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BHP Billiton Iron Ore Demonstration Program


With BHP Billiton Iron Ore, CRC CARE is identifying and managing environmental risks in line with BHP Billiton’s corporate objective of delivering long-term value to shareholders. Through focused research, CRC CARE is delivering commercially viable remediation solutions which will enable BHP Billiton to both manage and minimise its risks while maximising the value of its assets and encouraging enterprise and innovation.


CRC CARE’s BHP program undertakes a range of projects, including:

  • Contaminated site ranking tool software - rankCARE™
  • Comparitive assessment of novel products for permeable reactive barrier
  • Assessment of site's mixed contaminants
  • Remediation of petroleum hydrocarbon contaminated soils through:
    • Biopile
    • Bioslurry
    • Chemical oxidation
  • Remediation of contaminated railway sleepers

Contact: Professor Ravi Naidu.