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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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    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 and uranium mine in South Australia that cost the company

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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

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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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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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Gamesa Successfully Tests New Off-Grid Hybrid System

  Gamesa Successfully Tests New Off-Grid Hybrid System

Global wind energy developer, Gamesa, is testing its new off-grid system that combines traditional gensets with wind, solar and storage.

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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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