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  • Chapter 7 Energy Use in the Copper Industry

    1996-11-20 · energy per ton of cathode copper produced, or about 21 percent of the energy consumed in pro-ducing copper (see figure 7-1 ). Approximately 59.7 percent of the energy is in the form of diesel or light fuel, 36.1 percent electricity, 2.4 percent gasoline, 1.0 percent natural gas, and 0.7 percent in some other form.3 Hauling operations account

  • Copper mining in Chile and its electric power demand

    2019-7-5 · also covers the desalination industry for copper mining and its electric power consumption. One of the results is a summary of the electric and thermal power consumption of copper mines in Chile based on mine type, type of process, and annual production rate. The copper mines are also illustrated on a map to indicate geographical location.

  • Current Energy Requirements in the Copper Producing ...

    2013-12-20 · An analysis of energy usage in the production of refined cathode copper was made from mining ore to cathode copper. In mining copper ore the greatest energy consumers are ore hauling and blasting. Another important factor is the “recovery efficiency” of the metallurgical processes used to extract the copper. The mining and mineral concentrating energies are

  • Energy Efficiency & Copper Hydrometallurgy

    2020-8-20 · Energy Consumption For Copper Extraction Process Route Total Energy Consumption2 (kJ/lb) % Reduction Crush, heap leach, SX, EW (Base case) - with alternative anodes - with ferrous/ferric reaction 15,449 14,966 13,835 -3.2% 10.5% SAG mill, ball mill, float, smelt, refine (Base case) HPGR, ball mill, float, smelt, refine

  • The use of solar energy in the copper mining processes: A ...

    2021-10-1 · Energy in the copper mining industry is needed in three forms namely: electricity, heat, and fuel. The share of each form of energy is 35% electricity, 26% Diesel-fuel, and 20% biomass-fuel. The cost of energy is currently high and represents about 25–30% of total operating costs ( Cochilco, 2020 ).

  • MINING ENERGY CONSUMPTION 2021 - CEEC (Coalition

    2022-1-5 · Both mining operations and processing have been explored with calculations that show the split of final energy consumption in mining vs. processing. These broad areas were then further split into energy used in mobile equipment and ventilation for mining, and into comminution and other processes for process plants.

  • Estimates of Electricity Requirements for the Recovery of ...

    2011-9-27 · study contain estimates of electricity consumption for the mining and processing of ores, concentrates, intermediate products, and industrial and refined metallic commodities on a kilowatt-hour (kWh) per unit basis, primarily the metric ton (ton) or troy ounce.

  • Energy Use in Metal Production - Publications

    energy consumption (GJ) Global annual CO 2 (tonnes) % Global greenhouse gas production* Copper 8pyro 80 15.6 6.13 x 1033.0 3.25 6.0 x 107 0.21 hydro 20 64.5 6.16 Nickel pyro 60 1.66 113.5 11.45 2.42 x 108 2.2 x 107 0.08 hydro 40 193.8 16.08

  • COPPER TO THE WORLD - Department for Energy and

    2020-7-13 · the world, while its major product – copper – is the core commodity underpinning the expansion of the world’s e-mobility sector. Due to its position as a renewable energy leader, the state is also home to an array of innovative projects aimed at making the mining process more efficient and more carbon neutral. These

  • Transparency on greenhouse gas emissions from mining

    2020-2-3 · For copper mining, fuel consumption increased by 130% and electricity consumption increased by 32% per unit of mined copper in Chile from 2001 to

  • Current Energy Requirements in the Copper Producing ...

    2013-12-20 · An analysis of energy usage in the production of refined cathode copper was made from mining ore to cathode copper. In mining copper ore the greatest energy consumers are ore hauling and blasting. Another important factor is the “recovery efficiency” of the metallurgical processes used to extract the copper. The mining and mineral concentrating energies are

  • Energy Use in Metal Production - Publications

    energy consumption (GJ) Global annual CO 2 (tonnes) % Global greenhouse gas production* Copper 8pyro 80 15.6 6.13 x 1033.0 3.25 6.0 x 107 0.21 hydro 20 64.5 6.16 Nickel pyro 60 1.66 113.5 11.45 2.42 x 108 2.2 x 107 0.08 hydro 40 193.8 16.08

  • Copper Mining for 2014 - Cochilco

    2016-7-6 · Update Report on Energy Usage in Copper Mining for 2014 7 Chilean Copper Commission 2. Methodology The methodology may be summarized in two parts. First, data was collected on production, energy and water consumption in the mining process from the principal operating sites inside the principal mining value chain.

  • 1.12. Future Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Copper

    2020-3-14 · greenhouse gas emissions from copper mining: assessing clean energy scenarios. ... growing consumption in major countries such as China and India. ... , water, transport, demand / supply balance, mining and ore processing technology, labour, mine waste management, government and industry policy, new (or declining) uses, scale and rate of ...

  • COPPER TO THE WORLD - Department for Energy and

    2020-7-13 · the world, while its major product – copper – is the core commodity underpinning the expansion of the world’s e-mobility sector. Due to its position as a renewable energy leader, the state is also home to an array of innovative projects aimed at making the mining process more efficient and more carbon neutral. These

  • Estimates of Electricity Requirements for the Recovery of ...

    2011-9-27 · study contain estimates of electricity consumption for the mining and processing of ores, concentrates, intermediate products, and industrial and refined metallic commodities on a kilowatt-hour (kWh) per unit basis, primarily the metric ton (ton) or troy ounce.

  • Water and Energy Use in Mineral Processing: A Case Study ...

    2012-1-1 · Energy use is quite relevant to copper production. Energy consumption has important implications because the process itself requires the combustion of fuels and increasing power requirements that cause greenhouse gas emissions at the thermal power stations that supply electricity to the copper plants (Alvarado et al., 2002).

  • Transparency on greenhouse gas emissions from mining

    2020-2-3 · For copper mining, fuel consumption increased by 130% and electricity consumption increased by 32% per unit of mined copper in Chile from 2001 to

  • WATER USE IN COPPER MINING: Trends of a critical input

    2016-9-28 · SEAWATER BY PROCESS. Comisión Chilena del Cobre . 0. 2. 4. 6. 8. 10. 12. 2015 (e) 2016 (p) 2017 (p) 2018 (p) 2019 (p) 2020 (p) 2021 (p) 2022 (p) 2023 (p) 2024 (p) 2025 (p) 2026 (p) m3/s. Concentradora (agua de mar) SxEw (agua de mar) Otros (agua de mar) Expected seawater consumption by process in copper mining 2015-2026 (m3/s) Concentration ...

  • Chapter 6 Copper Production Technology

    1996-11-20 · Copper Production Technology The last boomin technological innovation for the copper industry occurred in the first two dec-ades of this century, whenopen pit mining, flo- tation concentration,and the reverberatory smelter were adapted to porphyry copper ores. With the exception of leaching-solvent extrac-tion-electrowinning, the basic methods ...

  • Copper mining in Chile and its electric power demand

    2019-7-5 · also covers the desalination industry for copper mining and its electric power consumption. One of the results is a summary of the electric and thermal power consumption of copper mines in Chile based on mine type, type of process, and annual production rate. The copper mines are also illustrated on a map to indicate geographical location.

  • (PDF) Benchmarking comminution energy consumption

    Battelle Columbus Laboratories (1975) reported the comminution energy intensit y of gold and copper. to be 42.9 kWh/oz and 3,410 kW h/t respectively. It is interesting to se e that the processing ...

  • Energy Consumption and Greenhouse - Cochilco

    2016-7-6 · energy consumption in the copper mining industry rose 9 percent. In the second half of this decade, a range of factors -lower grades, greater haulage distances, a shifting commercial product portfolio, technological change- have made

  • The Chilean Copper Commission ... - Energy and Mines

    The Chilean Copper Commission anticipates a 53% growth of mining energy consumption by 2026 Cochilco expects that the energy demand from the copper mining sector will increase by 53, 3% in 2026. Last week, the main Chilean

  • USGS Mineral Resources Program Copper—A Metal for

    2009-6-10 · Copper consumption changes from 1980 through 2008 for India, the United States, China, and the rest of the world. The qualities of copper that have made it the material of choice for a variety of domestic, industrial, and high-technology applications have resulted in a steady rise in global copper consumption. USGS studies of copper

  • Copper Mining and Processing - Superfund

    2020-7-13 · Describe basic information about copper, its occurrence, and its use. Articulate the history and current status of copper mining in Arizona and tribal lands. Detail the stages in the life cycle of a mine . Describe copper processing for oxide and sulfide ores

  • BEST PRACTICES AND EFFICIENT USE OF WATER IN THE

    2016-7-7 · BEST PRACTICES AND EFFICIENT USE OF WATER IN THE MINING INDUSTRY COCHILCO CHILEAN COPPER COMMISSION “This document has been translated from the original version in Spanish”

  • Environmental Impacts of Energy-Efficient

    2017-10-2 · Cu production are the mining phase, concentrate processing (percent sulfur and iron), the smelting technology, the degree of oxygen enrichment in the process, and the generation and use of process heat. The consumption of energy in European pyrometallurgical Cu production is relatively low compared to other regions (Fthenakis et al. 2009).

  • Chapter 6 Copper Production Technology

    1996-11-20 · Copper Production Technology The last boomin technological innovation for the copper industry occurred in the first two dec-ades of this century, whenopen pit mining, flo- tation concentration,and the reverberatory smelter were adapted to porphyry copper ores. With the exception of leaching-solvent extrac-tion-electrowinning, the basic methods ...

  • Economic of Copper Processing - SlideShare

    2013-6-23 · Economic of Copper Processing. The balance between milling cost and metal losses is crucial, particularly with low-grade ores. Most mills keep detailed accounts of operating and maintenance costs, broken down into