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Announcing the Energy and Mines Australia Summit

  Announcing the Energy and Mines Australia Summit

Energy and Mines is delighted to announce its 10th Summit focused on connecting the mining and renewables sectors. The Energy

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Renewable power likely at OZ Minerals’ Carrapateena copper mine

  Renewable power likely at OZ Minerals’ Carrapateena copper mine

South Australia copper giant OZ Minerals will likely have on-site renewable energy generation at its new copper mine at Carrapateena.

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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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Baseload Renewables: The Significance of Lakeland Solar & Storage for Miners

  Baseload Renewables: The Significance of Lakeland Solar & Storage for Miners

Energy reliability is a major concern for grid-connected mines in Australia with supply constraints and power disruptions hampering production and

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Miners v. renewables in Australia

  Miners v. renewables in Australia

The Minerals Council of Australia’s submission to scientist Alan Finkel’s review of the electricity market’s future security pans his preliminary

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BHP offers plan to solve South Australia’s power crisis

BHP Billiton has put forward a strategy for tackling South Australia’s energy challenges that involves “incentivising” large energy producers. In

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New renewable energy for mine project – IAMGOLD Essakane to benefit from largest hybrid plant in Africa

  New renewable energy for mine project – IAMGOLD Essakane to benefit from largest hybrid plant in Africa

Paris and Johannesburg, March 6th 2017 – EREN Renewable Energy (EREN RE) and its partner African Energy Management Platform (AEMP),

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New Mining Renewables Project: Commerce Resources Assessing Wind Power for its Ashram Rare Earth Project

  New Mining Renewables Project: Commerce Resources Assessing Wind Power for its Ashram Rare Earth Project

Commerce Resources Corp. has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with TUGLIQ Energy Co. (TUGLIQ) to complete a definitive assessment

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BHP plans on hold without greater energy security

  BHP plans on hold without greater energy security

Concerns about reliable energy are top of mind in South Australia’s mining sector, following a statewide blackout in September and

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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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Lithium: The Fuel of Tomorrow

  Lithium: The Fuel of Tomorrow

(Photo Credit: Ivan Alvarado, Reuters; Caption: Atacama salt flat – Rockwood lithium plant) Sonny Banjac, a Vancouver based renewable energy and

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10 Ways Rio Tinto is Paving the Way to Sustainable Mining

  10 Ways Rio Tinto is Paving the Way to Sustainable Mining

  Credit: Shooter’s Bottom wind turbine at dusk (Sharon Loxton) / CC BY-SA 2.0 Major players in global mining are beginning to acknowledge

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Miner brings storage solutions to more Australian mines 

  Miner brings storage solutions to more Australian mines 

“Sandfire has had a knock-on effect and almost everybody developing a mine is looking at putting PV and storage,” observes

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Powering Iamgold’s Essakane mine in Burkina Faso with solar

  Powering Iamgold’s Essakane mine in Burkina Faso with solar

A massive new hybrid fuel project is coming to West Africa. Toronto-based gold producer Iamgold has plans to integrate a

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Australian zinc refinery to build 100MW solar plant

  Australian zinc refinery to build 100MW solar plant

Large-scale commercial solar is beginning to make headway in Australia. Zinc metals producer Sun Metals has announced it will build

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Centuries-old New York mine gets new lease on life supporting renewable energy

  Centuries-old New York mine gets new lease on life supporting renewable energy

A long-defunct iron mine in Mineville, NY may be the key to storing the area’s solar and wind energy. Renewable

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Mines Explore Modular and Movable Solar Systems

  Mines Explore Modular and Movable Solar Systems

Renewable energy sources have been slow to penetrate the mining sector, largely because they’re capital-intensive and stationary. But that may

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Goldcorp Ditches Diesel to Electrify Borden Mine

  Goldcorp Ditches Diesel to Electrify Borden Mine

Industry giant Goldcorp recently announced its plans to establish North America’s first all-electric mining operation at its Borden mine, located

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Energy and Mines Awards: Over a Dozen Mines Celebrated for Leadership in Renewables

  Energy and Mines Awards: Over a Dozen Mines Celebrated for Leadership in Renewables

Mining companies from across the globe were recognized for their investments in renewable energy during the Energy and Mines Renewables

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