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Earth’s oldest stable crust in the Pilbara craton formed by cyclic gravitational overturns

May 01, 2018

The remote Pilbara region of northern Western Australia is one of Earth’s oldest blocks of continental crust, and we now think we know how it formed, as explained in research published in Nature Geoscience - 16 April 2018 and in The Conversation.

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CET a partner in the new $215 million MinEx CRC

Apr 10, 2018

The MinEx CRC has been granted $50 million to boost for mineral exploration research in Australia, and this funding is backed up by industry and the research partners by a further $165 million. The CET and School of Earth Sciences will be represented by Mark Jessell and Mark Lindsay who jointly lead the Automated 3D Modelling Project which will be developing new techniques to reduce the time taken from receiving drilling data to constructing probabilistic and objective geological models.

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CET wins a major Australia Award to conduct Mineral and Energy Economics courses in South Africa and Australia

Jan 18, 2018

CET in partnership with the University of Witwatersrand (Wits) in South Africa has won a major Federal Government Australia Award for the provision of a yearly eight-week program in Mineral and Energy Economics over the period 2018 – 2022.

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New Collaboration between the CET - UWA and Rio Tinto Iron Ore

Dec 21, 2017

The upcoming engagement, dubbed Data Fusion Projects, will see a $3.6 million investment to continue the development of 3D geological modelling and image analysis. The UWA team will be led by Professor Holden and Dr Daniel Wedge, while Rio Tinto’s team will be led by Superintendent Geologist Mr Thomas Green.

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CET has completed another successful Members' Day

Dec 11, 2017

CET has completed another successful Members’ Day held at the state of the art Business School Building at UWA Crawley Campus. The day provided a great opportunity for networking and keeping abreast of the exciting research currently happening at the Centre.

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Medal Award for Dr. Tony Kemp

Nov 23, 2017

Dr Tony Kemp has been awarded the DA Brown Medal by the Research School of Earth Sciences, ANU, for contributions to geology.

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Long-term forecast of Australia’s mineral production and revenue - The outlook for gold: 2017-2057 - By Richard Schodde - October 2017

Oct 16, 2017

Special study commissioned by the Australian government and industry by MinEx Consulting, October 2017.

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