The Greenhouse Gas Emissions Management Tool is designed to support the mining industry in improving its carbon footprint and energy consumption strategy and enabling decarbonisation in the industry. The tool uses a system thinking approach to identify the inherent dependency of the variables affecting the carbon emissions in mining operations and maps the greenhouse gas emissions within the operations.

Furthermore, decarbonisation using emission mitigation pathways, based on a study published in Nature Geoscience, is implemented in the model. The tool allows users to simulate emission mitigation scenarios and reduction targets and their effects on the entire production chain.

The management tool is a work in progress research, and the Energy Transition and Integration (ET&I) team are looking for industry support and partnership, aiming to expand this line of research. The aim is to develop models and tools to help the industry meet its decarbonisation targets, cost-saving by reducing energy consumption and optimisation. At the same time, those tools can address the social demands and issues associated with mining operations' footprint.

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Key researchers

Dr Kristy Nell
Research Fellow
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Dr Samar Amari
Research Fellow
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Dr Hafiz Ilyas
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
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Contact us

Get in touch to learn more about the project.

Dr Kristy Nell

Research Fellow,
Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre

+61 473 550 353

The Energy Transition and Integration Program is a research group within the Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre.