Epiroc has signed a batteries as a service (BaaS) agreement with Vale to safely install battery plans in two of its mining operations.
Fortescue Metals Group has set a net zero operational emissions target for 2040, with the Iron Bridge magnetite project to come into alignment when it starts operating.
Newmont has significantly reduced greenhouse gas emissions across its operations, with the company’s 2019 sustainability report showing that it has almost fulfilled this year’s targets.
Rio Tinto chief executive Jean-Sébastien Jacques has noted that achieving the company’s ambitious emission targets would not be possible without using its influence on the downstream customers.
BHP, Fortescue, Anglo American and Hatch have established a green hydrogen consortium to tackle the mining industry’s carbon emissions.
A global shift in capital allocations is under way. Trillions of dollars are flowing into sustainable or green investments, as the environmental, social and governance (ESG) sector shakes off its image as simply a feel-good investment class.
Researchers from the University of Queensland (UQ) have developed a framework that aims to reduce the mining industry’s impact on climate change.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has signalled a further increase in the nation’s carbon emissions target in the wake of the national bushfire crisis.
Federal Resources Minister Matt Canavan addressed the second day of the IMARC conference, saying a demanded action on climate change needed to be supported by Australia’s resources development.
The Western Australian Government has released a new greenhouse gas emissions policy for major projects assessed by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA).
Industrial engineering group thyssenkrupp has launched an official plan of action in a bid to reduce carbon emissions and be climate neutral by 2050.
Considering the lack of carbon policy in Australia, the mining sector’s drive to integrate renewables into its power mix is refreshing proof that going green is now simply smart business.
Woodside Energy chief executive Peter Coleman has encouraged large resources companies to take action on preventing climate change and form “a low-carbon society”.
Uncertainty surrounding regulatory requirements is the main hindrance to carbon-intensive companies taking long-term action on managing emissions, my research finds.
The divestment of shares by ANU has drawn widespread criticism, especially from Sandfire Resources, who threatened legal action against the university.
Mineral Carbonation International (MCI) and Orica have announced a joint venture to trial a technology that transforms captured carbon dioxide emissions into solid carbonate rock to use as green building materials.