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Cost savings on mine dewatering pumps by reducing preparation– and comeback loads
Using chilled water within South African gold mines is paramount to the purpose of extracting gold ore efficiently. Using water for cooling, drilling and sweeping and the release of underground fissure water causes the ...
Quantifying the effects of system constraints on the electricity cost of dewatering pumps
(North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2016)
Eskom embarked on a capacity expansion programme in 2005. The capacity expansion programme is being funded by above-inflation electricity tariff increases, which put large electricity consumers such as mines under financial ...