Innovative mining technologies available for licensing or partnering

Review a selection of our technology briefs below, or download our Innovation Pipeline for a list of all available physical sciences technologies.

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Sustainable and Eco-friendly remediation of bauxite residue

Sustainable bio-remediation of alkaline bauxite residues via microbial pH neutralisation

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Removal of radioactive contamination in mining

Efficient process for the removal or reduction of radionuclide contamination in a wide range of complex ore bodies and tailings, including those containing lithium, rare earth elements and copper.

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New approach to copper production

On-mine site environmentally friendly copper production, avoiding high temperature smelting process.

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Improved off-the-road wheels

Safer wheels for pneumatic tyres for off-road earth moving and mining vehicles.

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High voltage pulse power separation system

Integrated separator system & process for preconcentration of materials using high voltage pulse power.

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Froth flotation measuring sensor

An in-situ device to accurately measure frother concentration in a flotation cell to increase efficiency, yield and revenue of a mining process.

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Quantum link verification

This technology ensures trust in the structural integrity of a physical link between two nodes in a communication network; for example, servers in a data centre or nodes of a secure line connection.

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Gold Recovery from Electronic Waste

An in-situ device to accurately measure frother concentration in a flotation cell to increase efficiency, yield and revenue of a mining process.

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Extracting Queensland’s Rare Earth Elements Sustainably

A simple and economical method to extract neodymium oxide concentrate.

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Impurity Control in Rare Earth Element Processing

A simple technique to selectively precipitate lanthanum from an REE processing route.

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Dr Colin Davies

Head of Physical Sciences

Dr Derick Gyabeng

Commercialisation Associate, Physical Sciences

Innovation Pipelines

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