Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency

[caption id="attachment_2580" align="aligncenter" width="700"] L-R: Owen Hegarty, CEEC Patron; Sandy Gray Gekko Systems and Joe Cucuzza AMIRA prepare to address the delegates at Mines and Money Melbourne 2013.[/caption] CEEC Patron Owen Hegarty, AMIRA's Joe Cucuzza and Gekko Systems's Sandy Gray...
02-Nov-2013
[caption id="attachment_2384" align="aligncenter" width="700"] The CEEC Medal[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_2373" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Winning Authors: L-R Klein, Wang Nadolski, Drozdiak (NB O Mejia absent)[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2381" align="aligncenter" w...
31-Oct-2013
CIM's October 2013 Magazine published an excellent feature addressing comminution. The report quotes operators, service providers and equipment manufacturers as well as CEEC Director Joe Pease (CEO Xstrata Technology).   [caption id="attachment_1281" align="alignleft" width="247"] CEEC Di...
25-Oct-2013
Download details here: CallforNominationsCEECBoard   Nomination & Expression of Interest – CEEC Board Please be advised that the Annual General Meeting for CEEC International Ltd (CEEC) will be held on Thursday, 21st November, 2013, at 5.00 p.m. (AEDT). In accordance with the Cons...
24-Oct-2013
The 2013  CEEC Medal presentation on October 11th drew many  from North America: here are pictures some of our guests. [caption id="attachment_2466" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Sandy Gray from Gekko Systems chatting with Andy Maclean and Gavin Ritson (Hatch)[/caption]   [caption i...
22-Oct-2013
The 2013 CEEC Medallists were recognised at a " by invitation only"  industry event hosted by Ausenco at their Vancouver offices. Ed Meka, Ausenco's President, Minerals and Metals, Americas welcomed the assembled guests, before introducing  CEEC Chair, Elizabeth Lewis-Gray  who gave an overview of C...
22-Oct-2013
Attending Procemin 2013? Make sure you register for the course being run by  Alex Doll, Comminution Consultant, Canada, and Peter Amelunxen, Aminpro Chile. The course is for engineers with intermediate or advanced understanding of grinding circuits: EPCM engineers who will be designing and...
08-Oct-2013
[caption id="attachment_2293" align="alignleft" width="300"] Kyle Bartholomew Metcom Technologies; Mike Daniel CMD Consulting; Bill Johnson,[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_2278" align="alignright" width="300"] Lt: Tom Hunter Outotec Rt Sandy Gray Gekko Systems[/caption] [capti...
08-Oct-2013
[caption id="attachment_2320" align="alignleft" width="300"] Elizabeth Lewis-Gray Gekko and Wayne McFaull Newmont meet special guest Mark Morcombe AngloGold Ashanti[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2317" align="alignright" width="300"] CEEC Directors: Mike Daniel, Sarah Boucaut (EO) Mike Batters...
04-Oct-2013
[caption id="attachment_2236" align="aligncenter" width="700"] CEEC Director Dr Mike Daniel (Rt) and CEEC Advocate Levi Guzman (Lt) meet with colleagues in Peru in August 2013[/caption] Founding CEEC Director Dr Mike Daniel met one of CEEC's South American advocates Levi Guzman recently while in...
24-Sep-2013
The IMPC 2014 is expected to gather over 1,000 professionals and academics from the mining industry representing approximately 60 countries. Top universities specialising in mineral processing,all major mining companies, plus the leading providers in the world of services and technologies will att...
10-Sep-2013
12 case studies show sustained improvement of 15% - 48% throughput over last 10 years at sites including Mt Rawdon, Henty, Kambalda, Sepon Gold and more, reports Orway Mineral Consultants. Table 1 below is taken from Orway Mineral Consultants (WA) Pty Ltd white paper recently published. It provid...
10-Sep-2013
Review OSIsoft’s library of user case studies which includes issues related to energy monitoring and management. One such example is the paper on Smart monitoring of cement plants for energy efficiency.
28-Aug-2013
This month's issue of International Mining has a good round up of the latest news in processing, including a review of new technology, new alliances and new ideas. News of Outotoec's acquisition of Scanalyze and cooperation with Koppern; Weir Minerals' licence with KHD and partnership with Minyu Mac...
01-Aug-2013
JKTech's Diana Drinkwater, Metallurgical training manager, reported on the JKTech Eco-Efficient Comminution workshop held after MetPlant2013 in Perth, Western Australia. The Workshop saw 16 delegates,  divided pretty evenly between engineers, vendors and operators sharing knowledge and defining o...
22-Jul-2013
Energetics recently published an excellent article reviewing the parameters used to link energy with process efficiency and profitability. Highly recommended read!  Energetics has over 25 years experience in carbon and energy management working with large, complex, multi-site energy users spannin...
22-Jul-2013
The following article appeared in the  July 2013 issue of Mining, People and the Environment. Thanks to author Graham White, and Ruth Green at Aspermont for a great feature.   Classic economic theory tells us that competition and the profit motive should herd every enterprise along the ro...
09-Jul-2013
Partner with CEEC for recognition of energy efficiency improvements in your company! Platts is a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information, and a premier source of benchmark price assessments for those commodity markets. Over the past 15 years the Global...
09-Jul-2013
A paper presented at the 45th Annual Canadian Mineral Processors Operators Conference in Ottawa Canada this year has been awarded the 2013 CEEC Medal. C. Wang, S. Nadolski, O. Mejia, J. Drozdiak, B. Klein co-authored the paper titled “Energy and Cost Comparisons of HPGR based circuits with the SABC...
18-Jun-2013
This month's edition of Mining Magazine features an excellent review of energy consumption in copper concentrators for the 70's to the present. Written by Michael Nelson, Associate Professor and Chair of the Mining Engineering Department at the University of Utah; Dariusz Lelinski, Global Flotation...
11-Jun-2013
The Investor Group on Climate Change IGCC represents institutional investors with total funds under management of approximately $900 billion, and others in the investment community interested in the impact of climate change on investments. The IGCC aims to encourage government policies and investmen...
18-Apr-2013
From http://eex.gov.au/industry-sectors/mining/#fn-166-1 A range of opportunities are available in the mining and mineral processing sectors. These include opportunities in the following areas: Embed energy efficiency into corporate and site management practices Achieving progress on energ...
17-Apr-2013
Over the last 30 years, the average grade of mined Australian ore bodies has halved, while the waste removed to access the minerals has more than doubled.1 This has led to a 70% increase in energy consumption across mining operations.2 Energy costs currently constitute as much as 15% of total mining...
15-Apr-2013
CEEC was officially two years old on April 1st, and look at how we've grown! Over 15 industry sponsors Three comminution efficiency workshops across the globe Over 650 members participating in CEEC's LinkedIn group discussions Publication of the CEEC Roadmap resulting from the 2012 CEE...
03-Apr-2013
Industrial Minerals' assistant editor  Laura Syrett has published an excellent online report covering the key mineral processing issues discussed at SME 2013. Declining ore grades and resource shortages, frequently documented by CEEC as drivers of change, are applying constant pressure for throughpu...
19-Mar-2013
In late 2012 ABB won an order to deliver an energy management system to Swedish mining company LKAB that will optimise energy use at its Kiruna and Malmberget underground iron ore mines, and its newest Svappavaara open pit mine. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="350"] Malmberget Iron Ore Mi...
14-Mar-2013
The striking infographic released today by CEEC International Ltd (Coalition for Energy Efficient Comminution) illustrates the immense opportunity for mining companies to improve earnings by optimizing their crushing and grinding practices known as comminution. Proven ore processing alternatives...
13-Mar-2013
For their outstanding achievements above latitude 60º North, Sandvik Mining and Atlas Copco have been presented with the first two 'Northern Lights' industry awards. These inaugural awards were announced last week during the RMG Exploration & Mining Investment Conference in Stockholm. Sandvik...
13-Feb-2013
Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) is an industry-wide, performance-based program that was developed to  help mining companies evaluate and manage their environmental and social responsibilities. The program’s  main objective is to enable mining companies to meet society’s needs for minerals, metals a...
13-Feb-2013
In the mining industry, almost 1/3 of operating costs are from energy. Copper Mountain Mining Corporation from BC, Canada,  finds success being a low cost producer. They're part of an innovative industry collaboration to maintain and improve the sector's reputation as responsible developers of B.C.'...
16-Jan-2013
Metallurgical Plant Design and Operating Strategies 2004 Oceana Gold (New Zealand) Limited operates the Macraes Gold Mine near Dunedin on the South Island of New Zealand. The ore body is mineralogically complex and comparatively low grade requiring a series of unit processes and resulting in a re...
22-Oct-2004