Tag: CSIRO

Occupational Health & Safety

The impact of megatrends on WHS and workers’ compensation policy

The rise of the ‘gig economy’, emerging technologies, and an aging workforce raise numerous questions in the context of work health and safety (WHS) and workers’ compensation. There are concerns that current policy and regulatory frameworks may not be adequate or appropriate for the ‘workforce of the future’. But, until recently, such a workforce has…

14 Nov 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Mining & Resources

A snapshot of the Hunter Valley Longwall conference

Longwall 2015 is Australia's premier underground coal event and in the lead up to the conference next month we asked three of the speakers to share a brief snapshot (without giving too much away!) of what they will be covering in their respective presentations. Who: Dr. Sebastian Mundry, Manager Longwall Automation & Engineering, Caterpillar Global…

21 Sep 2015, by Test1 Test1

Transport & Logistics

It’s time for broadband on trains in Australia!

Informa recently held its 2nd annual Telecommunications and Train Control Forum in Sydney. Prof. Ren Ping Liu, Principal Scientist at CSIRO kicked off discussion for the two day forum addressing the topic of broadband on trains, the motivations and challenges that this presents and how we might be able to address some of these challenges…

3 Sep 2015, by Test1 Test1

Mining & Resources

What are the promising techniques for South Africa’s iron ore evaluation and production?

Africa is showing great promise in its strategies to approach ferrous metal beneficiation to maximise the utility of existing ore deposits. South Africa is leading the way after President Jacob Zuma announced an official government strategy in 2011, stating 'beneficiation was a priority in order for the country to ‘reap the full benefits of its…

17 Feb 2015, by Test1 Test1