Researchers from MIT have begun unprecedented studies into the environmental effects of sediment plumes from deep-sea mining.
A researcher from the University of Alberta in Canada has found a coal by-product called nano humus to be highly effective for remediating land and water used in mining.
Researchers have found a way to replace indium in multiple applications such as electronic devices, anti-reflection mirrors and smart architectural windows.
The federal government’s Australia-India Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative Partnership (AIIPOIP) grant program has given the University of Queensland (UQ) an opportunity to research deep seabed mining.
French scientists have dived deeper than ever before into gold and arsenic’s relationship, improving the understanding of gold concentration and how it can be recovered more effectively.
The mining of liquid ore containing copper, gold, zinc, silver and lithium from dormant volcanoes could become a reality following research from Oxford University.
Researchers have developed an effective method to cost-effectively extract lithium from seawater at a purity of 99.94 per cent while also creating freshwater.
Researchers from Curtin University have delivered a technology that will significantly enhance the leaching rates for gold ore without using cyanide.
The adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) in the mining sector has highlighted the lack of skills needed to deploy it, according to Inmarsat research program, the Rise of IoT in Mining.
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.
Inmarsat research finds 85 per cent organisations struggle to access reliable connectivity for IoT projects across their mine sites.
Metallic blue crusts within soil and termite mounds could be a signpost for hidden metal deposits in the southern Pilbara region of Western Australia.
The Western Australian Government has declared applications for the Minerals Research Institute’s PhD program open.
Australian scientists have discovered gold-coated fungi near Boddington, Western Australia that may offer clues for finding gold deposits.
Curtin University research has found that the impact of mining on animals is overlooked in most site restoration assessments.
Australian opinion towards the mining sector is at its highest level in six years according to a new study by independent research firm JWS Research.
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.
The National Transport Commission (NTC) is working with the Cooperative Research Centre for Alertness, Safety and Productivity (Alertness CRC) to better understand driver fatigue and ways to measure it.
Dr Linda Wang recently won an award for her potentially revolutionary research into coal ash separation.
Queensland University of Technology (QUT) robotics researchers say they have developed new technology to equip underground mining vehicles to navigate autonomously through dust, camera blur and bad lighting.