TORONTO – The results of a study by STT Enviro Corp. indicate the potential to decrease a customer’s lime consumption by up to 40%. In addition, the customer’s operation could reduce its carbon footprint by up to 2,600 tonnes of carbon dioxide per year and realize savings of over $350,000 annually, just by implementing the recommendations put forth in the report.
SST Enviro Corp. Solutions group conducted the study on a lime slaking system used at an Ontario mine site to control the acidity in the milling process. The Solutions group was able to identify several ways to improve the efficiency the lime system. Several performance issues were identified and recommendations made that show the potential to save over $350,000 per year or $1.7 million over a five year period by decreasing lime consumption by up to 40%.
SST Environ CEO David Deacon said, “Through this study, among others, we have identified that operators are often consuming more lime than necessary to operate their systems, a costly mistake that is easy to fix through a low cost system optimization study with STT Enviro Corp Solutions.”
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