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"We look forward to working together in pursuit of sustainable prosperity for our city, state, nation and world."Prof Michael Goodsite, Interim Director IMER


Transforming the heavy industrial sector to a low carbon future

Companies are invited to partner in a new proposal to the Australian Government to form a Heavy Industry Low-carbon Transition Cooperative Research Centre (HILT CRC) to expedite the decarbonisation of Australia’s heavy industrial processes and produce materials vital to the local and global economies at lower costs and in more sustainable ways. Prospectus now available.

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Nigel Cook presents at Global ROAR

Professor Nigel Cook, Director of the PRIF Integrated Mining Consortium, was a presenter at Amira’s Global Remote Operations Automation and Robotics Day (Global ROAR), which was held on Saturday October 10, 2020.



ASPER excels at industry co-authorships

The Australian School of Petroleum and Energy Resources (ASPER) reveals 29.8% of research publications were co-authored by industry partners, published between 2017-20. 



Space research centre renamed after Australian astronaut

The Andy Thomas Centre for Space Resources is the new title for the University of Adelaide centre spearheading how to optimise the sustainable use of off-Earth resources.



HILT CRC bid prospectus updated for round 2

The HILT CRC bid prospectus has been updated, as the team heads for round two of the bid. Download the prospectus from the CET website.