industry might operate in 2030. (20 pages)
earthmatters magazine: issue 17
The newly released July/August edition of earthmatters, the magazine of CSIRO Exploration & Mining, reflects on recent research achievements that have benefited or been taken up by industry. (20 pages)
Queensland Centre for Advanced Technologies (QCAT)
The Queensland Centre for Advanced Technologies (QCAT) is a collaboration between CSIRO and the State Government of Queensland. Research at QCAT covers robotics and automation, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, casting processes, mining science and engineering and improvement of iron ore processing.
The October 2010 issue of Process demonstrates how applying CSIRO expertise to a wide range of projects in the minerals sector will help to create wealth for Australia. (12 pages)
The February 2010 issue of Process outlines a number of technologies currently being developed through CSIRO's Flagship program that aim to provide a competitive edge for iron ore, gold, nickel and alumina producers. (12 pages)
Bringing CSIRO research to the minerals industry.
Water use: the whole picture
A technique developed by CSIRO to measure and analyse the water footprint of key mineral commodities – from extraction to metal production – will assist the industry to plan for the future. Maryrose Cuskelly reports
Industry perspective: Sustainable thinking
Head of sustainability at Downer Mining, Heather Bone, says to achieve a long-lasting approach to sustainability, the change must come from both upper management and the coalface.
Mining for development: Knowledge transfer
The International Mining for Development Centre is taking Australian knowledge to the international stage to facilitate sustainable mining practices in developing nations. Tim Thwaites reports
International: Delivering wealth
Stronger governance in developing countries and around the world is an important step towards removing corruption and delivering wealth to local communities. Adam Courtenay investigates the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, the coalition that is making this happen.
Feature: Industry to hear community voice
A major new independent survey of public views about mining is designed to provide industry and government with a deeper understanding of the elements that influence trust in the industry. Tony Heselev reports