"Other" Mines (Dewatering)

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

Calculation B  
   
Calculate Pump Time  
123 Total Number of Rotating Equipment Per Site
75% Proportion Pumps
92.25 Total Number of Pumps Per Site
90% Utilisation
7,884 Utilisation Hours Per Year Per Pump
727,299 Total Pump Utilisation Hours Per Year Per Site
   
Calculate Pump Seal Energy Saving Usage #1  
20% % Plan 32's
18 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
23,564,488 kWh per site
6,362,412 kg CO2 eq per site
1,383 cars per site
   
Calculate Pump Seal Energy Saving Usage #2  
10% % Plan 21's
9 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
2,909,196 kWh per site
785,483 kg CO2 eq per site
171 cars per site
   
Calculate Total Energy Savings Per Site  
26,473,684 kWh per site
7,147,895 kg CO2 eq per site
1,554 total number of equivalent cars saving per site
   
Scale Up For Global Usage  
4,605 global number of sites
121,911,312,978 kWh
32,916,054,504 kg CO2 eq
7,155,664 total number of equivalent cars globally

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 Calculation Notes

Values based on an average of all previously investigated mining applications

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Other Mines Dewatering Case Study

  • Reference: SAN2009
  • Savings: 113.5 million gallons of water per year
  • Reference: CH01589 Feb18 Mexico Mine Issue 2
  • Savings: $111,000 per year
  • ROI: 74 days

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