Current projects

The summary details of the current MRIWA research projects are shown below:

Project Name Research Provider   Completion Date
M431 Ground Support Systems Optimisations (GSSO) Australian Centre for Geomechanics 1 May 2017
M432 Validation and standardisation of sequential leaching tests to better predict the impact of mining on ground and surface water quality. ChemCentre 1 March 2017
M436 Distal Footprint of Giant Ore Systems: Capricorn WA Case Study CSIRO 1 November 2017
M437 Bayer Precipitation & Alumina Quality CSIRO 1 January 2017
M441 CRC ORE II CRC ORE 1 July 2021
M446 4D Evolution of WA Ore Systems (WA4D): Re-Os Sulfide Geochemistry Curtin University 16 May 2019
M448 4D Evolution of WA Ore Systems (WA4D): Rutile – Pathfinder to Ores Curtin University 1 June 2018
M449 DROP PROBE SYSTEM – RC LWD (Reverse Circulation Log-While-Drilling) Globaltech Corporation 1 June 2017
M450 Feasibility of Electrokinetic In-Situ Leaching University of Western Australia 1 December 2017
M451 Establishing Leaching Environmental Impact Assessment Tools in the Development of a WA Framework for By-product Re-use and Classification ChemCentre 1 March 2018
M452 Pathways to high grade gold: 3D gradient mapping of mineral systems CSIRO 1 December 2016
M458 A novel direct leach approach to extract Platinum group metals (PGM) from the Panton Sill PGM deposit in the Kimberley region of WA Curtin University 1 May 2019
M462 Multi-scaled near surface exploration using ultrafine soils CSIRO 1 June 2018
M464 Rock properties to predict rockburst vulnerability in three dimensions Australian Centre for Geomechanics 1 November 2020
M465 Deep crustal-scale structure, geological evolution and multi-commodity prospectivity analysis in the Halls Creek Orogen, Kimberley region, Western Australia University of Western Australia 1 November 2018
M467 Mineralogical and lithological controls on REE distribution in the Argyle diamond deposit Curtin University 31 March 2018
M470 Mineral systems on the margin of cratons: Albany-Fraser Orogen / Eucla Basement case study Curtin University 1 May 2019
M476 An Integrated Multi-Scale Study of Crustal Structure and Prospectivity of the Eastern Yilgarn Craton and Adjacent Albany-Fraser Orogen Centre for Exploration Targeting UWA 1 April 2019
M477 Molten Salt Mineral Processing Technology University of South Australia 1 December 2018
M479 Solution Purification and Valuable By-products Formation during the Production of Battery-Grade Lithium from Micas Murdoch University 30 July 2017
M484 M459 Extension- Magmatic sulfide mineral potential in the East Kimberley CSIRO 30 April 2017
M485 GE.VIEW.WA – Developing New Tools and Resources for Benchmarking Grade Engineering® Opportunity for the WA Gold Mining Industry CRC ORE 1 July 2017