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Diavik Mine Wind Diesel Hybrid Project Update

  Diavik Mine Wind Diesel Hybrid Project Update

Three years’ ago Rio Tinto’s Diavik mine installed four 2.3 MW wind turbines to help power its remote operation in

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Case Study: Powering a Remote Remediation Camp with Diesel, Renewables and Energy Storage

  Case Study: Powering a Remote Remediation Camp with Diesel, Renewables and Energy Storage

By Ryan Jansen and Damian Rohraff There are several off-grid communities and industrial sites in Saskatchewan that use diesel generators

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Video- Energy Technologies for a Remote Gold Mine

  Video- Energy Technologies for a Remote Gold Mine

Faced with a potential energy cost at 40% of operational expense, Shanta Gold has explored the use of renewable energy

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Video: Golds Fields and Carbon War Room Outline Collaboration and Project

  Video: Golds Fields and Carbon War Room Outline Collaboration and Project

In this video from the 2015 Johannesburg Renewables and Mining Summit, Duncan Stevens, the VP of Group Sustainable Development from

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The use of fuel cells in mining equipment

  The use of fuel cells in mining equipment

Anglo American Platinum’s Kleantha Pillay, presents on how the use of fuel cells in the mining sector can help save

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Overcoming PV finance hurdles in African mines

  Overcoming PV finance hurdles in African mines

To mark the launch of the 2nd African Renewable Energy and Mining Summit and Exhibition we are posting the video

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Structuring PPAs for renewables in mines

  Structuring PPAs for renewables in mines

One of the main stumbling blocks for mine renewable projects is the finance. To date, mines are not comfortable with

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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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Video presentation: Wind-Diesel-Storage Hybrid for Mine Site

  Video presentation: Wind-Diesel-Storage Hybrid for Mine Site

With the aim of reducing diesel costs, the Glencore Raglan mine in Northern Quebec is installing a unique energy system

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Meeting Mining’s Need for Base-Load Power with Solar Thermal and Storage

  Meeting Mining’s Need for Base-Load Power with Solar Thermal and Storage

Presented at the Renewables and Mining Summit and Exhibition in Toronto, October 2014, by Joel Link, Global head of Mining

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“We are pursuing energy alternatives that will provide a long-term supply of reliable, low-cost power”

  “We are pursuing energy alternatives that will provide a long-term supply of reliable, low-cost power”

IAMGOLD CEO Steve Letwin laid out his companies strategic energy choices during a keynote presentation at the recent Toronto Renewables

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Understanding the performance capabilities of hybrid systems for mines

  Understanding the performance capabilities of hybrid systems for mines

In this presentation from the Renewables and Mining Summit in Johannesburg in June 2013, SIEMENS’ Fabrice Nicolas outlines the operating

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Cronimet 1MW PV Hybrid – updated presentation

  Cronimet 1MW PV Hybrid – updated presentation

Cronimet’s Rollie Armstrong provides an update on the 1MW PV-hybrid plant with details on fuel savings as well as operational

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Understand the energy procurement process in mines

  Understand the energy procurement process in mines

Assessing Renewable Energy Options for Remote Sites: This discussion from last month’s Renewables and Mining Summit in Johannesburg brought together

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Watch the video- PV powering mines, the world’s 1st 1MW PV-Diesel hybrid

  Watch the video- PV powering mines, the world’s 1st 1MW PV-Diesel hybrid

Insight on the world’s first 1MW ground-mounted diesel/photo-voltaic hybrid electric power plant for Cronimet’s South African chromium ore operations. In

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The application and evolution of hybrid systems for mining operations

  The application and evolution of hybrid systems for mining operations

Many of the first applications of renewable energy technologies for mining operations are hybrid solutions using a combination of renewables

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Ross Beaty, Pan American Silver – Solving mining’s energy challenge with renewables

  Ross Beaty, Pan American Silver – Solving mining’s energy challenge with renewables

In a keynote presentation from the Chairman of Pan American Silver, Ross Beaty underlines the strong and growing business case

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Renewable energy solutions for the mining sector – project developers discuss their experiences

  Renewable energy solutions for the mining sector – project developers discuss their experiences

This discussion session involves a group of renewable energy project developers and solution providers that are active in the mining

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Interview with Goldquest Mining Corp. executive chairman

  Interview with Goldquest Mining Corp. executive chairman

An insightful interview by KPMG’s  VP, Global Infrastructure Advisory, Transactions & Restructuring,  Georges Arbache, with Bill Fisher, the executive chairman of

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Operational considerations: site-specific issues for integrating renewables

  Operational considerations: site-specific issues for integrating renewables

This excellent discussion provides insight and detail in to the key factors mining and operational managers consider when evaluating the

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