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Miners on hunt for green savings

An increasing number of miners are looking to harness wind and solar power to bring cost efficiencies to remote mining operations.

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Newmont Mining hopes to harness solar power at its Tanami operations in Australia

Amid fluctuating commodity prices, the recent Energy and Mines World Congress in Toronto looked at the role of renewables in mining as a means of driving down and controlling energy costs.