NFC China, ERG agree on EPC contract to construct ‘special coke plant’ at JSC Shubarkol Komir
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NFC China, ERG agree on EPC contract to construct ‘special coke plant’ at JSC Shubarkol Komir
September 16, 2021

Eurasian Resources Group (ERG) and China Nonferrous Metal Industry’s Foreign Engineering and Construction Co Ltd. (NFC China) have signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to construct a “special coke plant” at JSC Shubarkol Komir in Kazakhstan’s Karaganda Region. The new 400,000 t/y plant will produce a reducing agent that is key to the[…]

FFI CEO and FMG Chairman visit Hazelmere facility to see 221 t green hydrogen truck in action
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FFI CEO and FMG Chairman visit Hazelmere facility to see 221 t green hydrogen truck in action
September 16, 2021

Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) CEO Julie Shuttleworth and Fortescue Chairman Dr Andrew Forrest AO recently visited FFI’s research and development facility in Hazelmere, Perth, Australia where the FFI green team have been designing ground-breaking 100% carbon-free green hydrogen haul trucks. By the end of the decade, Fortescue has said its trucks will be running on[…]

Electric Mine Consortium launches Electric Mine Simulation crowd challenge
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Electric Mine Consortium launches Electric Mine Simulation crowd challenge
September 16, 2021

The Electric Mine Consortium (EMC) has launched the ‘Electric Mine Simulation’ crowd challenge in partnership with the OZ Minerals Think & Act Differently ideas incubator and Unearthed. OZ Minerals, IGO, South 32, Blackstone Minerals, Evolution Mining, Barminco and Goldfields have committed to significantly reducing their carbon footprint. These seven mining companies along with a number[…]

Swedish universities on board with LKAB’s carbon-dioxide free mission
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Swedish universities on board with LKAB’s carbon-dioxide free mission
September 15, 2021

LKAB says it is investing SEK80 million ($9.3 million) in a multi-year collaboration focused on research for sustainable mining of the future. In close collaboration with LKAB personnel, prominent researchers at, among other partners, Luleå University of Technology, Örebro University and Mälardalen University will develop solutions to enable the company’s transition to carbon dioxide-free processes[…]