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The Mining Industry Climate Action Plan (MICAP) (PDF 308 KB) Download Acrobat Reader
MICAP focuses on carbon dioxide and methane emissions and emphasizes the potential of technology, efficiency and creative reclamation of mine sites to meet the plan's objectives.

Mining Industry of the the Future Tools & Publications
The Industrial Technologies Program offers a wide array of publications, videos, software, and other information products for improving energy efficiency in the mining industry.


For technical publications on methane recovery, see the Natural Gas STAR or Coal Mine Methane program.

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Case Studies

The following case studies are available for download as Adobe PDF documents.
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Mining Case Studies

  • Alcoa Plant-Wide Assessment in Bauxite, AR
  • Kennecott Utah Copper Retrofits Smelting Applications from Air-Fuel to Oxy-Fuel Burners (PDF 204 KB)
  • Modernization of Electrolysis System at MagCorp Reduces Costs and Waste (PDF 174 KB)
  • Optimizing Pump Systems at Coal Slurry Preparation Plant (PDF 137 KB)

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