Coal India, responsible for about 82% of the nation's total coal output, said the closures would save around 8 billion rupees ($124 million).
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US Energy Department announces $3 million for high performance computing to advance clean energy manufacturing
The Energy Department announced up to $3 million in available support for manufacturers to use supercomputers at the department's national laboratories to tackle major manufacturing challenges.
There is a critical need for large-scale investment and regional integration to unlock greater economic potential and mitigate risks for the energy sector in Latin America and the Caribbean, report shows.
Corsa Coal’s Acosta Deep mine, to begin operations in June, will create about 600 jobs.
De Beers Group today announced it is leading a ground-breaking research project that aims to deliver carbon-neutral mining at some of the company’s operations in as few as five years.
Athens will begin testing the waters for such sale in November, with the goal of wrapping up the sale by June 2018.
The European country holds between 1.2 to 1.4 million tonnes of lithium, located mostly around the tiny village of Cinovec, on the border with Germany.
The unit is expected to help speed up the approval of legislation that allows the exploration and exploitation of the country’s vast lithium deposits.
The Gochagar Lake project, until now property of Diamond Hunter, consists of four claims covering 3,759 hectares located in northern Saskatchewan.
The Hohe See wind park, to be located in the North Sea, has a planned capacity of about 500 megawatts.
BHP Billiton says more help is needed from both governments and industry to promote the adoption of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology.
Site Solar announced the introduction of its inaugural product to the marketplace: Site Solar 1308-watt Mobile Solar Light Tower provides bright, quiet, renewable light through maintenance-free, deep cycle batteries that operate four 150-watt clean, white LEDs.
Moves is expected to help the copper giant cope with a recently passed law that forces it to give 10% of its revenues to the armed forces.
Despite a spike in coal prices last year and promises of better times ahead for the sector by President-elect Donald Trump, the US coal industry will face further hardship this year, a new report argues.
Cornish Lithium Limited is hoping to lead the development of a lithium industry in the UK after acquiring the rights to drill for the mineral in the ancient mining region of Cornwall.
Fortune Minerals Limited is pleased to report that the Government of Canada, the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Tlicho Government have jointly announced federal funding for the construction of the Tlicho All-Season Road to the community of Whati.
Expected increased in the adoption of alternative energy sources by the country's gold sector to be boosted by recently passed regulations, such as the carbon tax.
The project, known as Laguna Verde, is located in the country’s north, known for its vast salt flats under which experts say there is enough of the commodity to supply the world for decades.
One of the largest issues with wind and solar energy sources is the need to store and release the electrical energy produced. A promising storage technology is vanadium redox flow batteries that will increase the demand for vanadium.
The goal, in Gates’ own words, is to build companies that will help “deliver the next generation of reliable, affordable, and emissions-free energy to the world.”
Based on the conglomerate's estimates, opening such plant would increase value of the product 35 times, comparing to what it could be obtained by just selling it as lithium carbonate.
In the last week alone, seven miners have been killed and 22 others remain trapped, following two accidents in local coal operations.
Regulators argue the undisclosed liabilities increase the probability that the state will be left with claims under the surface-mining and other environmental laws.
Coal use has been steadily falling in the European nation since 2011 and it currently generates barely 8% of its power needs.
The innovation is expected to eliminate all greenhouse gases associated with the movement of ore and waste rock, equal to 5,000 tons of CO2 per year.