Sustainable Minerals Institute

The Sustainable Minerals Institute at the University of Queensland (UQ) is a world leading research institute dedicated to finding knowledge-based solutions to the sustainability challenges of the global minerals industry.

Our purpose is to develop practical solutions to the challenges of operating sustainably in the resources sector.

We have a unique inter-disciplinary approach including expertise in engineering, science and the social sciences.

Our expertise which comes from experience across the research, government and industry sectors is genuinely independent and objective.

Our work covers all facets of the life of mine from geology, to minerals extraction, water management issues, minerals processing, workplace health and safety, mine rehabilitation and community engagement.

Contact details

University of Queensland, St Lucia  Qld  4072

T  07 3346 4003