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Total: 52 items

Diesel emissions research now available

The results of two research projects into nano diesel particulate matter (nDPM) were outlined at a free information session hosted by the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety on…

Published: 29 July 2019

Proposed Revised Research Priority Plan Consultation

MRIWA is proposing to revise its research priority plan and is inviting written submissions on the revised plan, located here. The Research Priority Plan describes the medium to long term…

Published: 19 June 2019

New technology for battery grade lithium production

Lithium extraction technology could be developed to convert a plentiful unused resource into high grade lithium and valuable by-products in the future with promising results revealed in a recent report.…

Published: 18 June 2019

MRIWA joins CRM4EV to address growing electric vehicles market

The State Government, through the Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia (MRIWA), has been accepted into one of the International Energy Agency’s Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Technology Collaboration programmes. Critical…

Published: 30 April 2019

FBI CRC given the green light

The Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre (FBI CRC) has been given the green light with Federal Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, the Hon Karen Andrews, announcing the successful…

Published: 10 April 2019

Workforce 2025 Event

METSIgnited in partnership with the Federal Government’s Department of Industry, Innovation and Science are holding learning events all over Australia for METS company leaders and executives to improve their position, gain confidence,…

Published: 20 February 2019

Two Tech Talks – Thursday 28 February

We are pleased to be holding two Tech Talks on Thursday 28 February at Mineral House. The first talk on the JORC code will be presented by Dr Jacqui Coombes…

Published: 15 February 2019

Round 7 of CRC-P grants opened

The new round of the CRC-P has opened with an additional $20m specifically focussed on critical minerals. Close of the round is March 28 2019, 5pm AEDT. All info can be…

Published: 15 February 2019

McGowan Government releases economic review of MRIWA

The McGowan Government today released the report into the Economic Impact of the Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia (MRIWA) demonstrating the significant value to the State of Western Australia…

Published: 8 February 2019

Future Battery Industry Strategy Launched

The State Government has today launched the Western Australian Future Battery Industry Strategy to grow the State into a world-leading exporter of future battery minerals, materials, technologies and expertise. MRIWA is…

Published: 31 January 2019

Our new CEO

The State Government announced Nicole Roocke as the new MRIWA CEO today. The members of the MRIWA Board, committees and management team are looking forward to supporting Nicole in her…

Published: 27 November 2018
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