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Tectonic time-lapse: One billion years of Earth’s history in 40 seconds

Map showing distribution of continental crust

It’s not often you can click play and watch deep time unspool before your eyes. Read more

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Professor Alan Collins awarded the SW Carey Medal

alan collins at cave creek

IMER congratulates Professor Alan Collins, Department of Earth Sciences, on this well deserved recognition.

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Meteorites may have brought water to Earth in the recent past

meteorite in space

Dr Lucy McGee from the Department of Earth Sciences at the University Adelaide is co-author on a new paper published in Science on the 8 January 2021.

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200+ critical mineral investments in Australia's updated prospectus

The 2020 edition of the Australian Critical Minerals Prospectus has been released by the federal government. It contains more than 200 potential critical mineral projects, and is aimed at encouraging investors to invest in Australia and develop the resources here.

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Mine of information

student mining site visit

EDUCATION, TRAINING ‘CRUCIAL’
The Advertiser - Saturday, 9 May 2020

Universities and the mining industry are working closely together to ensure the workforce has the skilled workers required to analyse, experiment and improve, as well as provide pathways for graduates between study and employment.

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2018 IMER Annual Report

Read the newly published 2018 IMER Annual Report.

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Centre to unlock future of space exploration

A new centre at the University of Adelaide will focus on solving the challenge of making long-term space exploration viable.

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Shaping the future of Australia's mining operations

complex processing

The University of Adelaide will lead a new national mining research and training centre utilising advanced technologies that will help to shape the future of Australia’s mining operations.

The Australian Government today announced $3.7 million funding for the new Australian Research Council Industrial Transformation Training Centre for Integrated Operations for Complex Resources.

Funded with another $2 million plus $6.8 million in-kind support from research and industry organisations, the $12.5 million centre will deliver enabling tools and train the next generation of scientists and engineers in advanced sensors, data analytics and artificial intelligence to increase value in mining and processing of complex resources.  Read full story
 

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New Research Consortium Boost to Mining Sector

Technology

Advanced technologies, including the Industrial Internet of Things, will be used by a new research consortium being launched today to help boost South Australia’s copper production and develop globally competitive mining technology services sector in the state.

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New project to boost copper extraction from sub-economic deposits

Copper

IMER has been awarded a new project to extract copper and other minerals from sub-economic deposits.  $2.8m awarded by the Australian Government’s Co-operative Research Centre Projects (CRC-P) Scheme to a collaboration led by Environmental Copper Recovery SA Pty Ltd and including researchers from the University of Adelaide.

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