Minerals & Metallurgical
What is Minerals & Metallurgical Engineering?
A form of modern alchemy, this area of engineering converts basic raw materials into valuable products, for example bauxite into aluminum.
Minerals engineers use a wide range of treatments to process materials in the most efficient way. This might involve physical or chemical separations and hydro or pyro-metallurgical processes.
Metallurgical engineering takes this one step further by combining metals and non-metals to make new composite materials. These new composites are lighter, stronger, more durable and heat resistant, and are used in cars, boats, jets, spacecraft and other vehicles.
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October 3, 2012
The launch of Engineering Week was hosted by Her Honour, Sally Thomas the Administrator of the Northern Territory at Government House on Tuesday 7 August 2012. Over 50 members joined in the Division’s official launch of the week’s activities which included a Women in Engineering lunch and a cocktail function at the Defence of Darwin Experience at East Point Museum.
September 21, 2012
A ‘Discover Engineering’ information evening aimed at secondary school students, parents and teachers was held at Division Office on Tuesday 7th August. Students were enlightened to see some of the many ways engineers influence their everyday lives and hear how to achieve a rewarding career in engineering...
Engineers Australia is proud to announce that 2011 is the Year of Humanitarian Engineering