Recent innovations and cost reductions in cleantech hold promise for making mining more profitable, safer and better for the planet. Kachan & Co. has defined a taxonomy of cleantech in mining after analyzing the relationships of categories of innovation to each other. This edition of EL Analysts gives an overview of the major layers of the taxonomy, highlighting companies that Kachan believes are representative of leading innovation in each. This report focuses on methods of improving energy efficiency and reducing fuel consumption in the mining industry. We also touch on methods of reducing toxicity, emissions and water consumption.
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