Key Australian mining, government and academic representatives will examine challenges facing the minerals industry for the next decade as part of a UQ panel discussion at Brisbane Customs House tomorrow, July 15.

14 July 2011

Research at The University of Queensland has helped a Japanese company stay at the industry forefront of environmentally sustainable soldering and brazing products.

12 May 2011
The team behind the MetalloTek research

A new technology that promotes plant growth at mine sites previously unable to support any vegetation due to heavy metal soil contamination is being trialled by researchers at The University of Queensland (UQ) with financial support from Xstrata...

14 March 2011

UQ research is identifying ways Queensland mines can better respond to environmental challenges such as those posed by the recent floods.

16 February 2011

Australian and international mining industry leaders will today join forces to launch the new Cooperative Research Centre for Optimising Resource Extraction (CRC ORE) at the Sir James Foots building, The University of Queensland.

8 December 2010

The expansion of mining in Australian resource regions is continuing to place pressure on regional environments and communities.

18 November 2010
Professor Chris Moran, Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Greenfield, Emeritus Professor Alban Lynch, Treasurer Andrew Fraser and Dr Geoff Gault at the opening

A new University of Queensland research facility will prove that greener mining operations can be more productive.

4 June 2010

The general public are being asked to get involved in saving the koala or face a future without Queensland’s faunal emblem.

24 February 2010

The University of Queensland will host a new $17.5 million Cooperative Research Centre aimed at transforming Australia’s mineral resources.

18 December 2009

Going back to study as a mature-age student can be difficult for most people, but try doing it with a broken back.

11 December 2009

Rio Tinto and The University of Queensland have today announced the formation of the Rio Tinto Centre for Advanced Mineral Sorting to be located at the Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre in Brisbane, Australia.

4 December 2009

Anglo's Safety Risk Management Program (SRMP) developed with the help of UQ researchers, has received an award for innovation and excellence, ousting many strong competitors from a wide range of industries.

3 December 2009

UQ’s Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM) and QGC Limited have entered a three-year partnership to assist the company in meeting its social performance and sustainable development objectives in Australia and globally.

19 November 2009

The Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI), at The University of Queensland has established a professorial position of engagement, believed to be a world-first for the tertiary sector.

17 November 2009

The Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) at The University of Queensland has established a professorial position of engagement, believed to be a world-first for the tertiary sector.

17 November 2009

A group of 11 students recently became the first graduating class for UQ's Graduate Certificate in Community Relations (Resources Sector) program.

20 May 2009
Dr Richard Parsons

Australian minerals industry giants may undertake community consultation in a bid to sidestep government regulation, a University of Queensland study has found.

6 May 2009

Five talented Vietnamese researchers will share in a $1 million University of Queensland scholarship package for PhDs in UQ’s leading research institutes.

22 April 2009