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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 a 100MW solar PV plant to support its refinery located

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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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Mines Explore Modular and Movable Solar Systems

  Mines Explore Modular and Movable Solar Systems

Renewable energy sources have been slow to penetrate the mining sector, largely because they’re capital-intensive and stationary. But that may

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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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The Collahuasi 150 MW RFP – A simulation for potential proposals

  The Collahuasi 150 MW RFP – A simulation for potential proposals

Doña Inés de Collahuasi is the world’s second largest copper mine. The mine is located at an altitude of  4,000 to 4,800m

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India’s MOIL to Install 48 KW Solar Rooftop to Save Money – Report

  India’s MOIL to Install 48 KW Solar Rooftop to Save Money – Report

Indian state-owned manganese-ore mining company, MOIL Limited, has commissioned an installation of 48KW capacity grid-connected rooftop solar system with net-metering,

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First Solar PV and Battery Plant to Be Built in Australia, BHP Partners Up

  First Solar PV and Battery Plant to Be Built in Australia, BHP Partners Up

Australia is getting its first grid-connected solar and storage plant, which will be built in the northern Queensland town of

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