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Report exposes Australia’s biggest fossil fuel subsidy and how mining industry could be better served

A new report by Climate Energy Finance has revealed Australia’s diesel Fuel Tax Credit Scheme disincentivises growth in future industries and will cost taxpayers $37 billion (USD 23.8b) in lost tax revenue by 2030. The report also illustrates how capping these rebates represents a multifaceted advantage for Australian manufacturing of low and zero-emission mining vehicles.


Mining atlas helps map Australia’s clean energy future

An industry-led collaboration is unlocking value in previously mined and discarded earth and rock to help boost Australia’s global position as a clean energy powerhouse.

Australia warned of over-mining risk in rush to secure critical minerals

Australia is at risk of over-mining key transition minerals by relying on “overblown” demand assumptions, according to a new report which warns policy steps to encourage responsible and sustainable use of critical minerals, such as improved battery recycling, are being ignored.

Mining’s Road to Net-Zero: Miners and Decarbonisation Leaders Look Ahead to Energy and Mines June 14-15

How will miners get to net zero and what strategies and technologies will they deploy to reach this goal in line with the Paris agreement? This is the core question 500+ miners, decarbonisation, technology, finance and government experts will address over two days this June 14-15 at the Energy and Mines Australia Summit at the Optus Stadium in Perth.

Mining major makes move towards 100% renewables

Mining major Anglo American has struck a deal with Queensland government-owned energy generator Stanwell to power its Australian operations with 100% renewable energy from 2025 onward as part of a 10-year power supply deal.


SA’s first solar-powered crypto mining centre to combat curtailment

The operators of an energy-intensive cryptocurrency mining centre in the South Australian industrial city of Whyalla believe it offers a solution to curtailment issues that haunt many developers of solar PV projects in the National Electricity Market.


CEFC invests in mining clean tech to power low emissions future

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has committed up to $21 million to unlock and commercialise innovative technology solutions that will help mining operations decarbonise and reposition the sector to capture the benefits of the future low emissions economy.

Energy-intensive cryptocurrency mining slows the march to 100% renewables

Crypto mining electricity use can exceed that of large, developed nations. Solar and storage can help cut carbon impact, but could the power be best used elsewhere?


Zenith plans Australia’s largest off-grid hybrid power plant for mining op

Australian battery minerals company Liontown Resources will install what is shaping to be the nation’s largest off-grid renewable energy hybrid power station at its $545 million Kathleen Valley Lithium Project in Western Australia, allowing the mine to be powered by 100% on-site renewables during periods of high wind and solar resource.


Mica Creek Solar Farm in Queensland mining hub signs third offtaker

Australian gas company APA Group has signed a third offtake agreement for its 88 MW Mica Creek Solar Farm, currently under construction in Queensland’s mining hub.

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