News: Energy, mining and resources

Harnessing low cost, sustainable, activated carbon from waste

Hands holding activated carbon

In what is believed to be a world-first, an Adelaide-based start-up has developed a new, low cost, sustainable method of producing activated carbon.

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What's really going on during fracking

What's really going on during fracking

How do fluids such as water, gas and petroleum move in the earth?

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Solar thermal for mineral processing

Solar Sand STEM Magaldi

It is a fact that in a country like Australia, dominated by the primary production of commodities such as iron ore, copper and alumina, the industrial processes that produce these for export account for around half of our energy consumption.

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Solar for hydrogen production

Hydrogen-powered truck

Imagine 10 years from today, an underground mine, where waste water is continuously pumped out to keep it dry. University of Adelaide researchers are looking into ways to build a better world, and turn this nuisance into a fuel source through hydrogen fuelled vehicles!  

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Taking charge

Taking charge

New energy sources and a growing demand for electric vehicles are driving demand for energy storage.

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Extracting more value from mining

Digital mining graphic

Smart integration of technology across the industry to increase value and sustainability.

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Fuelling the future with food waste

Fuelling the future with food waste

Solar technology turning food waste into low-emission liquid fuel.

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