Microgrids create a power shift for miners

Microgrids create a power shift for miners

Miners have found they can keep the power flowing when they disconnect from a failing grid.

Power / Remote power

29 SEPTEMBER 2020
Rolls-Royce sending Bergen engines to Iron Bridge

Rolls-Royce sending Bergen engines to Iron Bridge

Gensets will be integrated with a 150 MegaWatt solar photovoltaic farm and battery storage.

Power / Remote power

25 SEPTEMBER 2020
South Africa's miners see light in the dark

South Africa's miners see light in the dark

Blackouts and deliberate shutdowns have blighted South Africa for many years.

Power / Remote power

25 SEPTEMBER 2020
Atalaya goes solar at Riotinto in Spain

Atalaya goes solar at Riotinto in Spain

Subject to securing permits and financing, construction is targeted to start by mid-2021.

Power / Remote power

24 SEPTEMBER 2020
Could mining go nuclear?

Could mining go nuclear?

Could USNC's Micro Modular Reactor be the energy solution for many remote mines?

Power / Remote power

24 SEPTEMBER 2020
Mining's increasing use of microgrids

Mining's increasing use of microgrids

Mines looking beyond the conventional to choices that not only offer power but increased efficiency....

Power / Remote power

21 SEPTEMBER 2020
Caledonia raises US$13M for solar plant

Caledonia raises US$13M for solar plant

Company plans to reduce dependence on the domestic utility due to recurring supply disruptions.

Power / Remote power

04 SEPTEMBER 2020
BHP in renewables deal for Queensland Coal

BHP in renewables deal for Queensland Coal

Five-year deal will see power provided mainly from a combination of solar, wind, hydro and gas.

Sustainability

02 SEPTEMBER 2020
Aurubis signs solar deal for Bulgaria smelter

Aurubis signs solar deal for Bulgaria smelter

Aurubis Bulgaria aims to produce 20% of the electricity needed for its smelter by 2030.

Sustainability

30 JULY 2020
Caledonia plans power plant for Blanket gold mine

Caledonia plans power plant for Blanket gold mine

Gold mine is currently drawing power from the Zimbabwean grid.

Power / Remote power

27 JULY 2020
CEC cuts power to Konkola Copper

CEC cuts power to Konkola Copper

Pair have ended supply agreement

Power / Remote power

02 JUNE 2020
Arcadia powering up with ZETDC

Arcadia powering up with ZETDC

Owner Prospect Resources said agreement in force from new year

Power / Remote power

17 DECEMBER 2019