Greening Chilean Copper Mining Operations Through
Dec 01, 2014 Over the period 2001–2011, the total energy consumption of the Chilean copper mining operations increased 59.6 , from 86.2 to 137.6 PJ. During this period, fuel consumption (i.e., diesel, natural gas, coal, etc.) rose from 39.0 to 65.7 PJ, whereas electrical energy consumption increased from 47.2 to 71.9 PJ. Areas with a intensive use of.