Our Research

CRCMining is the preeminent, industry-driven centre for global mining research and innovation.

Our research is focussed on developing step-change innovations to current and future mines that maximise productivity, and enhance resource utilisation, safety and sustainability.

CRCMining develops:

  • New and modified mining methods and processes
  • New mining technology and equipment
  • Improved operational control of mining value chain
  • Highly skilled people to drive adoption of new processes, technology and equipment
CRCMining undertakes research structured in five programs:

  • Hard Rock and Surface Mining
  • Underground Coal Mining
  • Automation
  • Energy and Power
  • Performance and Reliability

Explore our program areas

Each program area is driven by one of our highly experienced and professional Program Leaders, and led by a specialist Project Leader, and a team of dedicated researchers.

Contact us for more detailed information about our research strategy, programs, and projects.