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FINDING ways to target mineral deposits in remote and deeply covered areas, such as in WA’s often thick regolith cover, has been a major motivating factor in collaborative research between Australian and US scientists.
AN ENGINEER and an environmental scientist have designed an industrial estate using sustainability principles.
SCIENTISTS have found applying a soft metal layer before welding hard metals can act as a sufficient buffer to address fatigue behaviour in welded metal.
RESEARCH exploring the Asia Pacific region with a Global Energy Market model (GEM) has assessed the challenges and opportunities as population, income and energy demand continue to increase.
THE Mid West’s potential to grow micro algae is being explored by US-based biotechnology company Aurora Algae in conjunction with the Durack Institute of Technology in Geraldton.
THE Geological Survey of Western Australia has confirmed that the remains of a small continent, about the size of Japan, is embedded in central Western Australia.
SCHOOL girls in Geraldton have recently taken part in educational workshops with the Robogals engineering team who were in town with the Mid West Youth Science Forum.
AN ongoing Fly-In Fly-Out (FIFO) study undertaken by Murdoch University has found employee commitment is not linked to turnover within the industry.
AN AUSTRALIAN expert on mining sustainability has highlighted some of the key environmental aspects for West Australia, as the state moves closer to its first uranium mine.
WESTERN Australian based company Magellan Power has developed a unique device to address electricity fluctuations that occur with some alternative energy technologies.