vSMRs could solve decarbonisation challenges at Canada’s remote northern mines: study
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vSMRs could solve decarbonisation challenges at Canada’s remote northern mines: study
June 24, 2021

Very small modular reactors (vSMRs) could provide clean, economic and reliable power and heat to remote northern mines and surrounding communities in Canada, according to a recent study completed by Ontario Power Generation (OPG), Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), and Mining Innovation, Rehabilitation, and Applied Research Corporation (MIRARCO). The feasibility study, looking into vSMRs ability to[…]

Rio Tinto and Schneider Electric partner on decarbonisation initiatives
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Rio Tinto and Schneider Electric partner on decarbonisation initiatives
June 23, 2021

Rio Tinto and Schneider Electric have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a “first-of-its-kind” collaboration to develop a circular and sustainable market ecosystem for both companies and their customers. This multi-product partnership will see Schneider Electric use responsibly-sourced materials produced by Rio Tinto. These include low-carbon aluminium and copper produced with renewable power, iron[…]

Xerotech boosts off-road integrated battery system offering with help of Meta System
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Xerotech boosts off-road integrated battery system offering with help of Meta System
June 23, 2021

Battery pack manufacturer Xerotech has formed a partnership with automotive electronic systems supplier Meta System to help expand its offering and provide integrated battery systems to the non-road mobile machinery (NRMM) market. The NRMM is widely being recognised as the next frontier of electrification, Ireland-based Xerotech says, with industrial OEMs regularly announcing new, fully-electric equipment[…]

Bentley’s cloud-based tech aids AAEngineering in Altynalmas gold plant design
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Bentley’s cloud-based tech aids AAEngineering in Altynalmas gold plant design
June 23, 2021

AAEngineering Group, utilising Bentley Systems’ cloud-based technology, has helped Altynalmas come up with a new vision for a gold processing plant in Kazakhstan. When drilling and geological studies revealed the presence of gold ores in the surrounding Akmola region, gold producer Altynalmas invested in expanding resource extraction operations, announcing a tender to increase annual ore[…]