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Damien Giurco

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Adapting to climate risks and extreme weather: guide for mining - minerals industry professionals

Abstract Extreme weather events in Australia over recent years have highlighted the costs for Australian mining and mineral processing operations of being under-prepared for adapting to climate risk. For example, the 2010/2011 Queensland floods closed or restricted production of about forty out of Queensland’s fifty...
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Climate change adaptation for Australian minerals industry professionals

Abstract Extreme weather events in Australia over recent years have highlighted the costs for Australian mining and mineral processing operations of being under-prepared for adapting to climate risk. For example, the 2010/2011 Queensland floods closed or restricted production of about forty out of Queensland’s fifty...
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Cost effectiveness analysis of WELS

The Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Scheme (WELS), introduced in July 2006, is a key program in the suite of options recently implemented by government agencies and water utilities to address water scarcity. WELS primarily influences water consumption by providing consumers with information about the...
Conference paper

Integrating Population, Land-Use, Transport, Water and Energy-Use Models to Improve the Sustainability of Urban Systems

The State of Australian Cities (SOAC) national conferences have been held biennially since 2003 to support interdisciplinary policy-related urban research. This paper was presented at SOAC 3 held in Adelaide from 28 to 30 November 2007. SOAC 3 was jointly hosted by the University of...
Journal article

Total material requirement for the global energy transition to 2050: a focus on transport and electricity

This research emphasizes the importance of designing resource cycles simultaneously with the energy transition, and the need for collaboration between energy-mineral sectors, which tend to be considered separately at present.