Power arrangement for the company's largest producing assets will reduce its emissions by a third
Company expects life cycle assessment to show REE extraction process is environment-friendly.
Company will need to find an exit to current contracts with coal-based power generators.
New initiative to lower costs and emissions
Small and large-scale solar and LNG installations are being planned.
Renewable energy is in-keeping with the projected use of rare earth materials.
Lithium extraction and production could be carbon-negative under the initiative.
Transitioning the mining industry away from fossil fuels will require research investment.
Plant to provide 30% of the Evander mines's power need and reduce reliance on national grid.
Each PWR BLOKs corresponds to 18 MW ni power generation
Antofagasta's mining division to be powered by renewable energy by 2022
Atlas Renewable Energy and Anglo American have signed a solar energy purchase and sale contract