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Collision avoidance technology for mine haul trucks

Today’s mine haul tracks are massive vehicles in which drivers have limited vision and cannot see anything within around 30 metres. If a smaller vehicle on the mine site gets in the way of one of these monsters, the consequences can be dire.

A$11M collaboration to unlock gas reserves

An A$11 million collaboration to unlock stranded offshore oil and gas reserves through improved subsea pipeline design will be launched today in Perth.

A glass of wine can help find new mineral deposits

The key to finding new mineral deposits in Australia could be to start looking with a glass of wine or a soft drink.

President of China visits CSIRO

His Excellency Hu Jintao, President of the People’s Republic of China, today visited CSIRO’s laboratories at the Australian Resources Research Centre in Perth.

CSIRO Open Days: Opening the Doors to Robotics and Automation

As part of National Science Week 2007, CSIRO is opening its robotics and automation laboratories in Brisbane for everyone to explore.

Minerals Down Under – the spirit of collaboration

The July/August edition of CSIRO Exploration & Mining’s magazine, earthmatters, takes a close look at Australia’s new National Research Flagship – Minerals Down Under.

Experts discuss future of alternative transport fuels

World leading experts in alternative transport fuels technology will meet in Canberra this week to discuss recent advances and the future outlook of the industry.

CSIRO and Rio Tinto take a closer look at iron ore

CSIRO and Rio Tinto have begun to jointly operate CSIRO’s Fe HyLogger™ technology in the Hamersley Ranges in the Pilbara.

Next Generation Mineral Mapping to re-invigorate exploration in Queensland

Queensland’s mineral explorers are about to benefit from new advances in mineral mapping technologies.

Market boost for world’s smartest automated drill chip and core logging technology

Market access to CSIRO’s innovative HyChips™ systems received a boost with the announcement of a services agreement for the technology with AusSpec International.

Digging deep to reach Minerals Down Under

The importance of research to underpin Australia’s challenge to remain competitive in the global minerals market, has been recognised by new funding to establish a new National Research Flagship, Minerals Down Under.

CSIRO Petroleum scientist wins Geological Society Award

CSIRO Petroleum team leader Dr Peter Eadington will be named this evening (Friday 27 April) as the 2007 Gibb Maitland Medallist for his research into oil migration in petroleum reservoirs.

Climate change/new energy sources – what we really think

The results of one of the most detailed research projects undertaken into public perceptions of new power generation technologies and how they contribute to global warming, were released at the Queensland Centre for Advanced Technologies in Brisbane today by the Minister for State Development, the Hon John Mickel MP.

Technology a key to Australia’s gas future

A technology roadmap defining future research priorities to support Australia’s growing gas industry was presented by CSIRO at this week’s APPEA conference in Adelaide.

CSIRO reaches landmark agreement with multi-national manufacturer

CSIRO, Australia’s premier industrial research and development organisation, has signed a Letter of Intent to commercialise revolutionary new mining automation technology with one of the world’s largest mining original equipment manufacturers.

DSTO to work with “best and brightest” in Brisbane

The Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) Brisbane office, based at the Queensland Centre for Advanced Technologies (QCAT), has been officially opened by the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Defence, the Hon Peter Lindsay MP.

Tomorrow’s exploration and mining sensed today

The newly released edition of earthmatters, the magazine of CSIRO Exploration & Mining, looks at the increasingly important role of sensing and sensors in an industry that is critical to the future prosperity of Australia.

Chinese Vice Premier “impressed” by CSIRO

CSIRO’s research facilities at the Queensland Centre for Advanced Technologies (QCAT) hosted a visit by Vice Premier Zeng Peiyan of the People’s Republic of China last week.

CSIRO and Geoscience Australia join international accord

Dr Simon Cox from CSIRO Exploration & Mining and Dr Lesley Wyborn from Geoscience Australia were Australia’s representatives among 81 participants from 43 nations and 53 national and international bodies that met for a workshop in Brighton UK from 12 to 16 March.

CSIRO scientist wins award to work with NASA

Dr Brent McInnes from CSIRO Exploration & Mining in Perth has received the Fulbright Business/Industry (Coral Sea) Award.

World authority praises new geology publication

Dr Anthony J. Naldrett, the world’s foremost authority on the geology and origin of nickel-copper-platinum group element deposits, has described a new volume edited by CSIRO’s Dr Stephen Barnes in glowing terms.

Modelling the future of exploration and mining

The newly released November/December edition of earthmatters, the magazine of CSIRO Exploration & Mining, explains how advances in modelling and visualisation techniques are changing the face of the industry.

The next big thing explained – Interoperability Week in Canberra

A joint media release from CSIRO and Geoscience Australia.

Earth Science in Western Australia

Western Australia is booming on the back of its vast resource wealth.  But where will the next generation of Geoscientists to discover and manage our mineral and petroleum wealth come from?

CSIRO signs international coal research agreement in Japan

A three-way coal research and development Joint Statement was signed in Tokyo on Wednesday, September 5.

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