Curtin University and The University of Queensland have developed a new professional certificate program that will increase understanding of the modern mining industry in Australia and open pathways to postgraduate study.
Curtin University’s Western Australian School of Mines is hosting a record number of secondary school aged girls at the annual Girls’ Focus on Mining Camp in the Goldfields this week.
Stay on top of the latest executive moves across the mining sector, including Curtin University and Fortescue Metals Group appointing a Western Australian School of Mines professor, and changes at Strandline Resources and PepinNini Lithium.
Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan and Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Johnston have announced $8.2 million in funding for resources exploration to fuel the state’s COVID-19 recovery.
BHP and Curtin University have formed a partnership to drive research and innovation projects in the resources and energy sector, with a goal to provide it with job-ready graduates.
The Kimberley region of Western Australia could be rife with platinum resources that are yet to be developed by Panoramic Resources, according to a study that is supported by the state government.
Australian universities continue to head the pack in the QS World University Rankings for mineral and mining engineering courses, with five appearing in the top 10. Australian Mining investigates what sets Australian universities apart.
Australia has dominated the Top Universities ranking of mining schools, with five schools appearing in the top 10 rankings.
The Australian Aboriginal Mining Academy (AAMA) has signed an agreement with Curtin University and Carey Mining to advance education and employment opportunities for Aboriginal people in services that help the resources sector.
When only eight students signed up to study first-year mining engineering at Western Australia’s Curtin University last year, alarm bells went off.
Leading miners, METS companies and universities discuss how Australia is solidifying a record year in 2018 by adding more talent into the field.
Four out of the world’s top six universities for engineering – mineral and mining are found in Australia, the 2019 QS World University Rankings reported.
Curtin University research has found that the impact of mining on animals is overlooked in most site restoration assessments.
An ultra-rare mineral named reidite has been found from what is possibly the world’s largest crater in Shark Bay in Western Australia.
A Western Australian-led consortium is a step closer to winning the bid for a $100 million Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) from the Federal Government.
Australian universities are to collaborate with major mining companies on a new government-funded training centre called the Australian Research Council Industrial Transformation Training Centre (ARC Training Centre).
New satellites from the Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS) project have been found to boost positioning capabilities in Western Australia, according to research from Curtin University.
Curtin University is among several partners that will play a key role in developing the Mineral Exploration Cooperative Research Centre (MinEx CRC), which has received $215 million in funding from mining companies and the federal government.
Ausdrill has completed a deal to sell its Diamond Communications business to Powerlines Plus after a 19-year association.
Mining may be vitally important to Australia, but there is a perception that today’s young people no longer have a strong interest in the industry.