June 19, 2013 – Toronto, Ont. - The global mining industry will meet with renewable energy developers, suppliers and investors this September 25-26 at the Renewable Energy and Mining Summit which creates a much-needed platform for these two sectors to network and discuss the opportunities for powering mines with renewable energy.
Munich, Germany (June 17th, 2013) CRONIMET Mining AG, the global mining, metals processing and commodity trading group, based in Karlsruhe,through its daughter company CRONIMET Mining Energy AG based inSteinhausen (Zug), Switzerland, announces the acquisition of Solea AG’s share capital inthe renewable energy developmentand company, Solea Capital GmbH based in Munich, Germany. Solea Capital GmbH received legal advice from the law offices of Bird & Bird in Munich.
Cronimet Mining Power Solutions has been shortlisted against stiff competition from international and local bidders for the next stage of the 3 x 10MW solar PV IPP procurement process being run by the Namibian Ministry of Mines and Energy and NamPower.
The Text preview: TORONTO (miningweekly.com) – A global mining and energy solutions firm is offering miners the opportunity to swap resources for electricity, which could potentially open the door to juniors seizing the opportunity to introduce renewable power at their projects without carrying the burden of financing, engineering, constructing or operating the equipment.
Limpopo mine drawing power from 1 MW solar plant
A 1 MW off-grid solar photovoltaic (PV) facility has officially been integrated into the electricity supply system at CRONIMET’s chrome mine, in South Africa’s Limpopo province.
South African photovoltaic engineering, procurement and construction company Solea Renewables will start construction of the first off-grid, utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) plant in Southern Africa at a chrome mine near Thabazimbi next week.