Teck's Chile mine switches to renewables

Teck's Chile mine switches to renewables

Chile is an important part of Teck's plans to become a carbon-neutral operator by 2050.

Power / Remote power

18 SEPTEMBER 2020
 RFC Ambrian: Renewable PPAs pass the buck

RFC Ambrian: Renewable PPAs pass the buck

Mining companies can't expect to renewable PPAs to achieve as much as painful operational changes

Sustainability

16 SEPTEMBER 2020
Sweden's 'green' steel plant starts operations

Sweden's 'green' steel plant starts operations

The plant aims to replace coking coal with hydrogen.

Sustainability

01 SEPTEMBER 2020
Canada Nickel sets up NetZero Metals

Canada Nickel sets up NetZero Metals

The EV sector and others are seeking zero-carbon nickel, cobalt and iron products.

Sustainability

28 JULY 2020
DoE to spend US$118 million on Coal FIRST research

DoE to spend US$118 million on Coal FIRST research

Government initiative aims at sustainable, carbon-neutral power generation from coal products.

Sustainability

23 JULY 2020
Apple buys first commercial batch from Elysis

Apple buys first commercial batch from Elysis

Apple has bought the first-ever commercial batch of carbon-free aluminium from Elysis

Sustainability

09 DECEMBER 2019
Further funding for fossil-free steel

Further funding for fossil-free steel

HYBRIT backed by owners and Swedish Energy Agency on road to fossil-free iron and steel production

Sustainability

07 OCTOBER 2019
Construction begins on ELYSIS R&D centre

Construction begins on ELYSIS R&D centre

Construction started on ELYSIS' R&D centre in Saguenay, Quebec on August 16

Innovation

19 AUGUST 2019
Rio Tinto, Alcoa to open Elysis R&D centre

Rio Tinto, Alcoa to open Elysis R&D centre

Rio Tinto and Alcoa set up facility for carbon-free aluminium processing technology

Design / Build

03 APRIL 2019
SUM to test smart, autonomous BEVs by 2020

SUM to test smart, autonomous BEVs by 2020

The Sustainable Underground Mining project is focusing on autonomous, smart and carbon-free vehicles...

Assisted by Apple, Rio Tinto and Alcoa develop carbon-free aluminium smelting

Assisted by Apple, Rio Tinto and Alcoa develop carbon-free aluminium smelting

Rio Tinto and Alcoa launch joint venture promoting a new process for carbon-free aluminium smelting

Scooptram EST1030 launched

Scooptram EST1030 launched

Atlas Copco has launched the Scooptram EST1030, a carbon emission free electric underground loader

Equipment

01 FEBRUARY 2013