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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 time, and may have additional ramifications.   “BHP has got

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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 climate and energy policy last week. Pearson announced his resignation

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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 shareholders consider a resolution that calls for BHP to pull

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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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Miners increasing green power

  Miners increasing green power

Renewable energy is undoubtedly picking up steam—even among fossil fuel extraction companies themselves. The world’s biggest shipper of seaborne coal,

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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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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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Renewables & Electric Cars to Boost Copper Demand

  Renewables & Electric Cars to Boost Copper Demand

The growing popularity of renewables and electrical vehicles will increase the demand for copper in the near future, according to

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BHP Places Bets on Renewables, Reviews Portfolio

  BHP Places Bets on Renewables, Reviews Portfolio

Top miner BHP Billiton estimates that wind and solar energy will reach cost-parity with traditional fossil fuels in about a

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