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    • Benchmarking electricity use of deep-level mines 

      Cilliers, Charl (North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2016)
      Electricity consumption, and the cost thereof, has become a large contributor to operating costs in deep-level mining in South Africa. Up to 60% of electricity used on deep-level mines can be attributed to five high power ...
    • Investigating the effect of pump availability on load shift performance 

      De Jager, Johannes Petrus (North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2015)
      Due to the high electricity consumption trends of pumping operations in the mining sector, numerous load-shifting projects have been implemented to reduce peak TOU demand for electricity. A lack of maintenance on pump ...