Australia’s mining, energy and resources industry has been listed as one of the top three industries increasing job growth in Australia, according to SEEK’s latest employment report.
The global mining industry must move away from legacy systems and processes if it is to meet the challenge of decarbonisation, according to a report commissioned by Weir Group.
Wiluna Mining has extended a power supply contract with Contract Power Group at its namesake gold operation in Western Australia.
Aggreko plans to invest up to $600 million a year to support the mining sector’s energy transition, responding to the industry’s requests for energy alternatives to fossil diesel.
Newcrest Mining intends to run the Cadia gold mine in New South Wales with power sourced from the Rye Park wind farm north of Yass.
Stanmore Coal has partnered with Blue Energy to develop an agreement to capture, process and market its mine gas from the proposed Isaac Plains underground coal mine project in the North Bowen Basin.
Aurizon managing director and chief executive officer Andrew Harding has anticipated that China’s decline in coal import volume will continue.
BHP plans to reduce scope two emissions at its Queensland coal mines by 50 percent in the next five years.
Resolute Mining is set to partner with power generation provider Aggreko in developing a hybrid power station at its Syama gold mine in Mali, West Africa.
Increased urbanisation and development are driving a continued dependence on our resources and energy usage is expected to increase significantly in the coming decades placing an increased emphasis on reliability, security, costs and the environmental impact.
The Australian Government plans to secure gas supplies for domestic use in an attempt to put downward pressure on prices and encourage new investment in gas supplies.
The CSIRO has provided further evidence surrounding the climate benefits of using gas in place of coal to generate electricity.
Following a hydraulic oil fire at an underground mine in the Asia region, an underground miner selected a fire resistant hydraulic oil over a mineral hydraulic oil.
Remote mines are now utilising scalable microgrids that can evolve with the lifecycle, improving flexibility and efficiency.
While the energy landscape seemed frozen in time for several decades from the 1950s until 2000, we have certainly come out of the ice age and are now headed, perhaps a little too quickly, to much warmer times.
Employment company SEEK has revealed that the mining, resources and energy sector was the third-strongest contributor to the Australian employment market for the month of May.
Referred to as the ‘fifth utility’, air compressors play a vital role in the mining industry. While compressed air is a valuable resource on any mine site, the costs of running air compressors can be high – accounting for up to 20 per cent of energy costs in an underground mine.
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have slowed down in Australia’s first quarter due to a number of market uncertainties according to data acquired by Pitcher Partners and Mergermarket.
Woodside Petroleum chief executive officer Peter Coleman has conceded that the company will find it difficult to reduce emissions.
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.