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 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
A giant vat of molten steel slag pouring into a pit.

Baffinland iron for German green steel

One of the northernmost mines in the world, Baffinland's Mary River operation on Baffin Island in Nunavut, Canada, has among the richest iron ore deposits ever discovered, and a recent cooperation with... — Updated 8/8/2023 Full story

Rio Tinto’s Yarwun alumina refinery in Queensland, Australia.

Mining heavyweights to build pilot plant

Rio Tinto and Sumitomo Corp. have teamed up to build a demonstration plant aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the production of aluminum. The A$111.1 million (US$73.9 million) pilot project, t... — Updated 8/8/2023

Toyota Australia BHP Land Cruiser 70 EV electric vehicle Eddy Haegel Edgar Basto

Toyota Land Cruiser 70 gets EV upgrade

Mining giant BHP and Toyota Australia have teamed up to convert the Land Cruiser 70, a rugged and retro Toyota workhorse in Australia, to an electric truck that will retain the toughness for which this... — Updated 6/8/2023 Full story

 By K. Warner    Mining Tech
Massive earthen dam holds back red mud tailings at aluminum mine in Brazil.

From mining waste to building materials

Canadian tech company EnviCore and nickel mining company Talon Metals are teaming up to pioneer a "full value mining" technology that converts mine waste into products for the building, construction, and i... — Updated 4/14/2023 Full story

Komatsu mining truck that can run on multiple low-carbon power sources.

Cummins zero emission for Komatsu trucks

To further delve into the development of zero-emissions mining haul trucks, Komatsu is teaming up with Cummins, a global power leader best known for its diesel engines. Building on a longtime partnership... — Updated 7/19/2022

Carbfix Talon Metals DOE Tamarack Rio Tinto clean energy domestic mine Minnesota

DOE funds carbon antimining at Tamarack

The United States Department of Energy is investing $2.2 million to explore the holy grail of clean energy projects – a domestic mine that helps to supply the nickel and copper needed to achieve... — Updated 7/12/2022

Caterpillar heavy machinery Nouveau Monde Graphite all-electric CAT carbon-free

Electric Cats for a Nouveau graphite mine

In a move that bolsters its own vision of becoming a carbon-neutral miner of graphite and advances technologies that will lower the carbon footprint of surface mines around the globe, Nouveau Monde... — Updated 7/10/2022 Full story

 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
Kaunis Iron EV truck Volvo collaboration Sweden Vattenfall ABB Arctic electrical

Sweden irons out carbon emission future

Sweden-based Kaunis Iron, in collaboration with Vattenfall, Volvo Trucks, ABB and Wist Last & Buss have come together for a unique pilot project to develop a sustainable logistics system, free from... — Updated 7/10/2022

Newmont Corp. Tom Palmer carbon neutral 2050 $500 million 30%

Newmont to invest $500M on climate goals

Newmont Corp. is investing $500 million over the next five years toward the ambitious goal of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions 30% by 2030, another step toward the ultimate objective of transforming... — Updated 7/10/2022

Heavy duty electric mining haul truck lithium ion battery graphite

Ottawa, Quebec invest in mining EV tech

Ottawa and the Quebec provincial government are contributing nearly C$3.6 million to support Propulsion Québec's efforts to advance electric haul trucks, battery technology, and fast charging... — Updated 7/10/2022

Tesla Model S Model 3 Model Y supercharger lithium ion battery charging

A potential CO2 absorbing nickel mine

Long before Tesla CEO Elon Musk called on miners to produce more of the nickel needed in the lithium-ion batteries powering a rapidly expanding electric vehicle sector in an environmentally sensitive way,... — Updated 7/10/2022

 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
Komatsu Rio Tinto decarbonization zero-emission power-agnostic truck GHG

Komatsu power-agnostic mine truck alliance

Global mining company Rio Tinto Group and heavy equipment manufacturer Komatsu Ltd. have partnered to fast-track the development and implementation of zero-emission mining haulage solutions, with Rio... — Updated 8/17/2021 Full story


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