Rio Tinto agrees power deal for Iceland smelter

Rio Tinto agrees power deal for Iceland smelter

Contract still specifies the sale of 390 MegaWatts or 3.416 GWh per year and expires in 2036

Plant

16 FEBRUARY 2021
Polyus switches to 90% renewables

Polyus switches to 90% renewables

Power arrangement for the company's largest producing assets will reduce its emissions by a third

Power / Remote power

11 FEBRUARY 2021
Aggreko says mining appetite for green power expanding

Aggreko says mining appetite for green power expanding

Power company's mining boss sees faster transition even with cost headwinds.

Power / Remote power

10 FEBRUARY 2021
BHP signs solar deal for Kwinana refinery

BHP signs solar deal for Kwinana refinery

Deal will help reduce emissions from electricity use at the refinery by up to 50% by 2024.

Sustainability

02 FEBRUARY 2021
Amarillo Gold gets powerline agreement

Amarillo Gold gets powerline agreement

Company still awaiting the permit to install the line.

Power / Remote power

28 JANUARY 2021
Aggreko plans hybrid plant for Gold Fields' Salares Norte

Aggreko plans hybrid plant for Gold Fields' Salares Norte

Project expected to save Gold Fields US$7.4 milion in energy costs over the next decade.

Power / Remote power

20 JANUARY 2021
Energy storage helps Agnew gold mine switch to renewables

Energy storage helps Agnew gold mine switch to renewables

Agnew was the first mine in Australia to integrate large-scale wind energy.

Sustainability

15 JANUARY 2021
Rio Tinto NZ smelter keeps lights on until end-2024

Rio Tinto NZ smelter keeps lights on until end-2024

Rio Tinto in 2020 flagged planned closure due to high transmission costs.

Power / Remote power

14 JANUARY 2021
Pan African plans Evander solar plant

Pan African plans Evander solar plant

Company aims to bring solar plant online before the end of 2021.

Power / Remote power

15 DECEMBER 2020
Braveheart moves forward with hydropower plan for Bull River

Braveheart moves forward with hydropower plan for Bull River

British Columbia has scheduled a connection date of June 2021 for the Cranbrook mine.

Power / Remote power

08 DECEMBER 2020
Vale plans US$500M solar park in Minas Gerais

Vale plans US$500M solar park in Minas Gerais

Operational start-up of Sol do Cerrado expected by fourth quarter 2022.

Investment

02 DECEMBER 2020
CSIRO, GTI partner on supercritical CO2 plant

CSIRO, GTI partner on supercritical CO2 plant

Project aims to demonstrate the so-called "Brayton power cycle" in a pilot-scale plant

Power / Remote power

23 NOVEMBER 2020