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Two new Exploration Radio podcast episodes are now available!

Gold18 Update

  Gold18 will be held in Perth, 2-3 August 2018. Gold18 is aimed at geoscientists involved with gold exploration and mining and is being convened by AIG in collaboration with geosymposia.com.au. The symposium will feature: Technical sessions, keynote speakers and a poster session Early morning and afternoon tea and coffee Lunch Trade booths displaying the latest in commercial

Smart Use of Technology and Data

AIG Victoria branch will hold their annual conference on Friday 13 October 2017 on the smart and successful use of innovative technology and data.  The conference will be held at Macedon, a short country drive from Melbourne airport. This conference provides the opportunity for geoscientists who have made smart discoveries using smart technology to showcase

Tenth International Mining Geology Conference 2017: Setting new standards

This conference is the premier Australian mining geology forum and has developed strong international support since the first event in 1990.  Interested in attending, sponsoring or exhibiting at the Conference? Visit www.mininggeology.ausimm.com.au. The Tenth International Mining Geology Conference 2017 will feature a 3 day technical program of peer reviewed papers presented in multiple formats such as standard

Industry should remember its exploration success

A well-known mining consultant said at the conclusion of the Gold17@Rotorua conference recently that contrary to many views in Government and industry observers gold exploration has been a successful business. Julian Vearncombe of Perth-based SJS Resource Management, who was a principal organiser of the conference, gave the final presentation yesterday and pointed to some of

UNCOVER: A call for Australian governments to actively support a world-first initiative

‘Next generation’ of hidden mineral deposits essential to Australia’s continued prosperity and resource security: Governments urged to invest in world-first initiative Australia’s Federal and State governments have a ‘once in a lifetime’ opportunity to invest in a world-first initiative to find the ‘next generation’ of hidden mineral deposits in Australia to sustain Australia’s high level of economic

STEMCrAfT – A new University of Tasmania programme to support STEM teaching

STEMCrAfT – a new programme developed by the University of Tasmania provides assistance for teachers of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Too often teachers are required to teach science, technology, engineering or mathematics when they don’t have a background in these areas. It is prevalent in rural areas. For teachers it can be daunting and

Intellectual Property in the Mining Industry

An article by Robynne Sanders in the May 2014 issue of “Explore”, global law firm DLA Piper’s mining industry newsletter, provides an interesting discussion of  measures being taken by companies to protect their intellectual property.   For the past decade the mining boom has enabled those companies lucky enough to work in the industry to grow