Diamond Mine (Dewatering)

Below you will find the calculations on how we formulated the figure of equivalent cars globally.

Calculation B  
   
Calculate Pump Time  
100 Total Number of Rotating Equipment Per Site
75% Proportion Pumps
75 Total Number of Pumps Per Site
90% Utilisation
7,884 Utilisation Hours Per Year Per Pump
591,300 Total Pump Utilisation Hours Per Year Per Site
   
Calculate Pump Seal Energy Saving Usage #1  
20% % Plan 32's
15 Plan 32's per Mine
162 kW per pump seal energy saving plan 32 to 23
0.27 kg CO2 eq per kWh
1,277,208 kWh per pump
344,846 kg CO2 eq per pump
75 cars per pump
19,158,120 kWh per site
5,172,692 kg CO2 eq per site
1,124 cars per site
   
Calculate Pump Seal Energy Saving Usage #2  
10% % Plan 21's
8 Plan 21's per Mine
40 kW per pump seal energy saving plan 21 to 23
0.27 kg CO2 eq per kWh
315,360 kWh per pump
85,147 kg CO2 eq per pump
18.51 cars per pump
2,365,200 kWh per site
638,604 kg CO2 eq per site
139 cars per site
   
Calculate Total Energy Savings Per Site  
21,523,320 kWh per site
5,811,296 kg CO2 eq per site
1,263 total number of equivalent cars saving per site
   
Scale Up For Global Usage  
54 global number of sites
1,162,259,280 kWh
313,810,006 kg CO2 eq
68,220 total number of equivalent cars globally
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Diamond Mine Case Studies

  • Reference: Botts2005
  • Savings: 1.1 billion US gallons
  • Savings: $3.9 million

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