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    • Analysing the impact of refurbishing precooling towers on a deep-level mine 

      Jerling, S. (North-West University (South Africa), 2020)
      The challenges faced by South African gold mines are increasing operating costs, resulting in a decreased profit margin. Increased mining depths are one of the highlighted challenges but is required to remain competitive ...
    • Benchmarking electricity use of deep-level mines 

      Cilliers, Charl (North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2016)
      Electricity consumption, and the cost thereof, has become a large contributor to operating costs in deep-level mining in South Africa. Up to 60% of electricity used on deep-level mines can be attributed to five high power ...