Mining The Sun: New technologies reducing energy consumption, costs and impacts

Experts from The University of Adelaide and industry will join Professor Aldo Steinfeld of ETH, Zurich, one of the world’s foremost researchers in the field of mining and resources, to discuss the emerging opportunities to integrate concentrated solar radiation into mining and minerals processing operations and find out how mining and mineral processing companies can lead the way with energy technologies that may eventually contribute to developing renewable energy sources for domestic consumption.

In association with the University of Adelaide’s Centre for Energy Technology, Institute for Mineral and Energy Resources and Environment Institute and the Royal Institution of Australia. Find out more.

Join us at this event.

Date: Wednesday 13 July

Time: 6pm-8pm

Registration is free, however bookings are essential.

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Podcast from Energy Futures – Stephen Grano talks about future impacts on mining.

The ninth seminar in the Energy Futures series “Impacts for Mining, Infrastructure and Transport Sectors” was held last Wednesday evening at the University of Adelaide.  The event was convened by Dr Jordan Parham with guest speakers Prof Stephen Grano (IMER, UofA), Russell Synnot (Australian Airports Association) and George Giannakodakis (Infraplan).

Individual presentations are also available on the Environment Institute’s website.

This seminar series is being hosted by the Centre for Energy Technology and the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences. Click here to view the full programme.