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    Miners v. renewables in Australia

Miners v. renewables in Australia

The Minerals Council of Australia’s submission to scientist Alan Finkel’s review of the electricity market’s future security pans his preliminary report, charging it fails to reflect the true cost of

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    10 Ways Rio Tinto is Paving the Way to Sustainable Mining

10 Ways Rio Tinto is Paving the Way to Sustainable Mining

  Credit: Shooter’s Bottom wind turbine at dusk (Sharon Loxton) / CC BY-SA 2.0 Major players in global mining are beginning to acknowledge that environmental sustainability is key to business sustainability, and lead

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    Powering Iamgold’s Essakane mine in Burkina Faso with solar

Powering Iamgold’s Essakane mine in Burkina Faso with solar

A massive new hybrid fuel project is coming to West Africa. Toronto-based gold producer Iamgold has plans to integrate a new solar plant with its existing 57 MW thermal power

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Australian zinc refinery to build 100MW solar plant

  Australian zinc refinery to build 100MW solar plant

Large-scale commercial solar is beginning to make headway in Australia. Zinc metals producer Sun Metals has announced it will build

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Centuries-old New York mine gets new lease on life supporting renewable energy

  Centuries-old New York mine gets new lease on life supporting renewable energy

A long-defunct iron mine in Mineville, NY may be the key to storing the area’s solar and wind energy. Renewable

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Goldcorp Ditches Diesel to Electrify Borden Mine

  Goldcorp Ditches Diesel to Electrify Borden Mine

Industry giant Goldcorp recently announced its plans to establish North America’s first all-electric mining operation at its Borden mine, located

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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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Largest Solar Thermal Plant in North America Begins Operations at Mexican Peñoles’ Mine

  Largest Solar Thermal Plant in North America Begins Operations at Mexican Peñoles’ Mine

The largest solar thermal plant in North America is now supplying power to Industrias Peñoles’ Milpillas copper mine in the

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Press Coverage of Energy and Mines World Congress

  Press Coverage of Energy and Mines World Congress

The Financial Post reports on Energy and Mines’ 4th Annual Renewables for Mining World Congress that took place in Toronto on

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