The Alchemist_Issue 39 – Hydrogen: Applications in Mining and Metals

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Is hydrogen a potential solution to enable mining and metals companies to achieve ambitious decarbonisation objectives? From Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles to Green Explosives – Issue 39 of The Alchemist takes a dive into hydrogen’s potential role in decarbonising the mining and metals industry. The Alchemist takes a closer look at hydrogen applications in the mining and metals industry, the…

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Mining Sustainability 6 – Sustainability Series Summary

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We have recently completed the publication of five reports on mining sustainability, delivered over the course of 2020. The reports have attempted to examine mining sustainability in a concise manner and with a focus on some of the key issues currently impacting mining companies and commodities. This report highlights some of the key takeaways of the previous reports and considers…

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The Alchemist_Issue 38 – Decarbonisation: The Mining and Metals Industry Reaction – Is It Smoke and Mirrors?

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Decarbonisation: The Mining and Metals Industry Reaction – Is It Smoke and Mirrors? In this issue, The Alchemist critically examines the decarbonisation levers available to the mining and metals industry and the actions taken thus far. Mining and metals companies are evaluating their portfolios and determining future strategy in light of a carbon constrained future. In response, many have set…

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Mining Sustainability 4 – Climate Change and the Decarbonisation Challenge

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This is the fourth report from RFC Ambrian in our series on sustainability in the mining industry. This report is about climate change. We take a closer look at the mining industry’s CO2 footprint, what GHG emission targets mining companies are setting, and examine what they are doing to reduce their carbon footprints, particularly though the decarbonisation of energy. We also…

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Mining Sustainability 3 – The Impact on Companies of a Changing ESG Environment

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This is the third report from RFC Ambrian on sustainability in the mining industry. This report focuses on the pressures on mining companies coming from governments and regulators, NGOs and activists, as well as internal pressures from industry bodies and companies themselves. Starting with a Tarnished Image: It is an unavoidable fact that mining causes environmental and social impacts, however, it…

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