Mining and manufacturing that is innovative, productive, competitive and sustainable is vital to Australia’s current and future prosperity. This section highlights some of our key advances in the mining and manufacturing sectors.
Application of new technologies, resource strategies, sensor systems and automation is improving efficiency and driving productivity gains across the minerals value chain.
The CSIRO Chile research foundation promotes collaboration between Chile and Australia in delivering world-class applied research in mining, mineral processing and beyond
We help organisations capture opportunities in the face of a changing metals industry, through innovative sustainable processes and high performance alloys and technologies.
Cost effective exploration and discovery of new mineral resources is being realised through advances and expertise in detection technologies, mineral systems, resource characterisation and data analysis.
We've created detailed modelling systems that respond to real world data to provide real world solutions in dynamic working environments.
A new method of extracting nickel from Australia’s low-grade laterite reserves could make millions of tonnes of untapped nickel laterites economically viable.
A national survey reveals the importance of mining to Australia and Australians and uncovers a wealth of information on benefits and impacts of mining that contribute to public acceptance and the industry’s ‘social licence to operate’.