Renewable energy and mining go hand in hand and will play a vital role in the climate and emission changes facing every business.
The Cat 797F ultra-class mining truck has become available in a fuel-efficient configuration that meets US EPA Tier 4 Final emissions standards.
BHP is trialling light electric vehicles (LEVs) at the Olympic Dam mine in South Australia.
Komatsu has released two new articulated dump trucks, the HM300-5 and HM400-5, which incorporate advanced Tier 4 Final engines that can reduce emissions by up to 90 per cent when compared with predecessors.
Ian Macfarlane, chief executive of the Queensland Resources Council (QRC), has called on the Queensland state government to support the resources industry via an election policy agenda.
Conergy is developing Australia’s first solar and battery storage plant connected to a major electricity grid in the small town of Lakeland in far north Queensland.
BHP has teamed up with Canadian firm SaskPower to establish a carbon capture and storage centre.
Mining consumables business Bradken must rectify unacceptable odour levels emitted from its Kilburn factory by February next year, the Environmental Protection Authority has said.
Former long serving head of WASM, professor Ifan Odwyn Jones A.O., investigates the affect of diesel particulate inhalation on underground miners underground miners are exposed to high levels of exhaust fumes.
Will a new court case set legal precedents making coal mines responsible for emissions caused by use of the coal mined?
Iluka Resources has criticised the evaluation which led to divestment of shares in the mineral sands miner by the Australian National University (ANU).
A new study has shown Australian CSG well have lower emission levels than US CSG wells.
Glencore has reported spontaneous combustion issues at its Collinsville coal mine’s spoil piles, which have caused fume problems.
A professor from Cornell University has called on Australia to halt coal seam and shale gas production, due to emissions and the risk of leaking wells.
In a climate of political turmoil, when we don’t know which way the climate tax is going to go, one thing is for sure: Investing in cleaner mining techniques is a safe way to go, no matter the political outcome.
The Senate has voted today to block legislation that would repeal the carbon tax.
New research suggests nearly two-thirds of global greenhouse emissions generated since the start of the industrial revolution has been caused by just 90 companies including BHP and Rio Tinto.
The Australian Rail Track Corporation said no changes are required to reduce dust emitted from coal trains in the Hunter.
The Federal Government has provided more than $70 million in funding to aid the mining industry in reducing ‘fugitive emissions’ from coal mines.