Labour Party to protect both coal and renewable industries

MINEX FORUM | September 25, 2017
img0 Jeremy Corbyn, whose Labour Party came second in the 2017 UK general election, has reached out to communities hit hard by the downtown in the coal and steel industries. The Labour Party leader said a future Labour government would invest in former mining areas blighted by poverty, while also spending to promote renewable energy, said mining.com. “It’s about ...

Australian CSIRO to combine renewables and fossil fuel

MINEX Forum | September 8, 2016
img0 The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has launched the new Centre for Hybrid Energy Systems, a collaborative facility to research renewable and hybrid energy technologies, australianmining.com.au reported. The centre will be a hub for researchers and industry to identify, improve, and tailor energy technologies for specific needs, sharing the benefits of these systems to ...

Wind of change: renewables come to mining

MINEX Forum | August 5, 2016
img0 Image: sudburyminingsolutions.com In the future, mining companies will need to consider ways to create financial, social, and environmental value from mining projects. That means developing more innovative strategies that increase the value of mining operations, while identifying ways to create positive social and environmental outcomes. Today, that means converting challenges into opportunities, reported canadianminingjournal.com. A new ...