The October 2008 issue shows how CSIRO is collaborating with research partners to maintain our scientific edge and help Australia's minerals industry maintain its competitive edge. (12 pages)
The February 2011 issue of Process highlights a number of projects where CSIRO’s expertise is being applied to increase the economic and environmental viability of mineral processes. (12 pages)
The February 2009 issue looks at the latest research in hydrometallurgy and how it is helping alumina, base metals and gold processors. (12 pages)
Microbes turn the heat up on groundwater cleanup
While investigating ways of cleaning up groundwater contamination, CSIRO researchers have discovered that micro-organisms which normally assist the remediation process can actually get too hot for their own good.
Australia, the driest inhabited continent on Earth, has recognised it must learn to make better use of its water resources and CSIRO is contributing to smarter technologies and more efficient systems.
To meet Australia’s water challenges, smart technologies and more efficient systems are being developed.
Economic evaluation of alternative water allocation options
Titled Economic evaluation of alternative water allocation options in the South West Region (Busselton-Capel, Bunbury and Blackwood groundwater areas), this report was prepared by Dr Donna Brennan for the Western Australian Department of Water. (31 pages)
Water conservation a key to saving energy
A 61-page report 'Energy Use in the provision and consumption of urban water in Australia and New Zealand' provides, for the first time, a clear picture of energy used in Australia and New Zealand by the water industry in relation to residential and total city-wide energy use.
Australia’s north – nirvana for irrigators? (Podcast 26 May 2008)
The continuing drought is prompting a re-appraisal of northern Australia’s vast rivers and streams, fed copiously during every rainy season. But is a move to the North, or piping the water south, the answer to our irrigation problems? In this podcast, Dr Cuan Petheram dashes some hopes and dreams. (4.24)
Water and Energy Saving Cities (Podcast 24 Oct 2008)
The CSIRO report Water-energy futures for Melbourne examines the challenges a large city faces in providing water for their growing populations. In this podcast, Steven Kenway from the Water for a Healthy Country Flagship discusses these challenges. (4:58)