Leaders in Mine Ventilation and Cooling

With over 35 years’ mine ventilation, cooling & refrigeration experience, BBE’s highly specialised and experienced consulting engineers work alongside international mining clients to provide a comprehensive suite of services.


BBE have implemented energy management systems to help mines to reduce energy consumption and electrical power costs at surface refrigeration installations.

The energy management systems together with thermal storage technologies optimise the operation of refrigeration equipment to deliver the necessary mine cooling at minimum power consumption and cost. This results in significant cost savings for the mine. Funding for the implementation of these projects is usually provided by Eskom, through its demand-side management (DSM) programme.

BBE have designed, constructed and commissioned a wide range of mine refrigeration and cooling installations. Energy management systems can be retrofitted to existing installations of included as part of new installations.

Mining Refrigeration

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