Who We Are
The vision of IMER is to enable the efficient and sustainable use and development of the world's mineral and energy resources for the benefit of society, industry and the environment.
IMER's mission is to be globally recognised as a centre of excellence for fundamental and applied research, innovation, and technology transfer in mineral and energy resources.
- Advance the science and technology needed to enhance the ability to prospect, discover and extract mineral and energy resources, including petroleum and geothermal resources;
- Advance the science and technology needed to lower the cost and enhance cleaner energy generation, storage, transmission and utilisation of energy;
- Increase the energy efficiency and reduce the impact of industrial processes, especially those related to mining and mineral processing;
- Maximise the social and economic benefits of mineral and energy resource developments across regions, states, national and international communities;
- Advance the prevention, assessment and remediation of environmental impacts of mineral and energy resource developments.