News: Energy, mining and resources
With the goal of developing a sustainable graphene-based industry in Australia and world-wide, the team at the University of Adelaide’s ARC Graphene Research Hub has made several significant breakthroughs in graphene manufacturing and utilisation.
Unearthing rare earths: Why mining critical metals is vital to our future, and why Australia is well placed to profit.
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.
How do fluids such as water, gas and petroleum move in the earth?
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.
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!
Smart integration of technology across the industry to increase value and sustainability.
Solar technology turning food waste into low-emission liquid fuel.