Renewed focus on renewables

Renewed focus on renewables

Ian R. Coles, head of Mayer Brown's global mining group, looks at the challenges of decarbonisation

Solar strengthens Otjikoto's sustainability efforts

Solar strengthens Otjikoto's sustainability efforts

B2Gold's Bill Lytle on the recent opening of the Otjikoto solar power plant in Namibia

Sustainability

30 JULY 2018
TNG evaluates alternative power sources

TNG evaluates alternative power sources

TNG is assessing alternative power options for its Mount Peak project

Sustainability

21 DECEMBER 2017
Renewable energy potential of old mines

Renewable energy potential of old mines

Rocky Mountain Institute uncovers opportunity to turn closed mines into power plants

Sustainability

17 NOVEMBER 2017
Cat powers up B2Gold

Cat powers up B2Gold

B2Gold Corp has selected Cat dealer Barloworld to supply 7MW of solar power at the Otjikoto mine in Namibia...

Power / Remote power

29 AUGUST 2017
Newmont's Tanami mines opt for gas

Newmont's Tanami mines opt for gas

Approvals have begun to connect the Amadeus Gas Pipeline to Newmont's Granites and Dead Bullock Soak...

Precious metals

11 AUGUST 2017
Tata Steel commissions Noamundi solar plant

Tata Steel commissions Noamundi solar plant

A 3MW solar PV power plant has been commissioned at Tata Steel's Noamundi iron ore mine

Natural resources

27 JULY 2017
Simark, KNS partnership

Simark, KNS partnership

Simark Controls partners with KNS Communications to power wireless networks

Innovation

20 JUNE 2017
New renewables projects for mines

New renewables projects for mines

Two recent project announcements show that renewables are an attractive solution for mines

Natural resources

15 MAY 2017
Aggreko signs solar-diesel power deal in Eritrea

Aggreko signs solar-diesel power deal in Eritrea

Aggreko has signed a 10-year deal to provide solar-diesel hybrid power to Nevsun in Eritrea

Power / Remote power

28 APRIL 2017
Miners look for green savings

Miners look for green savings

An increasing number of miners are looking to harness wind and solar power

Innovation

07 DECEMBER 2016
Solar savings for Mexican mine

Solar savings for Mexican mine

Peñoles La Parreña copper mine in Mexico has completed the installation of a solar heating solution

Investment

07 OCTOBER 2016