Anglo American partners with EDF Renewables to secure 100% renewable energy supply for South Africa operations
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Anglo American partners with EDF Renewables to secure 100% renewable energy supply for South Africa operations
March 18, 2022

Anglo American has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with EDF Renewables, a global leader in renewable energy, to work together towards developing a regional renewable energy ecosystem (RREE) in South Africa. The ecosystem is expected to be designed to meet Anglo American’s operational electricity requirements in South Africa through the supply of 100% renewable electricity[…]

New ICMM training material to support continual improvement in the safe and transparent management of tailings
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New ICMM training material to support continual improvement in the safe and transparent management of tailings
February 15, 2022

As another step towards improving the management of tailings across the mining industry, the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) today published training material based on the ICMM Tailings Management: Good Practice Guide, designed to be used by tailings professionals in educating wider site-based staff and executives to improve awareness of the importance of[…]

South Australia Government extends Accelerated Discovery Initiative
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South Australia Government extends Accelerated Discovery Initiative
November 26, 2021

The South Australia Government says it will extend its Accelerated Discovery Initiative (ADI) until 2025, committing another A$11.5 million ($8.2 million) to the program. The ADI provides co-financing to mineral exploration activities to attract greater exploration investment, bringing forward new mineral resource discoveries, jobs, Aboriginal employment opportunities and royalties, according to the government. It also[…]

Small modular reactors could offer ‘game changing’ power solution in mining, report says
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Small modular reactors could offer ‘game changing’ power solution in mining, report says
October 8, 2021

A Minerals Council of Australia-backed report looking into the potential use of small modular reactors (SMRs) in Australia argues they might provide realistic options for decarbonising large regional settlements and off-grid mining operations. The report, titled ‘Small modular reactors in the Australian context’, is authored by Dr Ben Heard, a Senior Consultant in the Engineering[…]

Parsons ISO Standard on mine closure and reclamation management to be published next month
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Parsons ISO Standard on mine closure and reclamation management to be published next month
September 14, 2021

Parsons Corp has announced that a new International Standards Organization (ISO) Standard and Guidance Document for Mine Closure and Reclamation Management has been internationally approved. Parsons, a leader in the development of these first-of-their kind standards, says the standard will be published in October. “Mine closure is a critical component of mine planning, as it[…]