– Energy Profile of the Canadian Mining Sector

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The energy profile of the mining sector is made up of several types of energy, including electricity, diesel, natural gas and propane, which serve a range of needs. The power demand for a mining site doesn’t remain constant, but can vary from mine to mine. This presentation provides an overview of the energy profile of the Canadian mining sector, including the types of energy it includes and their uses, as well as detailed examples for an underground mine and an ore processing mill. This information relates to energy management strategies.