RESEARCH IN RESOURCES

Through Queensland’s leading research and academic powerhouses, the quest for the next big discovery is never-ending. While ensuring a bright and prosperous future for the resources exploration industry has never been more important. Discover a world of new data in the minerals, coal, petroleum and new technologies industries in Queensland.

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Strong economic value lies in North West Minerals Province

July 16th, 2020|Exploration Industry News, Industry Publications, Latest news, Minerals Research, Mining Industry News, New Technologies Research, Qld Research in Resources|

The Queensland Exploration Council (QEC) has welcomed a new report which highlights the vast mineral resource value and economic potential of the North-West Minerals Province and wider Northern Queensland area. Released today, the Repowering the [...]

GSQ-UQ Webinar Series – Metal Isotopes in Ore Deposits and Applications to Exploration

June 12th, 2020|Minerals Research, Qld Research in Resources, Queensland Exploration Gateway|

On 11 June UQ through its Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMi) and the Geological Survey of Queensland co-hosted an online workshop. This seminar discuss metal isotopes in ore deposits and applications to exploration. Metal isotopes provide [...]

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Collaborative approach identifies top priorities for minerals exploration

June 9th, 2020|Exploration Industry News, Exploration Success, Gas Industry News, Government, Latest news, Minerals Research, Mining Industry News, Qld Research in Resources, Thought Leadership in Resources|

The Queensland minerals exploration sector is set to strengthen its research and development capability through shared priorities developed by the Queensland Government Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy, the Queensland Exploration Council (QEC), University [...]

Robots kicking goals for Queensland

November 18th, 2019|Exploration Industry News, Mining Industry News, New Technologies Research, The Gateway, Thought Leadership in Resources|

When Brisbane mechanical engineer Jeff Sterling founded Universal Fields Robots his goal was to bring fully-autonomous robots with industrial-scale capabilities to the marketplace. In 2019 – with the latest addition to the company’s prize cupboard [...]

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Positives in our ability to manufacture minerals

November 4th, 2019|Investment Insights, Latest news, Minerals Research, New Data, Qld Research in Resources, Queensland Exploration Gateway, Thought Leadership in Resources|

From "The Conversation" by Anita Parbhakar-Fox, Paul Gow, Sustainable Minerals Institute, University of Queensland Last month, scientists uncovered a mineral called Edscottite. Minerals are solid, naturally occurring substances that are not living, such as quartz or haematite. This [...]

TECHNICAL PRESENTATIONS BY GEOLOGY EXPERTS IN QUEENSLAND

The Queensland Exploration Council (QEC) holds its annual Technical Forum each year before the first semester of tertiary education kicks off. This popular and well regarded forum provides a platform for the sharing of the latest information and technology in the exploration field, featuring a wide selection of highly regarded exploration industry experts. A selection of presentations are available below.

2020 QEC TECHNICAL FORUM PRESENTATIONS:

2019 QEC TECHNICAL FORUM PRESENTATIONS: