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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...

Opinion: AUSTRALIA’S MINING SECTOR MUST STEP UP

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