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Mining News Pro - The International Copper Association Australia (ICAA) commissioned the University of Sydney’s Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering to develop a strategic roadmap to achieve a ‘zero-emission copper mine of the future.’

Mining News Pro - The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has released a climate action plan (CAP) towards achieving net zero emissions globally and in Australia.

Mining News Pro - Fortescue Metals Group, the world’s fourth largest iron ore producer, has brought forward a self-imposed deadline to be carbon-neutral by 2040, about 10 years earlier than its closest rivals BHP, Rio Tinto and Vale.

Mining News Pro - Newmont has significantly reduced greenhouse gas emissions across its operations, with the company’s 2019 sustainability report showing that it has almost fulfilled this year’s targets.

Mining News Pro - Greenhouse gas emissions in Australia fell by 0.9% in 2019, or 50-million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (Co2-e), to 532.5-million tonnes CO2-e, the federal government’s latest National Greenhouse Gas Inventory has found.

Mining News Pro - Brazilian miner Vale SA plans to spend at least $2 billion to cut both its direct and indirect carbon emissions by 33% by 2030, Chief Executive Eduardo Bartolomeo told Reuters on Tuesday.

Mining News Pro - Rio Tinto’s annual general meeting has revealed an increase in shareholder votes that encouraged the company to set scope three emissions target.

Mining News Pro - Rio Tinto shareholders in Australia voted on Thursday against forcing the miner to set targets for the emissions of its steel-making customers, but the issue is unlikely to go away as more than a third supported the motion. Investors have been pushing for corporate giants to cut back their emissions as part of a wider drive to combat global warming outlined in the Paris climate accord.

Mining News Pro - Only two of the 10 largest mining companies are on track to limit climate change to two degrees Celsius, according to research data from the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI).

Mining News Pro - Rio Tinto’s top investors are set to face off at the company’s upcoming annual meeting, with only some of them in favor of pushing the miner to extend the range of its targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Mining News Pro - Greenhouse emissions are expected to fall by 6% this year due to a global slowdown caused by the covid-19 pandemic, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Wednesday, but that would not be enough to stop climate change.

Mining News Pro - Rio Tinto chief executive Jean-Sébastien Jacques has noted that achieving the company’s ambitious emission targets would not be possible without using its influence on the downstream customers.

Mining News Pro - Oil majors and big miners have been falling over themselves to promise better behavior when it comes to greenhouse gases.

Mining News Pro - Rio Tinto’s new carbon emissions reduction targets have triggered heated criticism from some investors and environmental groups, with a group led by a Friends of the Earth’s subsidiary tabling a shareholder motion to improve what it calls “weak” climate goals.

Mining News Pro - Rio Tinto will spend $1 billion over the next five years to reduce its carbon footprint and have net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, but some analysts say the announcement is a minor step towards helping the mining industry achieve climate goals.

Mining News Pro - Mining companies under investor pressure to curb carbon emissions are weaning themselves off the most polluting power sources, and see lower costs in using alternatives.

Mining News Pro - South Africa’s biggest money manager has written to 22 gold mining companies asking them to disclose data on the emissions they cause, adding to pressure on the resources sector to tackle climate change.

Mining News Pro - Less than four years after China vowed to limit the use of coal and cancelled more than 100 coal power projects, a new study shows the nation — the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitter — is back in love with the fossil fuel.

Mining News Pro - BHP (ASX, NYSE:BHP) has committed to invest $400 million over five years to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from its operations and mined commodities, as the world’s number one mining company looks to take an industry lead on tackling climate change.

Mining News Pro - The agreement was signed June 20 in Tokyo, Japan, by the long-time industry partners, represented by BHP chief executive Andrew Mackenzie and Mitsubishi managing director Sadahiko Haneji

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