Keyword: "energy"

Mining News Pro - Market analyst Wood Mackenzie published a report laying the cards on the table as to what the future of clean energy and electric vehicles may look like following the November 3 election.

Mining News Pro - BHP has renewed its contract with Southern Cross Energy for 15 years to power the mining giant’s Nickel West operations in Western Australia’s Goldfields region.

Mining News Pro - More than $1-trillion of investment will be needed in key energy transition metals - aluminium, cobalt, copper, nickel and lithium - over the next 15 years to meet the growing demands of decarbonisation, says consultancy group Wood Mackenzie (WoodMac).

Mining News Pro - Total is making an investment as part of a small funding round in US fuel-cell truck startup Hyzon Motors, an effort by the French oil giant to boost development of cleaner energy sources.

Mining News Pro - US uranium producer Energy Fuels on Tuesday became debt-free, which president and CEO Mark Chalmers said distinguished the company not only from many of its peers in the uranium and natural resources sector, but also from many public companies in general.

Mining News Pro - US uranium and vanadium producer Energy Fuels has applauded President Donald Trump’s executive order declaring an emergency in the mining industry, describing it as a “major step towards providing tangible support" for producers and processors of critical minerals.

Mining News Pro - Teck Resources has signed a long-term agreement that will provide its Carmen de Andacollo copper operation in central Chile with 100% renewable power, eliminating 200,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions – the equivalent of taking 40,000 cars off the road – annually.

Mining News Pro - Bobby Stevens’s backup plan for his backup plan encountered an obstacle a few months ago. In March the coronavirus pandemic closed the Kentucky government building where he was set to take his commercial driver’s license test, which he started studying for after he got dismissed by his second coal company in a year, where he’d started working after the first one went bankrupt.

Mining News Pro - Botswana and Namibia are set to sign an agreement to develop solar projects of as much as 5 GW through installations built across their mostly flat, sunny landscapes.

Mining News Pro - Eskom Holdings, South Africa’s monopoly power utility, shuffled some senior managers weeks after missing its own target for restricting power outages.

Mining News Pro - Electricity utility Eskom has called for bids for the design and construction of a battery energy storage system (BESS) to be installed at the Skaapvlei substation at Vredendal, in the Western Cape, where the group’s 100 MW Sere wind farm is located.

Mining News Pro - Uranium and rare earths elements (REE) company Energy Fuels CEO Mark Chalmers is optimistic that the proposed $1.5-billion to create a US uranium reserve will be funded and implemented, despite sometimes “slow and uneven” progress in the government.

Mining News Pro - Amid national energy constraints and a mining sector that is set to contract, there is an opportunity for South Africa’s mining sector to continue exploring cost-saving measures with improved energy efficiency, says South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI).

Mining News Pro - Fortescue Metals Group has contracted Pacific Energy to build a power station at the Solomon iron ore mine in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Rio Tinto has submitted a formal complaint to the Icelandic Competition Authority (ICA), alleging abuse of market dominance by Landsvirkjun, energy supplier for the company’s ISAL aluminium smelter.

Mining News Pro - Cooper Energy has committed A$55-million to support increased and new gas supply for south-east Australia with a decision to upgrade the Minerva gas plant in Victoria.

Mining News Pro - BHP Nickel West has been shortlisted for the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)’s $70 million funding to develop hydrogen projects.

Mining News Pro - Australia’s resources and energy export earnings are set to fall from record highs, but the outlook is “still relatively strong”, according to the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources.

Mining News Pro - Global miner Anglo American has reached an agreement to buy 95 megawatts of wind power from Brazil`s Casa dos Ventos for 20 years, starting in 2022, according to a statement issued on Thursday.

Mining News Pro - Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter reports that the State-owned utility’s newly created just energy transition (JET) project office is evaluating green financing options that could help accelerate the deployment of renewables and facilitate the repurposing of its older coal plants in ways that improve Eskom’s sustainability and sustain livelihoods in coal mining towns.