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renewable energy microgrids

Renewable Energy Microgrids at Gold Fields Granny Smith

SPONSORED Gold Fields’ Granny Smith gold mine is set to install one of the world’s largest renewable energy microgrids powered by more than 20,000 solar panels and backed up by a 2MW /1MWh battery...

How Can Mining Become More Sustainable?

Environmental sustainability is vital for the survival of future generations and in an industry like mining, which has been drastically impacting the earth for centuries, its well beyond due that...

STUDY: Coal dust is harming coral

Australian researchers have raised fresh concerns that a major shipping disaster could harm the Great Barrier Reef, with new research revealing coal dust in seawater can kill corals and slow down the...

Cyclone Shelter Designed for Extreme Weather Conditions

  MineARC’s innovative StormSAFE Cyclone Shelter eliminates the necessity to send staff off-site during an extreme weather emergency. It is predicted that the 2016/17 cyclone season will see a...

Mount Todd abandoned gold mine

Challenge For Vista Gold In Rehabilitating Mount Todd

The pile of problems faced by Vista Gold in their proposal to rehabilitate and get the abandoned Mount Todd gold mine site back into operation isn’t a small one. The site, near Katherine in the...

Inquiry Launched Into Waste Management Transport Drivers

Inquiry Launched Into Waste Management Transport Drivers

An inquiry was launched earlier this week into safety and fairness issues concerning road transport drivers in the waste management industry. The Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) will conduct...

AGL BTEX test was positive

Toxic Chemical BTEX Found In AGL Mine Flowback

After discovering potentially toxic chemicals in flowback water, gas company AGL has halted operations at the Gloucester coal seam gas project north of Newcastle. The company voluntarily shut the...

AMSJ Spring 2018