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The Centre for Exploration Targeting (CET) undertakes fundamental and applied research to improve the rate and quality of mineral exploration success.

The Centre for Exploration Targeting (CET)
is a unique applied research enterprise focusing on increasing the discovery rate in mineral exploration and the quality of discoveries without relying on substantial increases in exploration expenditure.

The CET endeavours to bridge the gap between current research output and the needs of industry technology created by the recent profound changes in the mining industry worldwide. This gap provides a market opportunity for the CET to successfully undertake applied research and produce innovation outcomes which deliver practical integrated targeting tools and techniques to improve the risk: reward ratio in exploration.

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CET a partner in the new $215 million MinEx CRC

Intergrated Exploration Platform​

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Industry Linkage

The CET’s objective of engaging with the Minerals Industry and allied thought leaders globally is achieved by effective linkage with industry. The CET also works to add value to our business partners through our various collaborative research, training and information dissemination programs.

This approach allows us to maintain the balance between fundamental and applied research outputs by ensuring that our fundamental research is aligned with application in industry.
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Training & Knowledge Transfer

The Centre for Exploration Targeting (CET) focuses on training the next generation of geoscientists to combine fundamental and applied research and to comfortably span the boundary between the minerals industry and academia.
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Development Geoscience and Government Linkages

The CET works with a wide range of Government agencies in Australia and around the world to achieve goals in fundamental and applied research, capacity building, and pre-competitive geoscience data collection and analysis.
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Latest News & Events

The Centre for Exploration Targeting (CET) has regular events scheduled to showcase its innovative and cutting-edge research.
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