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mine waste

Addressing the challenges of mine waste

A new research group at The University of Queensland’s Sustainable Minerals Institute has developed a set of geometallurgical toolkits to improve the management of waste in the mining industry. The...

Mapping the Mine Face with Artificial Intelligence

Mapping the Mine Face with Artificial Intelligence

Innovative MRIWA research shows how AI can use scanned data to differentiate ore from the waste rock, allowing each stage of the mining process to be planned more effectively in advance. The...

Predicted heat strain app is now available to calculate heat stress

App to measure predicted heat strain

Measuring and evaluating the parameters associated with predicted heat strain have always been a challenge for health and safety practitioners. A free app for calculating predicted heat strain has...

mining automation

Investigate the human aspects of mining automation

As the role of automation in the mining industry grows, researchers from The University of Queensland’s Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) have secured funding from the mining industry to undertake...

Coronavirus vaccine

Glencore supports COVID-19 Vaccine

Glencore has provided a $725,000 capital injection to the University of Queensland (UQ) to support the reduction of time to market for the COVID-19 vaccine The project supported by Glencore uses...

red mud

Major funding boost for red mud rehabilitation

University of Queensland research into the eco-engineering of mine waste to a useful soil has received over $1.2 million in government and industry funding. The project Breaking critical...