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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 with the territory. Robin Goad knows this well. Goad is

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    Mining’s future increasingly tied to clean technology

Mining’s future increasingly tied to clean technology

The mining sector now has a strong, mutually beneficial relationship with the renewable energy sector on both the supply and demand sides, analysts say. The link between the industries will

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    Deloitte: Miners could slash energy bills by 50% with renewable energy

Deloitte: Miners could slash energy bills by 50% with renewable energy

Mining firms could halve energy costs by adopting effective energy management programs, according to a new report from Deloitte. The report details how renewable energy projects can give operators a

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Climate Risk now top of mind for Canada’s corporate boards

  Climate Risk now top of mind for Canada’s corporate boards

Climate concerns will be central to the investment decisions of Canada’s second-largest pension fund, CEO Michael Sabia announced last month.

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Bendigo seeks “new gold rush” through renewable energy, using hydropower in old mines

  Bendigo seeks “new gold rush” through renewable energy, using hydropower in old mines

A maze of abandoned gold mines beneath the city of Bendigo is about to power Victoria’s modern economy. The Victorian

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Funding made available to advance Burkina Faso solar project

The Banque Internationale pour le Commerce, l’Industrie et l’Artisanat du Burkina will provide $16.5 million in financing to Eren Renewable

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SunSHIFT’s movable solar suits New Century Resources

  SunSHIFT’s movable solar suits New Century Resources

Movable solar company SunSHIFT is moving up in the world. The Sydney-based firm landed a new deal to power the

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As carbon pricing spreads, miners must adapt

  As carbon pricing spreads, miners must adapt

With 40 carbon markets around the globe and China’s coming later this year, mining companies must address carbon and climate

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Copper miner explores standalone renewable energy in Australia

  Copper miner explores standalone renewable energy in Australia

While hybrid energy systems having been gaining ground in the mining industry, last year’s blackouts in South Australia may lead

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