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    Canadian Mines Weigh Renewables Options

Canadian Mines Weigh Renewables Options

“Mining companies are looking for opportunities to use economic forms of alternative energy in order to reduce their reliance on stand-alone diesel generators and the generation of greenhouse gases,” says

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    CEO SPOTLIGHT: Exploring Renewable Microgrids for a New Remote Mine

CEO SPOTLIGHT: Exploring Renewable Microgrids for a New Remote Mine

Richard Spencer is CEO of U3O8 Corp., a Canadian-based junior mining company focused on advancing uranium projects in South America. Spencer is currently exploring renewable power options for its Laguna

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    Power shortages result in layoffs at African mine

Power shortages result in layoffs at African mine

The power crisis impacting the African mining sector is beginning to bite. An article in Mining Weekly outlines the details of how power shortages in Zambia are resulting in plant

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Diavik Wind-Hybrid – Performance Update

  Diavik Wind-Hybrid – Performance Update

Rio Tinto’s Diavik Diamond mine made history three years ago when it implemented the first wind-diesel hybrid for a remote

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Energy and Mines – 3rd Toronto Summit Launched

  Energy and Mines – 3rd Toronto Summit Launched

Energy and Mines is excited to announce the third Toronto Energy and Mines Summit – the 7th event in our

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Grid, Mining Projects Highlight Energy Storage Potential

Two recent announcements highlight the potential for advanced energy storage solutions to deliver financial savings to business and consumers, as

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Introduction to performance metrics for renewables in mining

  Introduction to performance metrics for renewables in mining

This article is part of a collection of 10 articles by Arnoldus Mateo van den Hurk Mir  presenting a new system

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Video presentation: Wind-Diesel-Storage Hybrid for Mine Site

  Video presentation: Wind-Diesel-Storage Hybrid for Mine Site

With the aim of reducing diesel costs, the Glencore Raglan mine in Northern Quebec is installing a unique energy system

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Cleaner Energy at Stable Prices: The Value Proposition of Solar for Mines

  Cleaner Energy at Stable Prices: The Value Proposition of Solar for Mines

In this interview Michelle Chislett, SunEdison Canada’s VP and Country Manager, outlines how the market for solar projects for the

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