Austmine facilitates Charge On Innovation Challenge mining truck electrification initiative with BHP, Rio Tinto & Vale as founding patrons
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Austmine facilitates Charge On Innovation Challenge mining truck electrification initiative with BHP, Rio Tinto & Vale as founding patrons
May 6, 2021

Just two months after the announcement of the Electric Mine Consortium, BHP, Rio Tinto and Vale, three of the world’s biggest resource companies are the founding patrons of a new mining industry haul truck electrification collaboration, the Charge On Innovation Challenge, which is being facilitated by Austmine. It is described as “a global initiative for[…]

XING Mobility partners with BP’s Castrol to deliver advanced, immersion cooled battery systems for the EV market
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XING Mobility partners with BP’s Castrol to deliver advanced, immersion cooled battery systems for the EV market
April 29, 2021

XING Mobility and Castrol, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BP PLC have today announced a partnership to further develop XING Mobility’s immersion cooling battery technology, utilising Castrol’s advanced thermal management fluid to deliver unprecedented power and safety to the rapidly growing electric vehicle (EV) market including in mining. Since 2015, XING Mobility, the market leader in[…]

Gold mining major Polyus offsets remaining share of its energy consumption not yet directly met by renewable sources
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Gold mining major Polyus offsets remaining share of its energy consumption not yet directly met by renewable sources
April 29, 2021

Polyus announces that the group has acquired I-REC green certificates to offset emissions from the remaining share of Polyus’ energy consumption not yet directly met by renewable energy sources. Combined with the large-scale hydropower supply contracts the company signed earlier, this means Polyus now covers 100% of its electricity demand with renewable energy. The certificates[…]

Pacific Energy to build network integrated Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) for Fortescue Metals Group
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Pacific Energy to build network integrated Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) for Fortescue Metals Group
April 29, 2021

Pacific Energy Ltd subsidiary Contract Power Australia has signed a contract to build Western Australia’s largest network integrated Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) for Fortescue Metals Group subsidiary Pilbara Energy (Generation) Pty Ltd. Under the contract, Contract Power will design, construct, test, install and commission two BESS units as part of Fortescue’s integrated power network in Western Australia’s Pilbara[…]