Emissions & Environment
Forming the Electric Mine Consortium, CEOs from the mining and resource industry have joined forces to decarbonise mine sites in response to climate change.
“Not only focusing on the bottom line but also incorporating softer, strategic goals clearly paid off,” says Laura-Jane Cornish, Editor-in-Chief of Mining Review Africa.
A recent Africa Mining Forum explored why the mining industry is following a global trend of installing renewable energy onsite.
A 25.9MW hybrid solar-diesel system is to be delivered by Aggreko to power a new Gold Fields gold mine high in the Chilean Andes.
Gas & Oil Fired
PT Freeport Indonesia has selected technology company Wärtsilä for the development of a 128MW power plant in Indonesia.
On Site Renewables
Aggreko has partnered with Gold Fields to complete the installation of one of the world’s largest renewable energy microgrids.
Ferreyros has been selected by Ferrenergy to provide a microgrid power system for the Agromin La Bonita underground copper mine in Acarí, Peru.
Cummins has installed one of its lean-burn gas generators for a microgrid project at an Australian gold mine.
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