WH Bryan Mining & Geology Research Centre

WH Bryan Mining & Geology Research Centre

The W.H.Bryan Mining & Geology research centre (BRC) has a reputation for practical innovation and leadership in deep mine development and operation.  The BRC, with a diverse range of mining and ‘geo’ expertise, is focused on delivering industrial research solutions for active and future mines by advancing total deposit knowledge (ore and waste)

Our applied and strategic research is directed at:

  • Improving discovery of major metalliferous deposits 
  • Innovation in deeper mining environments 
  • Optimisation of capital investment in mine development
  • Sustainable reduction in operating costs
  • Data analytics/modelling for improved productivity

Research Programs

The SMI-BRC has three complimentary applied research programs that draw upon expertise in geoscience, mine engineering, geostatistics and valuation and the support available from other SMI centres