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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...

Mine rehabilitation case study shows the way forward

Mine rehabilitation case study shows the way forward A resource company case study project to rehabilitate former mining land shows that better environmental outcomes can be achieved, Environment...

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...