Energy, mining and magnesia – a look at the industry’s power needs and uses
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.
The production of magnesia products is
highly energy intensive. They then go on to be
used in equally power-hungry industries, such as
By Vasili Nicoletopoulos
There are many reasons why the mining industry should care
about energy. First of all, the fuel raw materials, coal...