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 By K. Warner    Tech Bytes
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Solving the mining industry's PR problem

A mining company can never fully integrate a culture of sustainability motivated by compliance alone –satisfying laws, norms, and investors rather than taking risks and creating lasting, generational val... — Updated 9/19/2023

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Newmont CEO delivers powerful message

Urges the mining industry to build goodwill and trust to survive societal, geopolitical, and new technology megatrends in a changing world. Newmont President and CEO Tom Palmer did not waste his keynote... — Updated 9/8/2023 Full story

Aerial view of Bornite exploration camp in Alaska’s Ambler Mining District.

Critical minerals war in the White House

The White House's bold clean energy ambitions, which are intricately linked to the availability of reliable supplies of the metals needed to build electric vehicles and renewable energy infrastructure,... — Updated 4/16/2023 Full story

 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
America's largest nuclear plant, the Palo Verde plant in Arizona.

Nuclear gets historical tax incentives

The Inflation Reduction Act aims to lower energy bills for U.S. consumers, among many other financial and climate benefits. Nuclear energy is among the benefactors of this landmark legislation. According... — Updated 9/13/2022

 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
Various e-waste in the form of lithium-ion batteries.

DOE seeks lithium battery recycling input

As part of the $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Law signed by President Biden earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Energy is seeking input to help guide the future implementation of $335... — Updated 8/30/2022

 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
A factory smokestack puffing out billows of steam.

DOE seeks input for clean energy projects

The United States Department of Energy is seeking public input for a new $750 million Advanced Energy Manufacturing and Recycling Grant Program. Funded by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the program is... — Updated 8/9/2022

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DOE offers $162.75 million for e-mobility

With transportation accounting for roughly 30% of America's energy consumption and the largest contributor to the country's greenhouse gas emissions, the U.S. Department of Energy is offering more than $16... — Updated 7/10/2022

MiTRAQ Ghaleb El Masri NRCan net-zero carbon emissions Nouveau Monde

Energy efficiency tool for Canada miners

With net-zero carbon emissions from Canada's natural resource sectors being elevated to a national priority, Natural Resources Canada has teamed up with MiTRAQ to offer the Mining Energy Benchmarking... — Updated 7/10/2022

Onshoring Rare Earths Act ORE Act grants for graphite cobalt lithium manganese

ORE Act encourages more than rare earths

The Onshoring Rare Earths Act of 2020, or ORE Act, legislation introduced by U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on May 12 reaches beyond the 17 rare earth elements to include an additional four minerals and... — Updated 7/10/2022

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Cruz aims to end US reliance on China REE

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) May 12 introduced the Onshoring Rare Earths Act of 2020, or ORE Act, legislation to end the United States' dependence on China for rare earth elements and other critical... — Updated 7/10/2022


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