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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 some firms to abandon fossil fuels entirely. Copper company Oz

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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 continues to fall, CEO Ivan Arriagada told Reuters. While some

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    Canadian mines could power the clean energy transition – new report

Canadian mines could power the clean energy transition – new report

Think clean energy jobs are just in manufacturing, installation, and maintenance? Think again. Specifically, think of the extraction industries. Canada’s mining sector produces a host of metals and resources that

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If Glencore wants cheap energy for Mt. Isa, it should go solar

  If Glencore wants cheap energy for Mt. Isa, it should go solar

Mining magnate Glencore is rattling sabers about shuttering its copper mines at Mt. Isa in Queensland, largely due to the

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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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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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Chile’s Copper Industry Wants to Renegotiate Contracts to Include Renewables – Report

  Chile’s Copper Industry Wants to Renegotiate Contracts to Include Renewables – Report

Chilean mining companies are looking to renegotiate energy contracts to include cheaper renewable power, Reuters reports. Chile’s shift towards alternative energy

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