Oz Minerals probes use of renewables in mining operations

OZ Minerals is embarking on an energy-focused project with six other notable industry organisations called the Energy and Mining Collaboration (EMC).

Australian Mining is reporting the partnership is focused on investigating demand for renewables adoption in the mining industry in preparation for a possible showcase of renewable energy integration.

OZ Minerals will form a partnership with founding collaborators Adelaide University, the Department of Energy and Mining, the Rocky Mountain Institute, solar company SunSHIFT, Tonsley Innovation Precinct and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO).

Together, they will work to formalise the partnership over the next six months, inviting other collaborators from around the world.

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