CSIRO Mining News

Virtual Flotation Cells Stir up Industry Interest

When it comes to separating valuable minerals from gangue, the minerals industry is perpetually striving for greater operational efficiency. But given the enormous difficulties of running physical experiments using industrial-scale flotation cells, one group of […]

CSIRO to hold minerals processing conference

The CSIRO’s Minerals Down Under Flagship will hold a three-day conference in Melbourne next week focussing on the benefits of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modelling in minerals processing technology….more at Australian Mining

Bucyrus Signs Global Licensing Agreement, CSIRO

Bucyrus and Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) today signed a non-exclusive worldwide license agreement which gives its customers access to LASC (Longwall Automation Steering Committee) technology.

Bucyrus signs on to LASC

BUCYRUS Australia has signed a non-exclusive worldwide licensing agreement with CSIRO Exploration and Mining today, giving the original equipment manufacturer access to CSIRO’s LASC longwall automation technology……more at International Longwall News

GRD Minproc Re-opens Office in Brisbane

GRD Minproc has re-opened an office in Brisbane and has attracted a very strong process engineering group including: Dr Nigel Ricketts, formerly of CSIRO, Pasminco and BHP Dr Greg Harbort, well known from JK Tech […]

Australian Report Warns Of Deep-Sea Mining Concerns

A new Australian study on seabed resource mining raises concerns that unknown risks pose a potential problem for this emerging industry, The National reports. The report released Friday by Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research […]

Electronic ear guides mining drill

CSIRO scientists with the Minerals Down Under National Research Flagship have successfully used an electronic listening post to track and control a drill operating more than 300 metres below the Earth’s surface…more at Australian Mining

Electronic ear guides mining drill

CSIRO scientists with the Minerals Down Under National Research Flagship have successfully used an electronic listening post to track and control a drill operating more than 300 metres below the Earth’s surface…more at Australian Mining

Silver recovery

The section on processing silver ores also had to go. This noted that Hochschild’s Ares mine is expanding the size of its plant and has ordered five additional Gekko Systems’ InLine Leach Reactors (ILR5000 Batch […]