Advanced technologies, including the Industrial Internet of Things, will be used by a new research consortium being launched today to help boost South Australia’s copper production and develop globally competitive mining technology services sector in the state. Read more……
IMER has been awarded a new project to extract copper and other minerals from sub-economic deposits. $2.8m awarded by the Australian Government’s Co-operative Research Centre Projects (CRC-P) Scheme to a collaboration led by Environmental Copper Recovery SA Pty Ltd and including researchers from the University of Adelaide, read more.
Our researchers have found that introducing concentrating solar thermal (CST) technologies to the Bayer alumina process could enable a 29-45% solar share. This would displace the need for natural gas and decrease operating fuel costs. Read more
Research scientists and industry are joining together to develop and commercialise new tools using cutting-edge digital technologies including machine learning that they say will be a game-changer for mining and exploration. Launched today by Education and Training Minister, Senator Simon Birmingham, the Geovision Cooperative Research Centre Project (Geovision CRCp) is a collaboration by the University […]
The University of Adelaide will lead a $14.6 million research consortium to develop advanced technologies to boost South Australia’s copper production and develop a globally competitive mining technology services sector in the state. The Research Consortium – Unlocking Complex Resources through Lean Processing – has been granted $4 million over four years by the State […]
Institute for Mineral & Energy Resources Annual Report 2016 Sustainable use and development of the world’s mineral and energy resources relies on challenge-based interdisciplinary research partners. This is our strength. Highlights of our innovative work over the last 12 months is featured in our latest publication, the IMER Annual Report 2016 available online now. See […]
The University of Adelaide has today been announced as a founding partner of a national initiative aimed at better positioning entrepreneurs, developers and low carbon technology start-ups to bring their climate solutions to market. Known as the Australian Climate Knowledge and Innovation Community (Climate-KIC Australia), the University of Adelaide has committed to becoming one of […]
Thanks to the support of BHP Billiton and OZ Minerals, there is now increased capacity for analysis at the ARC Research Hub for Australian Copper-Uranium. The Research Hub brings together a team of scientists, engineers and regulators to find new ways of making Australian copper production more economically and environmentally sustainable. The industry support has […]