Energy Consumption for Iron Ore Mining

  • Tracking the trends 2016 The top 10 issues mining Deloitte

    Oct 7, 2015 everything from iron ore, coal and aluminum through nickel, copper to optimize energy consumption . LEARNING FROM OTHER and productivity lever—and a potential mine field. To enhance productivity, miners could ask the labor force to produce more ore per hour or drive towards more mechanized.


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  • Role of Ferrous Raw Materials in the Energy Efficiency of Integrated

    An integrated steelplant model including all major unit operations was used to calculate overall system energy consumption from iron ore mining to hot rolled coil. Adjustments were made accounting for energy benefit of ground granulated blast furnace slag in cement production, energy required for cement production 


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  • NATURAL RESOURCES SUSTAINABILITY: IRON ORE MINING

    ABSTRACT: In the present article, a new tool to determine environmental sustainability, the energy impact index (EII) was developed to classify different iron mine projects according to two main parameters including energy consumption and CO2 emissions. The EII considers the characteristics of the mineral (such as the 


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  • canadian openpit mines L'Office de l'efficacité énergétique

    BENCHMARKING THE ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF CANADIAN OPENPIT MINES. 2 METHODOLOGY. 2. METHODOLOGY. 2.1 Boundaries of the Analysis. The focus of the analysis of comparative energy costs and usage was as follows: 2.1.1 Gold and Iron Ore. The gold and iron ore energy analysis focused on mining 


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  • Estimates of Electricity Requirements for the Recovery of Mineral

    Figure 2. Estimated distribution of 26 TWh of electricity consumption during 2005 among selected mineral Number of sites and estimated annual electricity consumption for mines and facilities considered . Estimated electricity requirements for the production of iron ore products (lumpy and fines) ..60. Table 25.


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  • canadian openpit mines L'Office de l'efficacité énergétique

    BENCHMARKING THE ENERGY CONSUMPTION OF CANADIAN OPENPIT MINES. 2 METHODOLOGY. 2. METHODOLOGY. 2.1 Boundaries of the Analysis. The focus of the analysis of comparative energy costs and usage was as follows: 2.1.1 Gold and Iron Ore. The gold and iron ore energy analysis focused on mining 


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  • Estimates of Electricity Requirements for the Recovery of Mineral

    Figure 2. Estimated distribution of 26 TWh of electricity consumption during 2005 among selected mineral Number of sites and estimated annual electricity consumption for mines and facilities considered . Estimated electricity requirements for the production of iron ore products (lumpy and fines) ..60. Table 25.


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  • ENERGY CONSUMPTION FOR STEEL PRODUCTION An example

    Nov 1, 1986 surplus is transported to other parts of the steel plant or possibly sold to third parties. In some cases the hearing has been achieved with blastfurnace gas. The efficiency of this coking process is about 85 percent, with a net energy consumption of about 4.5 (45). GJ/tonne coke. 2.3. Pig iron production.


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  • Energy Management in Mining Department of Industry, Innovation

    Energy consumption across the mining value chain. 3 . managers to ensure that when changes in consumption patterns or equipment occur energy efficiency is Box 3: Upgrading energy metering at Yandicoogina Mine. Yandicoogina is an opencut mine in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Iron ore is processed.


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  • US Mining Industry Energy Bandwidth Study Department of Energy

    minimum, the mining industry would save about 467 TBtu/yr, or 37% of current energy consumption. Energy savings illustrated in Exhibit 3 include the full . Mined Material Recovery in 2000. Commodity. Recovery Ratio. Million Tons. Recovered. Million. Tons Mined. Coal. Average. 82%. 1073. 1308.5. Metals. Iron. 19%.


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  • China's steel, coal curbs a doubleedged sword for imports: Russell

    Mar 6, 2017 The government also announced it wants to cut energy consumption per capita by 3.4 percent and curb carbon intensity by 4 percent in 2017. Assuming that the actual capacity closures achieved are in line with the targets, where does that leave imports of iron ore and coal? For iron ore, much will depend 


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  • Identifying opportunities to reduce the consumption of energy across

    A similar conclusion was made in a 2005 report by the Natural Resources of Canada where they benchmarked the energy consumption of open cut iron ore and gold mines. In investigating iron ore in an open cut mine, it was reported that there was potential to reduce the mining costs (based on energy savings) by 36% and 


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  • RENEWABLE ENERGY IN THE AUSTRALIAN MINING SECTOR

    Energy for metals with low onsite beneficiation, such as bauxite and iron ore, is predominately consumed as diesel for plant involved in extraction and transport. Energy for metals with high onsite site beneficiation, such as copper and gold, is predominantly consumed as electricity5. 1. Industry overview. The mining sector 


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  • Energy Management in Mining Department of Industry, Innovation

    Energy consumption across the mining value chain. 3 . managers to ensure that when changes in consumption patterns or equipment occur energy efficiency is Box 3: Upgrading energy metering at Yandicoogina Mine. Yandicoogina is an opencut mine in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Iron ore is processed.


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  • Energy Intensity Development of the German Iron and Steel Hal

    Mar 28, 2013 is the specific energy consumption for product refers to the heating value or the energy needed to produce energy carrier is the amount of the consumed energy carrier to produce product is the production of product in the investigated year in the German iron and 


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  • Energy Consumption in Mining Comminution Science Direct

    2.1 Energy Consumption in Open Pit/ Underground Mines. There is a dearth of information about energy consumption specific to individual mines. One study [6], which is a collaboration that compares seven mine mill/concentrator operations: four gold and three iron ore mines. The average energy needed for seven mines is 


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  • PRESENTATION 1 Energy Use in Metal Production

    Energy is consumed at all stages in the production of primary metals – mining, beneficiation and chemical produce metals from their ores since energy is required largely only for melting and not chemical from hematite is around 7 GJ per tonne Fe but modern iron and steelmaking practice requires around 20 GJ per 


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  • Dynamics appraisal of electrical energy consumption process of iron

    Detailed Record. Title: Dynamics appraisal of electrical energy consumption process of iron ore mines in conditions of indeterminacy and insufficiency of information. Language: English Authors: Parkhomenko, Roman1 Source: Metallurgical &amp Mining Industry Document Type: Article Keywords: DATACOMPRESSION


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  • A Comparison of Iron and Steel Production Energy Use and Energy

    apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. Reference In 2006, the iron and steel industry accounted for 13.6% and 1.4% of primary energy consumption in China and the U.S., respectively (U.S. DOE/EIA, 2010a Zhang et al., 2010). The energy efficiency of 


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  • FACT SHEET Energy use in the steel industry Worldsteel

    The energy efficiency of steelmaking facilities varies depending on production route, type of iron ore and coal used, the steel product mix, operation control technology, and material efficiency. • Energy is also consumed indirectly for the mining, preparation, and transportation of raw materials (about 8% of the total energy 


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