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    • Automated mine compressed air control for sustainable savings 

      Jonker, Jeandré (North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2016)
      Compressed air generation consists of approximately 19% of a mine’s total electricity consumption. It was found that manually operated compressed air networks are controlled inefficiently. The need exists to reduce the ...
    • The implementation of a dynamic air compressor selector system in mines 

      Van Niekerk, Mattheus Hendrikus Pieters (2015)
      The generation of compressed air comprises 20% of the total electricity usage in the mining industry, although compressed air is often seen as a free source of energy. There are however significant costs associated with ...