The mining sector is lucrative and influential and is crying out for students, write Mark Hoffman and Paul Hagan.
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.
Worse-than-expected business investment in both manufacturing and mining provides another nod towards secular stagnation, writes Richard Holden.
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.
We need to ensure that environmental and social safeguards are in place before commercial deep seabed mining operations begin, writes Aline Jaeckel.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Australia's mining boom and its impact on Aboriginal communities will be the focus of a free public forum tonight at UNSW.