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Carbon challenges for remote Canadian mines

  Carbon challenges for remote Canadian mines

Miners in Canada’s far north operate under some of the harshest conditions on the planet, where outsized energy challenges come

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Significant Savings From Adaptable Power Generation

  Significant Savings From Adaptable Power Generation

As an expert in off-grid hybrid power solutions for BBA, Nicholas Allen has vital insights on how a widespread emphasis

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Energy Storage Solutions Making Renewables More Attractive to Off-Grid Mines

  Energy Storage Solutions Making Renewables More Attractive to Off-Grid Mines

“Commercial and industrial facilities are rapidly embracing battery energy storage – Navigant Research expects it to be a $10.8 billion

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Funding Renewables and Low-Carbon Mining

  Funding Renewables and Low-Carbon Mining

To position Canada as a leader in the emerging low-carbon economy, the Canadian Government recognizes the need to support the

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Building a Landmark Solar Project in Namibia: The B2Gold Story

  Building a Landmark Solar Project in Namibia: The B2Gold Story

Vancouver-based B2Gold is moving forward with a 7 MW solar project in Namibia which has significant bottom line and social

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Renewable in Mines: Market Fundamentals from Bloomberg

  Renewable in Mines: Market Fundamentals from Bloomberg

What are the current projections for the levelized cost of energy (LCOE) for solar PV, wind and energy storage? And

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Energy and Carbon Challenges for Remote Canadian Mines

  Energy and Carbon Challenges for Remote Canadian Mines

“The imposition of carbon taxes will regrettably be very punitive to northern mining sites where there are little or no

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How the Mining Industry Can Win with Renewables

  How the Mining Industry Can Win with Renewables

The mining industry worldwide could slash carbon emissions by a gigaton by greening operations, according to the Rocky Mountain Institute.

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Miners rush to energy security: A turning point

  Miners rush to energy security: A turning point

Of the many takeaways from this June’s Energy and Mines Australia Summit in Perth, awareness of the inevitability of a

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Canadian mines could power the clean energy transition – new report

  Canadian mines could power the clean energy transition – new report

Think clean energy jobs are just in manufacturing, installation, and maintenance? Think again. Specifically, think of the extraction industries. Canada’s

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No One Size Fits All. A Global Perspective on Renewables for Mines and the Evolving Opportunities in Australia

  No One Size Fits All. A Global Perspective on Renewables for Mines and the Evolving Opportunities in Australia

“We are observing a strong and growing appetite from mining customers towards renewable energy globally,” reports Javier Vaquerizo, Head of

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Engineering Australia’s First Wind-Diesel Hybrid for a Mine: Australian Garnet

  Engineering Australia’s First Wind-Diesel Hybrid for a Mine: Australian Garnet

“We understand that this wind-diesel hybrid power generation will be a first for an Australian mine, so naturally we are

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BHP on Climate Change and Energy for Mines: Download Interview

  BHP on Climate Change and Energy for Mines: Download Interview

Rising energy prices and looming carbon targets are incentivizing companies of all sizes to adjust how they acquire and use

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Data-Driven Decision Making for Renewables in Mining: GHD Q&A

  Data-Driven Decision Making for Renewables in Mining: GHD Q&A

Energy and Mines spoke to Craig Palmer, Program Manager at GHD about why mines are exploring renewables, and how best

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Carbon-Neutral Mining May be Just Five Years Away

  Carbon-Neutral Mining May be Just Five Years Away

A new research project from diamond mining company De Beers Group may make carbon-neutral mining a reality in as little

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Aggreko’s Head of Renewables on Why Mines are Looking at Alternative Energy

  Aggreko’s Head of Renewables on Why Mines are Looking at Alternative Energy

Climbing power costs and reliability of supply are the two biggest energy challenges pushing mines to consider renewables, Karim Wazni,

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Why the Global Mining Industry is Embracing Renewables

  Why the Global Mining Industry is Embracing Renewables

Recent decisions to power mines in such disparate environments as India, Africa, and Chile with renewable energy indicate that increased

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Classification of renewables in mining projects – paper

  Classification of renewables in mining projects – paper

As the number and variety of mining in renewable projects develops there is a greater need for a common nomenclature

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Agnico Eagle argues for renewables over carbon tax in Nunavut

  Agnico Eagle argues for renewables over carbon tax in Nunavut

Major Nunavut employer Agnico Eagle sent a missive urging investment in renewable energy as an alternative to a carbon tax

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BHP knocks renewables after $100m loss

  BHP knocks renewables after $100m loss

BHP Billiton chief executive Andrew Mackenzie is slamming renewable energy after a three-week outage at the firm’s Olympic Dam copper

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