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    Bendigo seeks “new gold rush” through renewable energy, using hydropower in old mines

Bendigo seeks “new gold rush” through renewable energy, using hydropower in old mines

A maze of abandoned gold mines beneath the city of Bendigo is about to power Victoria’s modern economy. The Victorian government is backing a plan to convert the Central Deborah

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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. Installation is already under way, with completion scheduled for early

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    Gold & Coal Threatened by Rising Energy Costs, Says Goldman Sachs

Gold & Coal Threatened by Rising Energy Costs, Says Goldman Sachs

Australia’s gold and coal mining companies may soon be contending with large spikes in electricity costs, as they renegotiate roughly $500 million of power contracts by 2020. Miners will be

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