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    • Novel solutions for compressed air demand management on deep-level mines 

      Zietsman, L.N. (North-West University (South Africa), 2020)
      Mining makes a significant contribution to South Africa’s economy (7.3% of the gross domestic product) and provides direct employment to more than 450 000 people. The bulk of South Africa’s mineral wealth lies in deep-level ...
    • A strategy for potable water conservation in gold mines 

      Ngwaku, S.R. (North-West University (South Africa), 2020)
      Water is a valuable resource in South African communities as well as industries. Mining operations require water for a variety of applications. The mismanagement of water results not only in the industry losing revenue but ...
    • A target-based performance tracker for mine energy monitoring 

      Masuku, T.M. (North-West University (South Africa), 2021)
      Software systems play a major role in the day-to-day operation of deep-level mines. These systems range from quantifying production and energy use to monitoring seismic activity. As deep-level mines expand to reach more ...