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BHP-Nickel West Australia

Unlocking the potential of mineral carbonation

Mount Keith Nickel Operation has one of Australia’s biggest tailings dams – and it’s also a massive mineral carbon sink. ‘Mineral carbonation’ is a natural chemical weathering process where carbon...

Noble gesture unlocks secrets of ancient groundwater

The only centre of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere for accurately testing ancient groundwater up to a million years old has opened in South Australia. CSIRO physicist Dr Axel Suckow at the Noble...


Whether we like it or not, Australians rely on mining to keep up their current lifestyle – our phones, cars and even medical equipment use materials pulled from the Earth. But with more than 50,000...

Kalgoorlie-Boulder wins Tidy Towns 2017

Kalgoorlie-Boulder wins Tidy Towns 2017

Awards recognise community projects and sustainable living
Kalgoorlie-Boulder a finalist in four categories