Mining3 to drive industry change

TWO Australian leaders in mining research – CRCMining and CSIRO Mineral Resources – have joined forces to create mining innovation powerhouse, Mining3. Headquartered in Brisbane, Mining3 integrates all CRCMining activities and CSIRO’s hard rock mining research capability into a single, industry-focused entity.

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$50 trillion needed to meet energy demand

GLOBAL energy markets will need around $50 trillion in new investment to fund expected growth in energy demand over the next two decades, according to Rio Tinto non-executive director and former CSIRO chief executive Dr Megan Clark. The energy market is expected to grow by 40% through until 2035 with that higher consumption continuing to rely in part on baseload fossil fuels.

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Optimism emerges for mining

THE global mining industry has endured a difficult few years and for many mining companies, optimism has been in short supply. Persistently low commodity prices, waning demand and tightening capital and credit markets have been squeezing the industry.

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Apps can power the mining industry

For many years, the mining industry has relied on two-way radio communication to support daily operations, but a new era of applications-based innovation is giving radio communication new relevance within the mining sector, writes Martin Chappell, general manager – radio channels, Motorola Solutions Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands.

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