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Spotting quality gold assets early

Mar 05, 2015

Recent CET Geoscience Honours Graduate, Matthew Kanakis, produces a landmark study which will interest both gold explorers and investors equally. The outcome, put simply shows that instead of costs falling as mine grade increased; there was no easily discernible relationship between costs and grade despite the abundance of cost and grade data in the study (which covered the information reported by companies throughout the July to September and October to December periods in 2013).

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UNCOVER, towards the future of Australian exploration

Mar 04, 2015

THIS week Allan Trench acts as unofficial messenger for the ground-breaking UNCOVER initiative – seeking to unlock the hidden mineral wealth across the unexplored frontiers of Australia. Strictly Boardroom suspects that many readers would have already heard of the UNCOVER initiative, an emerging collaborative effort being championed across industry, state and federal geoscience organisations and by universities alike. For those readers reading of UNCOVER for the first time, the concept owes its origin to a Theo Murphy Think Tank* convened by the Australian Academy of Science.

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Gold rebound could lead to royalty rise

Mar 03, 2015

Gold price “out of the doldrums” but will an increase in royalties be beneficial? Pietro Guj (CET/UWA) and Allan Kelly (Doray Minerals) talk to Jonathan Barrett of the Financial Review with their opinions.

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Award Winning Personality

Mar 02, 2015

Displaying the continued scientific excellence that has seen her earn a remarkable run of awards over the past 2 years, CET Ph.D. student Aileen Robert won the award for Best Oral Presentation at the 18th Australian Organic Geochemistry Conference held in Adelaide last December.

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The CET and Advanced Logic Technology (ALT) are proud to announce the Image and Structure Interpretation (ISI) workspace for WellCAD 5.1

Feb 27, 2015

The Centre for Exploration Targeting and Advanced Logic Technology (ALT) are proud to announce the Image and Structure Interpretation (ISI) workspace for WellCAD 5.1, a leading software product for downhole data processing and management. The ISI workspace provides auto-picking functionality and an accompanying workflow to rapidly and objectively process downhole acoustic and optical televiewer images, and formation micro-imager images. This is the culmination of a project initiated in 2008 at CET, supported from 2010 by Rio Tinto, and more recently supported by a UWA Pathfinder grant leading to its commercialisation with ALT.

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CET DISCOVERY DAY 2015 - A SUCCESS

Feb 27, 2015

Thank you to all presenters and sessional chairs who gave their time and information to ensure a successful outcome, and to all registrants, CET staff and students who attended throughout the day. The CET Discovery Day resulted in 83 people passing through the doors and taking part in the day discussions.

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CCFS Best Poster awarded to visiting MSc student

Feb 19, 2015

Congratulations go to visiting MSc student Celia Guergouz for being awarded the Best Presentation Poster Selected by Panel at the recent CCFS Science Advisory Committee Meeting held from 11-14 June, at Macquarie University.

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New Geophysics Degree at UWA

Feb 13, 2015

Geophysics is the interdisciplinary study of the earth, oceans, atmosphere and beyond using the quantitative methods of physics, mathematics and computer science. In addition to our MSc and PhD research degrees in Geophysics, UWA now offers a BSc Hons degree in Geophysics commencing 2015.

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CET Report on Transfer Pricing in Mining in Developing Countries

Feb 13, 2015

Release date set for the Brisbane G20 Meeting in November 2014: Early in 2014 the CET was commissioned by the World Bank Group (WBG) and International Mining for Development Centre (IM4DC) – an arm of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade – to conduct and co-ordinate a research project on the topic of Transfer Pricing (TP) in Mining in developing countries.

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Pietro Guj to represent Australia at the 2014 ITC mining tax meeting in Brussels

Feb 13, 2015

At the invitation of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the CET’s Professor Guj joined the Australian delegation to the meeting of the International Taxation Compact (ITC) held in Brussels this month. Sponsored by the European Commission (EC) and the World Bank Group (WBG) this meeting provided a forum for debating policy and administrative issues surrounding mining taxation in developing countries.

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