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Improved implementation strategies to sustain energy saving measures on mine cooling systems
Reliable, efficient and cost-effective energy supply is crucial for economic and social development. Mining and industrial sectors consumed close to 37% of the total energy produced in the world during 2013. The South ...
Novel simulations for energy management of mine cooling systems
(North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2017)
The South African mining industry purchased 13.8% of the electricity supplied by Eskom in 2015. Deep-level mines are some of the largest electricity consumers in the mineral extraction industry. The electricity costs of ...