bauxite mining energy consumption

RENEWABLE ENERGY IN THE AUSTRALIAN MINING SECTOR ,

RENEWABLE ENERGY IN THE AUSTRALIAN MINING SECTOR ,

4 Renewable energy in the Australian mining sector The Australian mining sector consumes roughly 500 petajoules per year, 10% of Australia’s total energy use, and consumption has risen at 60% per annum over the last decade1, driven primarily by increased mining volum The mining sector derives most of its energy from

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INTERNATIONAL ALUMINIUM INSTITUTE , - Mining and ,

INTERNATIONAL ALUMINIUM INSTITUTE , - Mining and ,

16 ENERGY CONSUMPTION Bauxite mining requires only a small amount of energy compared to refining of bauxite and electrolytic reduction of alumina Diesel fuel (69%) and fuel oil (24%) provide the bulk of the energy used to mine and transport the bauxite The average energy consumption amounted to 153 MJ per dry

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Energy needed to produce aluminum - Today in Energy - US ,

Energy needed to produce aluminum - Today in Energy - US ,

Source: US Energy Information Administration, Manufacturing Energy Consumption Survey 2006 Note: Extruded aluminum products are formed by forcing aluminum out of a die to form a shape rather than using a mold Aluminum production in the United States generally takes two ,

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Energy - Alumina Limited

Energy - Alumina Limited

Energy Energy is a key resource in the production of both alumina and aluminium due to the energy intense nature of the business Production of alumina and aluminium are energy intensive processes using approximately 25MWh per tonne of alumina and 1575 MWh per tonne of aluminium

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Mining and Refining – Energy Efficiency - World Aluminium

Mining and Refining – Energy Efficiency - World Aluminium

Bauxite mining requires relatively low energy inputs, compared to other steps in the aluminium production process – with less than 15 kilograms of fuel oil (mainly in the form of diesel for haul trucks) and less than 5 kWh of electricity consumed per tonne of bauxite extracted

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US Energy Requirements for Aluminum Production

US Energy Requirements for Aluminum Production

document use the US average grid connection valu The use of US average grid values results in a higher reported tacit energy consumption value than the actual tacit value required for primary aluminum production The advantage of reporting primary production energy consumption based on

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Estimates of Electricity Requirements for the Recovery of ,

Estimates of Electricity Requirements for the Recovery of ,

These challenges are met by the application of energy to accomplish the work that includes the direct use of electricity, fossil fuel, and manual labor The tables and analyses presented in this study contain estimates of electricity consumption for the mining and processing of ores.

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