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Clean copper concentrates for the world

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Professor Nigel Cook has written an article about his research into cleaning copper concentrates to increase their quality, for the mining journal Australian Resources and Investment.

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Commercialising alumina refining using solar heat

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An Australian research team led by Professor Gus Nathan, Director of the Centre for Energy Technology, at the University of Adelaide have demonstrated for the first time, a novel solar reactor for calcining alumina, a process which typically takes place at around 950C.

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Exciting new scholarship and job opportunities in critical minerals

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The University of Adelaide is developing research strength in the area of critical minerals.

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Dr Kathryn Amos receives 2020 SACOME award

Dr Kathryn Amos

Congratulations to Dr Kathryn Amos, Head of the Australian School of Petroleum and Energy Resources (ASPER), at the University of Adelaide, who has received the 2020 South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy (SACOME) Exceptional Woman in Resources Award.

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Benefits of collaborative research with MinEx CRC outlined in new case study

MinEx CRC case study

Professor Alan Collins from the Department of Earth Sciences is leading a University of Adelaide collaboration with the MinEx CRC’s National Drilling Initiative (NDI). 'Data generated by the NDI will attract exploration investment to Australia', Professor Collins says. Read the new IMER case study for more information.

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Call for participation: Australia-China Joint Research Centre for Hydrogen Energy

Hydrogen JRC

The University of Adelaide and Tianjin University are leading an Australia-China Joint Research Centre proposal for a Joint Research Centre for Hydrogen Energy (JRC-HE). The centre aims to address critical problems for the commercialisation of a Hydrogen Energy for both countries, ranging from hydrogen production and scaling up, to the end-use of hydrogen and associated techno-economic analysis. We are now seeking research partners and feedback on the Joint Research Centre for Hydrogen Energy Prospectus, before the end of July 2020.

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HiTeMP-2 videos now available

HiTeMP-2 videos

Livestream videos of the HiTeMP-2 Forum that was held in Adelaide from March 16-18, at the National Wine Centre, are now available to view. The forum brought together leading experts, from around the world, in a blended virtual and actual forum, dedicated to the transition of heavy industry to the new low-carbon economy.

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AuScope fund to unlock the secrets of Curnamona Province

Curnamona Province

Professor Graham Heinson, Director of the Mawson Geo Centre, and Deputy Director IMER, at the University of Adelaide, in collaboration with the Australian National University and the University of Melbourne, have recently been funded $1 Million by AuScope, the Earth Sciences NCRIS Capability to undertake a major new geophysics program across the Curnamona Province in South Australia and New South Wales.

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ADI research grant success for Prof Graham Heinson

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Congratulations to Professor Graham Heinson, Director of the Mawson Geo Centre and Deputy Director of the Institute for Mineral and Energy Resources (IMER) at the University of Adelaide, in being a research partner on two South Australian Government Accelerated Discovery Initiative (ADI) grants.

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ARC Training Centre scholarships available

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Join the ARC Training Centre for Integrated Operations for Complex Resources and help deliver the vital enabling tools – advanced sensors, data analytics and Artificial Intelligence – for automated, integrated and optimised mining.

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