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Fortescue partners with Liebherr to supply green mining haul trucks

Fortescue Metals Group has announced a partnership with multi-national equipment manufacturer Liebherr for the development and supply of green mining haul trucks for integration with the zero emission power system technologies being developed by Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) and Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE).

5B and Zenith Energy partner up for mining industry solar deployment

Mine sites across Western Australia are decarbonising after Zenith Energy and modular solar pioneer 5B signed an Ecosystem Framework Agreement-Deployment, which will see 5Bs rapidly deployable Maverick solar systems installed along with battery energy storage systems at multiple mine sties.

Rio Tinto ramps up solar at remote mining operation

Mining giant Rio Tinto has confirmed Energy Developments Limited is poised to begin construction of a new solar farm and battery energy storage system that will more than triple the solar PV generation capacity at the Anglo-Australian multinational’s $2.6 billion bauxite mining operation at Weipa in far north Queensland.

Tritium pioneers fast chargers for mining industry in combination with Miller Technology

ritium, a global developer and manufacturer of direct current (DC) fast chargers for electric vehicles (EVs), and Miller Technology, a leading supplier of mobile mining equipment for safety and productivity, today announced they are providing innovative fast chargers and light duty battery EVs for the mining industry.

Mining giant unveils $73 million hybrid solar+storage project

Mining giant BHP has taken another step on the path towards a renewable energy future, commissioning a 48.2 MW solar + storage hybrid power facility that will help power its Nickel West mining operations in regional Western Australia.

Are the Nationals now the party for mining, not farming?

The return of Barnaby Joyce to the federal National Party’s top job has highlighted tensions within, and dilemmas for, the broader party – particularly on climate change policy and coal.

Funding to accelerate net zero emission mining in WA

Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Johnston today launched the first actions of the Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia’s (MRIWA) Net Zero Emission Mining Challenge.

Technology helps resource firms move towards sustainable mining

A new water-purification technology that uses solar energy to transform wastewater produced by the resource industry into re-usable distilled water has been shortlisted as a finalist in this year’s innovation award organised by the Resource Industry Network (RIN).

WA mining company begins journey towards renewable power station with battery install

Gold mining company Wiluna Mining Corp has started its move to renewables, installing a 2 MW battery to replace diesel generators with plans to integrate solar, wind or pumped storage options in the coming years.

Red 5 signs on for ride with renewables-powered mining on the rise

Australian gold producer Red 5 is the latest mining company making the switch to renewables, engaging remote power generation specialist Zenith Energy to install a 30 MW hybrid solar PV-gas power plant at its King of the Hills gold mine in Western Australia.

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