Keep up to date with what is happening in the world surrounding the minerals and energy sector.
Posted on 06 Sep 2012
Earth science is all around us. It means different things to different people but it influences our lives on a daily basis, and many of us barely notice it.
Geoscience Australia is looking for a collection of ‘Top GeoShots’ to display throughout Earth Science Week, 14 – 20...
Posted on 05 Sep 2012
The University of Queensland students are gaining advanced skills in preparation for jobs in the booming mining sector, thanks to the University's Newcrest Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Laboratory.
Established last year, the Newcrest HVAC lab, provides engineering educators...
Posted on 03 Sep 2012
A mobile ‘app’ developed online and involving collaboration across four states has been crowned the education category winner at the Australian ‘Mobi Awards’.
The ‘Oresome World’ app was developed by the Queensland Resources Council in an online collaboration...
Posted on 17 Aug 2012
Our new 'Oresome World' educational iPad app is a finalist in the 2012 Australian Mobile Awards!
Oresome World is an interactive iPad game that takes the user on a journey of discovery through the Energy and Mining industry. Users can view the related media, study the fact sheets, complete quizzes...
Posted on 23 Jul 2012
Project ResQu brings together the nation's top aerospace experts from Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Boeing Research & Technology-Australia, Boeing subsidiary Insitu Pacific and CSIRO.
Associate Professor Duncan Campbell, Director of the Australian Research Centre for Aerospace...
Posted on 16 Jul 2012
Hastings Deering, Caterpillar dealer for Queensland and the Northern Territory, is now accepting apprentice applications for 2013. With over 200 places available, Hastings Deering is one of the region's largest employers of apprentices. The high number of places on offer is due to the company's...
Posted on 04 Apr 2012
What would happen to the world if we did not have the rare industrial metals and rare earth metals? This video is in German but still translates a very clear message.
To view: The World Without Metals
Posted on 01 Mar 2012
An Indian born engineer currently working in Australia has developed an innovative technology which uses waste rubber and plastic to make steel.
Dr Veena Sahajwalla, director of Sustainable Materials Research and Technology at the University of New South Wales, says the new technology also lowers...