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The Benefits of Hyperspectral Data Imaging for Mine Mapping

The Benefits of Hyperspectral Data Imaging for Mine Mapping Hyperspectral data imaging is revolutionising mine mapping, and will only continue to improve in the future. The benefits far outweigh the costs, especially when compared to traditional on-foot greenfield exploration.  If

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Why is Mining in Australia so Popular?

Why is Mining in Australia so Popular? Historically, mining has always been one of the backbones of Australia’s economy. But as other founding industries have become less relevant over time, mining continues to thrive. Despite Australia seemingly embracing a technology

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Mesothelioma Caused By Asbestos: A Complete Guide

Mesothelioma Caused By Asbestos: A Complete Guide Asbestos was used as a cheap, multi-purpose material throughout most of the 20th Century. Unfortunately, what people didn’t realise was that the handy mineral lurking in many of their households was actually deadly

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Greenfield vs Brownfield Exploration

Greenfield Vs Brownfield Exploration Mining is one of Australia’s most important industries, but have you found yourself wondering how new mine sites are found?  There are two broad strategies for locating new prospective mining sites: greenfield vs brownfield exploration. Read

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Asbestos In Popcorn Ceiling? Fact Or Myth

Asbestos In Popcorn Ceiling? Fact Or Myth ‘Popcorn ceilings’ are a common feature in homes built between the 1950’s and the 1980’s. In the years since, they’ve gained a reputation for containing asbestos.  If you work in the construction industry

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Hyperspectral Imaging In The Food Industry

Hyperspectral Imaging In The Food Industry While quality control is a major consideration for every production business, it is a particular concern in the food industry. Here, even slight changes in colour and chemical make-up can have a major impact

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Not Out of the Woods yet: A Reflection on Last Year’s Timber Shortage and the Importance of Quality Screening

You may remember that for much of last year, Australia was experiencing a serious timber shortage. Wood prices skyrocketed because there wasn’t enough of it – leading some to call for the Federal Government to extend their home-building assistance program. While the crisis has subsided for now, there are some vital lessons to be learnt if you want to have the best chance of remaining profitable if a similar crisis happens again.

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Dangers Of Asbestos – Everything You Need To Know

Asbestos is a mineral formed by a natural process, and is made up of tiny, microscopic fibres. These flexible fibres are resistant to electricity, heat and corrosion, making them a useful mineral used in construction. In this article, we will look at the dangers of asbestos and how you can safely protect yourself when working with it.

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Here Comes The Next Gold Rush

As growing global economic uncertainty rises, the price of Gold has surged to its highest price in decades at over US $2000 per ounce. Rising by approx. 17% in the last 12 months, Gold is seen as a stable and valuable investment amidst stock market volatility, global currency fluctuations, and the looming threat of inflation. With this recent Gold rush, it is more important than ever to ensure you’re getting the best value for your products.

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Seed Quality Testing Promises A Bumper Harvest

don’t come up a cropper – seed quality testing promises a bumper harvest Crop health and yield are highly influenced by seed quality.  Low-quality seeds lead to weak seedlings and slow germination.  Agricultural seed testing can prevent challenges like cold

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An Essential Guide To XRF Detection Limits

Taking It To The Limit: An Essential Guide To XRF Detection Limits The most important characteristic of an analytical procedure is the limit of detection, particularly in the analyses of toxic substances in the environment. The detection limit of X-Ray

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