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Paris climate change agreement “historic”

  In what has been called a historic moment, the global climate change conference in Paris has seen an agreement made to see fossil fuels replaced by renewable energy sources. After a grueling...

trucks - fuel consumption

Filling Up The Tank

An investigation, Fuel Consumption of Underground Mine Haul Trucks, was conducted by a group of researchers from The University of Queensland. Fuel consumption in the Australian mining sector has...

State of The Resource Sector

The following is an extract from a biannual report titled Resources and Energy Major Projects April 2015, prepared by the Department of Industry and Science.   Exploration is an important...

A Solar Powered Future

Industry and Science Minister Ian McFarlane talks about the Renewable Energy Target and what it means for the future of the mining industry. The Renewable Energy Target aims to ensure that 20 per...

ALP announces 50% renewable energy target

Labor has announced plans for a 50 per cent renewable energy target by 2030, with the police expected to be formally announced at this weekend’s national ALP conference in Melbourne. The...

Push To Develop Uranium Industry in SA Receives Support

Push To Develop Uranium Industry in SA Receives Support

The South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy (SACOME) has thrown its support behind a push to develop a uranium industry in that state. In a statement released today, SACOME said it welcomed the...

Periodic Table of Elements

Criticality Of Metals – Approaching Difficulties

In an effort to quantify the criticality of the 62 metals on the Period Table of Elements, a group of Yale researchers has published a new paper providing key insights into how extracting the metals...