Trudeau’s energy chief unveils low-carbon industrial strategy

Mining News Pro - Canada is launching an industrial strategy for its natural resources, with critical mineral infrastructure, hydrogen production and other low-carbon projects set to be a major focus.

Surging energy prices force Japanese steel giant to revisit coal

Mining News Pro - Nippon Steel Corp. is prepared to make more investments in coal mines after the energy source surged in price, as Japan’s biggest steelmaker looks at ways to stabilize the supply of one of its key raw materials.

New mapping method may lead to discovery of new geothermal energy

Mining News Pro - Researchers at the University of Twente developed a new method to analyze the earth’s continental crust, which lays the groundwork to predict geothermal energy sources and other critical resources in our and other planets.

Top 5 Mining Companies Adopting Solar Energy

Mining News Pro - Mining companies are expected to spend $3.8bn on renewables projects, with plans for a combined capacity of 585 MW in solar energy alone.

EnergyX disqualified from Bolivian lithium race on technicality

Mining News Pro - Last week, Austin, Texas-based EnergyX and Argentine energy firm Tecpetrol were disqualified from a race to mine Bolivian lithium, the government said, as the country aims to tap its vast resources in partnership with one or more foreign companies.

EnergyX out of Bolivian lithium race

Mining News Pro - EnergyX and Argentine energy firm Tecpetrol have been disqualified from a race to mine Bolivian lithium, the government said, as the country aims to tap its vast resources in partnership with one or more foreign companies.

Chadormalu Company: More production and less energy consumption are our perspective

Mining News Pro - Chadormalu produced 12 million tons of iron ore concentrate and 3.8 million tons of pellet.

Forrest back at Fortescue helm to speed clean energy push

Mining News Pro - Billionaire Andrew Forrest will return to lead iron ore producer Fortescue Metals Group Ltd. under an overhaul of the firm’s management aimed at accelerating a push into clean energy.

Metals scarcity could slow energy transition

Mining News Pro - While the movement to an electrified future is already picking up pace, it will be much slower than some of the optimistic projections in the market today, CPM Group founder and MD Jeffrey Christian told an industry event in Vancouver.

LandGate working on solution to assess projected performance of large energy

Mining News Pro - NextEra Energy Resources, a subsidiary of LandGate Corp., raised $10 million in Series B funding, which the company will use to enhance its product suite, with a particular focus on solutions catering to financial institutions.

Metal demand seen surging for decades on strength of energy transition

Mining News Pro - Demand for metals used in everything from wind-turbine blades to batteries will surge for decades to come, driven by efforts to decarbonize the global economy and shift away from fossil fuels, according to the World Bank.

Africa’s accelerated energy transition should leave no-one behind

Mining News Pro - As the world pivots towards a green energy transition in the fight against climate change, Africa faces a generational opportunity to create new supply chains drawing upon its ‘Aladdin’s cave’- like endowment of mineral wealth, a keynote panel at the African Mining Indaba heard on Tuesday.

Metal demand seen surging for decades on strength of energy transition

Mining News Pro - Demand for metals used in everything from wind-turbine blades to batteries will surge for decades to come, driven by efforts to decarbonize the global economy and shift away from fossil fuels, according to the World Bank.

China’s new energy policies kill 15 overseas coal projects

Mining News Pro - About 12.8 GW (15 plants) of China-backed overseas coal projects that received either financial backing or equipment, procurement and construction support from Chinese firms were shelved or cancelled since September 2021 as a result of revised energy policies in host countries and the withdrawal of support from Chinese firms, a recent report by the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air states (CRECA).

Lithium Energy, Hanaq Group join forces to explore lithium deposits in Argentina

Mining News Pro - Australia’s Lithium Energy Limited and Hanaq Group, a company with Chinese and Argentinian capital, have joined forces to find new lithium deposits in the Olaroz-Cauchari endorheic basin, located in Argentina’s northwestern Jujuy province.

Australia begins long road to retraining thousands of coal workers for clean energy roles

Mining News Pro - The sudden speed of the shift to clean power is forcing Australia, a global champion of coal and gas, to confront one of the energy industry’s biggest challenges — how to transition millions of fossil fuel workers to new roles in wind and solar.

Russia’s war in Ukraine puts global energy transition at crossroad

Mining News Pro - Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is upending the global transition away from fossil fuels in the fight against climate change.

Russia’s war in Ukraine put global energy at risk

Mining News Pro - Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is upending the global transition away from fossil fuels in the fight against climate change.

WA sees future in clean energy across sectors

Mining News Pro - The Western Australian Government will offer more than $11 million to seven regional projects in the second round of the Clean Energy Future Fund (CEFF), including one with Alcoa to decarbonise the alumina refining process.

Zinc-air batteries get solar energy makeover

Mining News Pro - Researchers at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) developed a technology to improve the electrochemical performance of zinc-air batteries by utilizing solar energy.

When would the energy transition will happen?

Mining News Pro - Renewables only account for 30% of incremental primary energy demand meaning global economic growth has not decoupled from growth in emissions.

Vulcan Energy inks 20-year geothermal energy supply deal with Germany’s MVV

Mining News Pro - Vulcan Energy has signed a deal with Germany’s fifth biggest utility firm MVV Energy for at least 240 gigawatt hours per year of geothermal energy starting in 2025, the company said on Tuesday.

UK to unveil energy revamp with focus on nuclear and wind

Mining News Pro - The UK will detail plans to broaden its energy sources this week as the war in Ukraine, sanctions on Russia and a cost-of-living crisis forces countries across Europe to urgently revamp how they generate electricity and heat homes.

Gold price extends gains amid talks of further energy sanctions on Russia

Mining News Pro - Gold extended gains on Thursday as risk sentiment continues to pile up over the military crisis in Ukraine, with the US and its allies entering discussions on possible further energy sanctions against Russia.

Gulf widens between fossil fuels, transition to renewable energy

Mining News Pro - Even before Russia invaded Ukraine, shocking oil and natural gas markets, an energy crisis had already been brewing in Europe – a crisis that was somewhat self-induced.

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