Egypt’s largest gold mine to get green boost from new solar hybrid project

A solar farm with a battery energy storage system is predicted to lower carbon dioxide emissions from the mine’s diesel power station

Bitcoin mining ‘could threaten China’s climate targets’

By 2024, Chinese bitcoin mining could generate a carbon output exceeding the total annual greenhouse gas emissions of the Czech Republic and Qatar

Rio Tinto launches sustainability label for aluminium using blockchain

Dubbed START, the label – similar to a nutrition label found on food and drinks packaging – will be sent to customers digitally, providing key information about the site where the aluminium was produced

Aviva Investors threatens to divest from companies over climate inaction

The Climate Engagement Escalation Programme will include companies from the oil and gas, metals and mining and utilities sectors

Vattenfall and Kaunis Iron team up for electrified fossil-free mining operations

They have signed a letter of intent for the collaboration, which will see the companies find business solutions to reduce the need for fossil fuels in the mining operations

Diamond mining giant commits to carbon-neutrality by 2030

De Beers also pledges to reduce its water footprint by 50% in the same timeframe

ENGIE partners with Chilean copper miner Codelco on electric mining truck project

The vehicle will support the operations of the ‘world’s biggest’ underground copper mine

ENGIE helps mining supplier cut emissions by 100,000 tonnes

Weir Minerals Australia has sealed an agreement with Engie Australia & New Zealand to source renewable energy for its operations in New South Wales and Queensland

Canadian miner pledges to develop zero carbon nickel, cobalt and iron

Canada Nickel hopes cleaner metal production will help meet rising demand for EV batteries

Hybrid renewable plant meets 70% of Australian gold mine’s power demand

The project is regarded as ‘Australia’s largest hybrid microgrid’ and features a wind farm, a photovoltaic array, a battery system and a gas/diesel engine power plant