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Energy, mining and magnesia – a look at the industry’s power needs and uses

By IM Staff
Published: Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Global energy sources are evolving and minerals are bound up with this shift, both as users of power and as raw materials used in its extraction and generation. Vasili Nicoletopoulos* takes a look at the world energy market and discusses the place of the magnesia industry within this changing landscape.

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The production of magnesia products is highly energy intensive. They then go on to be used in equally power-hungry industries, such as steel making.

By Vasili Nicoletopoulos

There are many reasons why the mining industry should care about energy. First of all, the fuel raw materials, coal...

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