Rio Tinto …

14 MW Underground R134a Refrigeration Plant and Underground Bulk Air Coolers

Life-of-mine ventilation and cooling design for the deepening of the mine. Design includes ventilation and heat simulation of the mine using VUMA software, primary ventilation design including new upcast shafts and fans as well as additional subsurface raise bore system to new production level and process and engineering design of a 14 MW R-134a Refrigeration plant and underground BACs.