Potash Mine

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

Calculation B  
   
Calculate Pump Time  
220 Total Number of Rotating Equipment Per Site
75% Proportion Pumps
165 Total Number of Pumps Per Site
90% Utilisation
7,884 Utilisation Hours Per Year Per Pump
1,300,860 Total Pump Utilisation Hours Per Year Per Site
   
Calculate Pump Seal Energy Saving Usage #1  
20% % Plan 32's
33 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
42,147,864 kWh per site
11,379,923 kg CO2 eq per site
2,474 cars per site
   
Calculate Pump Seal Energy Saving Usage #2  
10% % Plan 21's
17 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
5,203,440 kWh per site
1,404,929 kg CO2 eq per site
305 cars per site
   
Calculate Total Energy Savings Per Site  
47,351,304 kWh per site
12,784,852 kg CO2 eq per site
2,779 total number of equivalent cars saving per site
   
Scale Up For Global Usage  
403 global number of sites
19,082,575,512 kWh
5,152,295,388 kg CO2 eq
1,120,064 total number of equivalent cars globally

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Potash Mining Case Study

  • Reference: CH01453
  • 300% and counting
  • Savings: 509,000 ZAR (first 12 months)
  • Reference: CH00064 - CH00063
  • MTBF Improvement: 3 months to 2 years

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