Published in Engineering and Mining Journal: Changing the Face of Mine Ventilation

June 19, 2019

Advances in new tools for miners tackling the ever-increasing challenge of underground ventilation

 

Ventilation systems are the largest consumers of power in underground mines, accounting for upward of 50% of energy use. Saving on energy costs and ensuring personnel receive clean air where and when they need it is now a business imperative for mine operators, who are employing a new generation of smart digital technologies to monitor and optimize ventilation systems and ensure a safe working environment.

In this article from Engineering and Mining Journal, ventilation engineer Kim Trapani discusses technological advancements and the increasingly wide spread implementation of ventilation on demand.

 

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