Coal grain analysis information is providing a better understanding of the coal performance in existing applications, such as coke making and conventional power generation.
Jacqui is project lead for the contracting, procurement and communications activities of one of CSIRO’s major projects, the Sustainable Energy for SKA (‘SESKA’) Geothermal Project.
Science into Society
The Science into Society group facilitates discussions between a range of stakeholders, to share knowledge and information to address issues of strategic national importance.
New technologies: SLAM dunk
The ‘holy grail’ of practical and cost-effective 3D mobile mapping is now a reality. Maryrose Cuskelly reports
Industry engagement: Manufacturing success
A successful partnership with industry has led to the commercialisation of CSIRO’s Hylogging system. Jodie Parry investigates how this technology is revolutionising the exploration industry, in Australia and around the world
Collaboration: What lies beneath
The Deep Exploration Technologies Cooperative Research Centre is looking into faster and more sustainable ways to detect mineral deposits deeper underground. David Simpson reports
Feature break out: A golden discovery
Kentor Gold’s discovery of previously unexplored copper-gold zones at its Jervois project in the Northern Territory happened almost by chance. It was a case of the right people being in the right place to receive the right information. Adam Courtenay reports
International: New field of vision
An advanced detection system developed to accurately locate ore bodies is also used to find undetonated explosives. Tony Heselev reports
A brave new world
Tim Thwaites explores the modern world of sensors and sensor networks
Diesel designs cut health risk
CSIRO researchers are developing technologies to improve the health and safety of mine workers by reducing their exposure to damaging particulates.
Developing techniques for Australian coal mining
The longwall top coal caving method could double the amount of coal recoverable from Australia’s thick seams of underground coal while improving safety and reducing the risk of spontaneous combustion.
Dr Chong Wong
Dr Chong Wong is the project leader for various commercial oil and gas projects related to multiphase flows, sand erosion and transport.