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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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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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Nalco to tap renewable energy for power requirements

  Nalco to tap renewable energy for power requirements

Mumbai-based National Aluminium Company (NalCo) is deploying a fleet of renewable energy projects to keep up with its demand for

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South32 backs carbon pricing

  South32 backs carbon pricing

Perth-based mining company South32 announced its support for carbon pricing today, asserting that pricing is an effective mechanism for efficiently

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Indian energy giant Adani to build $100m solar plant in Australia

  Indian energy giant Adani to build $100m solar plant in Australia

Power magnate Adani will diversify its Australian holdings by building a $100 million solar farm in the heart of the

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How carbon is shaping energy for mines

  How carbon is shaping energy for mines

With insights from mining leaders at Fortescue Metals Group, Gold Fields, Teck Resources, and Avalon Advanced Materials, this week’s report looks at

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Bangkok coal miner targets 300 MW with new solar subsidiary

  Bangkok coal miner targets 300 MW with new solar subsidiary

Thai coal giant Banpu is taking solar by the horns with a new downstream unit dubbed Banpu Infinergy, a “one-stop

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Efficient PPAs may propel solar-diesel micro-grid deployment , study says

  Efficient PPAs may propel solar-diesel micro-grid deployment , study says

Streamlining PPAs for hybrid microgrids may hasten their adoption, according to a new study from Munich-based consultancy THEnergy. While hybrid-diesel

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Barloworld to install 7 MW solar power facility at Namibia mine

  Barloworld to install 7 MW solar power facility at Namibia mine

Vancouver-based gold producer B2Gold will build a 7MW solar power plant at its Otjikoto mine in Namibia, Engineering News reports.

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