mining

Australian miner seeks to power S. African project with 35MW of solar and wind

Orion Minerals appoints juwi Renewables to investigate powering major South African copper and zinc mine with a combination of solar and wind energy.

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Australian miner taps solar gold with “world’s biggest” off-grid hybrid power plant

ASX-listed resources company to build"world’s largest" off-grid, hybrid solar power plant for a stand-alone mining operation, at its Syama Gold Mine in Mali, Africa.

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Remote WA nickel mine to add 7MW solar plant, slash diesel use

Nickel miner inks deal to add 7MW of solar PV to existing diesel power supply, in "first" solar hybrid plant on an Australian mine primarily funded on commercial basis.

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WA copper mine goes green as it powers with solar and storage

First big solar and storage plant fires up at WA copper mine, and other miners are keen to follow suit to reduce crippling cost of diesel.

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Redflow makes push for renewables and battery storage for Oz mines

Australian battery maker Redflow says mining industry should be coupling large-scale battery storage with renewable energy to cut costs and quit the grid.

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