The Tasmanian Government is aiming to grow its mineral resources sector with a $2.4 million upgrade to the Mineral Resources Tasmania Core Library at Mornington.
Canada’s Geoscience BC has proposed that genomic sequencing can be used as a mineral exploration technique.
The Australian Government has injected $125 million into expanding Geoscience Australia’s Exploring for the Future minerals exploration program to strengthen the resources sector.
The Queensland Government has announced a $10 million mineral exploration funding boost as part of its Unite and Recover jobs plan in the face of COVID-19 impacts.
The Australian Government reiterates its commitment to ensuring Australia reaches its potential as a global supplier of critical minerals following the release of a report from Geoscience Australia.
The Australian Academy of Sciences has launched a comprehensive 10-year plan for Australian geoscience development.
Scientists at Curtin University have uncovered gold nanoparticles in arsenopyrite using atom probing.
Geoscience Australia’s Mineral Potential Mapper tool has won the Engaging with the Edge category at the 2016 Public Sector Innovation Awards.
OZ Minerals has partnered with Mithril Resources to explore seven new licence areas in South Australia’s last underexplored frontier.
BHP has announced a renewed focus on exploration, targeting “opportunities across copper and oil”, aiming to spend nearly 20 per cent of its capital budget on exploration.
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Curtin University’s Professor Zheng-Xiang Li has been honoured as one of the world’s leading geoscience researchers, having received the Australian Laureate Fellowship from the Federal Government.
After a slight recovery in geoscientist unemployment numbers prospects have again dimmed for the sector.
Newcastle will host nearly 600 delegates from the mining and geoscience communities next week at the Australian Earth Sciences Convention.
What began as an international research and technology transfer project has changed the way the mining industry approaches open pit design.
As part of the Australia 2025: Smart Science series, the Australian National University’s Andrew Roberts talks to Australia’s chief scientist Ian Chubb about earth sciences.
Unemployment amongst Australian geoscientists is at its highest levels since records began.
China will be providing its perspective on global resources supply and demand for the future at the 34th International Geological Congress today.