The Queensland Government has pumped $2 billion into a Renewable Energy and Hydrogen Jobs Fund, in an effort to develop its economy while advancing environmental initiatives.
Stantec will be handed the reins to deliver a range of resources projects after the multinational company signed an agreement to acquire Engenium.
Gold Road Resources and Gold Fields are installing a renewable energy hybrid microgrid to boost the throughput of their Gruyere gold project joint venture (JV) in Western Australia.
Fortescue Metals Group is set to receive 15 Rolls-Royce gas gensets that will power the Iron Bridge magnetite project in Western Australia.
The Queensland Government is fast tracking the CopperString 2.0 high voltage transmission line to provide cheaper power and turbo-charge investment across the North West Minerals Province.
When experience in the renewables energy sector collides with extensive knowledge of the mining industry, considerable benefits await those that can exploit the advantage.
IGO chief executive and managing director Peter Bradford expects the growing electric vehicle and renewable energy markets to have a strong influence on future nickel and copper prices.
Fortescue Metals Group is set to invest $US450 million ($666 million) into the next stage of its Pilbara energy connect program.
The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has approved Metso’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emission targets.
The Australian Government is prioritising the development of the nation’s position as a global supplier of rare earths and high performance metals.
BHP will significantly reduce energy prices at its Escondida and Spence copper mines after signing new renewable energy contracts at the Chilean mines.
Fortescue Metals Group plans to use solar power for up to 100 per cent of its daytime energy requirements at the Chichester Hub iron ore operations in the Pilbara.
OZ Minerals is embarking on an energy-focused project with six other notable industry organisations called the Energy and Mining Collaboration (EMC).
Coal is forecast to almost completely disappear from Australia’s electricity system by 2050 if governments do not attempt to keep plants online with subsidies, according to the latest economic analysis from BloombergNEF (BNEF) New Energy Outlook 2019.
Rio Tinto is strengthening a commitment to become a key supplier of materials for battery and electric technologies at the Jadar lithium project in Serbia and at its copper ventures around the world.
Woodside Petroleum chief executive officer Peter Coleman has conceded that the company will find it difficult to reduce emissions.
Rio Tinto will reduce its annual carbon footprint at the Kennecott copper operation in Utah, United States by up to 65 per cent with a switch from coal power to renewable energy.
Labor leader Bill Shorten has pledged to invest $75 million in the discovery of mining resources should he win the upcoming federal election.
Battery Minerals’ second major graphite operation Balama Central in Mozambique boasts a mine life of 27 years and will cost just $US69.4 million to develop, its feasibility study has shown.
Pilbara Minerals has officially opened the Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project, with steady plans to progress its stage two expansion to 5Mt/y.