There’s a lot of technological progress required before off-Earth mining operations can be considered feasible.
Off-earth mining will be crucial if the dream of building cities in space is to become a reality.
Mineral & Mining Engineering is the University’s highest ranking subject, moving up two places to third in the world.
UNSW Engineering stories this year were filled with great discoveries, including the missing jigsaw piece in quantum computing to a new way of making green ammonia.
UNSW's School of Mining Engineering is hosting free information seminars for high-school students where they can find out about 15 new scholarships worth more than $700,000.
UNSW and industry are offering $1.14 million in new scholarships for mining engineering students to avert a looming industry shortage in three years.