Way up in northern Quebec, Glencore’s Raglan Mine is replacing diesel fuel with wind power. The wind turbine and energy storage facility – the first in Canada – has helped reduce the mine’s greenhouse gas emissions...[Read]
A massive open-pit copper mine might not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about solar power.
But the construction of photovoltaic panels actually require a wide range of metals ...[Read]
To position Canada as a leader in the emerging low-carbon economy, the Canadian Government recognizes the need to support the decarbonization of mining and has earmarked $2.3 billion...[Read]
At the Borden Gold project near Chapleau in Ontario, Goldcorp will replace all of its underground diesel fleet of trucks with Battery Electric Vehicles, which will make it the first all-electric underground mine in Canada. [Read]
The mining sector also sees social benefits and a big future role for commodities. [Read]
In a recent report, consultancy firm THEnergy stated that 2019 saw significant growth in the number of mining companies materially committing to develop onsite renewable energy projects. [Read]