The question facing many mining operators is whether the increasing global energy demand should be met with traditional generation or renewable sources. For an increasing number of companies, renewables are already winning on cost. Energy can account for around 15 percent of mining costs, according to a CCSI report. This level can rise to 40…

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An electrical arc could happen at any time — when no one is around, when someone is walking in proximity, or when someone is working on the equipment. The most hazardous situation is when someone is working on or near energized equipment. The equipment doors may be open, placing workers close to electrical components, conductors,…

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Welcome to our September Newsletter! Here we dish out all of the renewable energy industry news, and because we’re an EcoXpert, the latest news with Schneider Electric! Read on for the full article: Renewable Energy Industry – What’s Happening? Alberta Is Getting Serious Federal Funding To Ditch Coal For Clean Energy1 A news release earlier…

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Canada’s hydropower potential – more than double our current capacity – can help meet demand while reducing GHGs and air pollutants. All regions of Canada have hydropower resources available for development, making it a truly national resource. Over the next twenty years, hydropower project development could benefit Canada with over $125 billion in investments and a…

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