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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 smelter’s production capacity by 50% while slashing its emissions by

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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, Glencore, boosted its share of renewables one point to 19

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    Former gold mine to become renewable energy hub

Former gold mine to become renewable energy hub

Sydney-based Genex Power will transform the abandoned Kidston Gold Mine in Northern Queensland into a clean energy powerhouse combining solar and storage. The site will host a 50 MW solar

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Wind, diesel and hydro integration for an off-grid chilean mine

  Wind, diesel and hydro integration for an off-grid chilean mine

With investments in wind and hydro (plus diesel) Minera el Toqui, a southern Chilean zinc and lead mine operated by

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60 Second Interview – The Challenges of Powering a Remote Mine

  60 Second Interview – The Challenges of Powering a Remote Mine

The Cerro Bayo gold and silver mine in Southern Chile is operated by Mandalay Resources. The mine is remote from

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