Lead Mine (Dewatering)

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

Calculation B  
   
Calculate Pump Time  
175 Total Number of Rotating Equipment Per Site
75% Proportion Pumps
131.25 Total Number of Pumps Per Site
90% Utilisation
7,884 Utilisation Hours Per Year Per Pump
1,034,775 Total Pump Utilisation Hours Per Year Per Site
   
Calculate Pump Seal Energy Saving Usage #1  
20% % Plan 32's
26 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
33,526,710 kWh per site
9,052,212 kg CO2 eq per site
1,968 cars per site
   
Calculate Pump Seal Energy Saving Usage #2  
10% % Plan 21's
13 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
4,139,100 kWh per site
1,117,557 kg CO2 eq per site
243 cars per site
   
Calculate Total Energy Savings Per Site  
37,665,810 kWh per site
10,169,769 kg CO2 eq per site
2,211 total number of equivalent cars saving per site
   
Scale Up For Global Usage  
3,125 global number of sites
117,705,656,250 kWh
31,780,527,188 kg CO2 eq
6,908,810 total number of equivalent cars globally
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Lead Mine Dewatering Case Studies

  • Reference: 3079n - 3098n
  • MTBF: 7 months
  • Water savings: 60 litres / minute

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