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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

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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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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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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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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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Chile’s Antofagasta moves to renewable energy

  Chile’s Antofagasta moves to renewable energy

Chilean copper miner Antofagasta is renegotiating its long-term energy contracts to increase renewables as the cost of solar and wind

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Investing in Wind and Solar: Grupo Mexico’s Expanding Portfolio

  Investing in Wind and Solar: Grupo Mexico’s Expanding Portfolio

Leading copper producer Grupo Mexico has invested in large-scale wind and solar to power its operations. As Vice President of

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New Renewables Projects for Mines

  New Renewables Projects for Mines

As concerns over energy security and costs grow, the mining industry is increasingly prioritising the hybridisation of renewable energy sources

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Rio Tinto boss lauds B.C.’s clean energy as trade advantage

  Rio Tinto boss lauds B.C.’s clean energy as trade advantage

A $6 billion modernization of Rio Tinto’s Kitimat aluminum smelter is paying off big. The 2014-2015 renovation project increased the

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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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Mining Sector Embracing Microgrids: Hybrid Systems Reduce Energy Costs & Environmental Impact

  Mining Sector Embracing Microgrids: Hybrid Systems Reduce Energy Costs & Environmental Impact

Off-grid mines can slash fuel requirements and CO2 emissions by up to 28% by using microgrids that combine solar power,

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What’s next for the Minerals Council of Australia’s coal and climate policy?

  What’s next for the Minerals Council of Australia’s coal and climate policy?

The discord that led to the departure of Minerals Council of Australia CEO Brendan Pearson has been simmering for some

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Climate change hits home as miners work to mitigate impacts on their operations

  Climate change hits home as miners work to mitigate impacts on their operations

Mining companies across the globe are confronting new challenges as the effects of climate change threaten existing and legacy infrastructure,

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Minerals Council chief steps down amid BHP fallout

  Minerals Council chief steps down amid BHP fallout

Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) CEO Brendan Pearson is out of a job following BHP’s split with the organization on

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BHP distances itself from MCA’s position on climate change

  BHP distances itself from MCA’s position on climate change

Mining firm BHP Billiton reiterated calls for a Clean Energy Target and emissions-reduction strategies on Tuesday. The move comes as

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BHP pressed to quit Australian mining lobby over climate views

  BHP pressed to quit Australian mining lobby over climate views

Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP Billiton on Tuesday urged shareholders to vote down a resolution which says BHP should quit industry

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