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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. While mining is a highly energy-intensive activity, the sector’s investment

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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 low-carbon economy may be the most striking. Miners are now

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    Australian coal, gas, miners seek renewable energy projects

Australian coal, gas, miners seek renewable energy projects

Australia’s oil, gas, and coal mining sectors have invited the country’s leading clean energy technology firms to help them modernize their operations. Government-funded industry group National Energy Resources Australia (NERA)

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SolarReserve Receives Environmental Approval for 390 Megawatt Solar Thermal Facility with Storage in Chile

  SolarReserve Receives Environmental Approval for 390 Megawatt Solar Thermal Facility with Storage in Chile

Chile is charging full speed ahead with advanced solar energy. The Chilean government recently granted environmental approval for the Likana

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Top mining firms risking $16 billion in climate costs, CDP says

  Top mining firms risking $16 billion in climate costs, CDP says

The mining sector isn’t preparing for the transition to a low-carbon economy quickly enough, according to a new report from

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Gold & Coal Threatened by Rising Energy Costs, Says Goldman Sachs

  Gold & Coal Threatened by Rising Energy Costs, Says Goldman Sachs

Australia’s gold and coal mining companies may soon be contending with large spikes in electricity costs, as they renegotiate roughly

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WA’s first grid-connected wind/solar farm with battery storage to power garnet producer

Leading garnet producer GMA Garnet has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with Advanced Energy Resources (AER), the partners

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Oilsands, mining companies watch mine-to-solar conversion project with intrigue

Video: SunMine: How solar is transforming an old mining town. Contaminated mining sites could be reborn as solar fields in the

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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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  • How the Mining Industry Can Win with Renewables via @energyandmines,
  • TED talks at the Energy and Mines Australia Summit - Envisioning the mine of the future and its ideal energy mix ,
  • Top mining firms risking $16 billion in climate costs, CDP says via @energyandmines,