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Material Place: Reconsidering Australian Landscapes brings together artists who are thinking through the materiality and representation of the Australian landscape.

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The mining sector is lucrative and influential and is crying out for students, write Mark Hoffman and Paul Hagan.

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Coal mining and possibly groundwater extraction are responsible for the recent drying out of Thirlmere Lakes in the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, a new UNSW report concludes.

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Worse-than-expected business investment in both manufacturing and mining provides another nod towards secular stagnation, writes Richard Holden.

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​From autonomous mining to missions to capture asteroids for fuel – all will be discussed this week at the 3rd International Future Mining Conference in Sydney.

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We need to ensure that environmental and social safeguards are in place before commercial deep seabed mining operations begin, writes Aline Jaeckel.

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UNSW researchers have used a new water-tracing technology in the Sydney Basin for the first time to determine how groundwater moves in the different layers of rock below the surface.

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Companies that use biodiversity offsetting need to develop better ways to deliver biodiversity gains that are genuine, additional, permanent and fair to local communities, writes Malika Virah-Sawmy.

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A team of UNSW engineering students has successfully designed, built and launched an unmanned high-altitude balloon as part of a global challenge, travelling roughly one-third of the distance to space.

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Economic development cannot be the sole or even the main consideration when judging the legitimacy of planning and development regulations, write Patrick Harris and Peter Sainsbury. 

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