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Better Solutions for Unpaved Roads

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Michelle/flickr

For one small town in Colorado, dust generated by dirt roads is a huge problem. Midwest offers solutions for dealing with dust on a budget.
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Linden Swensen Joins Midwest Industrial Supply’s Esteemed Management Team to Head Power Group

Mr Swensen’s role will focus on expanding Midwest’s coal mining and utility business as part of its long term strategy. Read the rest of this entry »

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Midwest Releases New Video on Unique SF2 Stabilization Process

When building or expanding the infrastructure of something as important as a compressor or well pad site, there is no room in the budget for delays. Read the rest of this entry »

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Cutting the Carbon Footprint: The Key Is Innovation

Workers at last month's official launch of the Boundary Dam Carbon Capture and Storage Facility (SaskPower/flickr)

Workers at last month's official launch of the Boundary Dam Carbon Capture and Storage Facility (SaskPower/flickr).

With the world’s population growing at an explosive rate, the answer to reducing our carbon footprint isn’t cutting back our use of coal, but rather, finding innovative ways to manage emissions. Read the rest of this entry »

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Gravel Runways, Fines Preservation, and Environmental Impact

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There are over 15,000 airports in the U.S. alone, each of which features several runways. Maintaining runways is critical for safe travel and environmental conservation. Read the rest of this entry »

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Midwest Announces Managed Service Program to Combat Industrial Dust

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Midwest Industrial Supply, Inc. has come up with an alternative to poorly executed, spray-and-go dust-control programs. The Managed Service Program provides a comprehensive, site-specific solution to excess dust caused by the frequent use of unpaved roads by major industrial operations.

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Countering the Dirty Coal Myth

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No matter where you stand on the carbon question, coal is here to stay. Read the rest of this entry »

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Shale Gas Extraction Is Changing the Face of the American Energy Industry for the Better

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The shale gas industry boom is changing the face of American energy production at home and worldwide. What are the implications of the shale renaissance?

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How Midwest Can Help Mass Transit Prepare for Winter

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Loco Steve/flickr

What are the risks of rail transportation in freezing conditions, and how can Midwest help prepare for them? Read the rest of this entry »

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How Much Energy Does the World Need?

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For some time now I’ve been greatly concerned with the global population’s rapidly growing energy needs and our present failures to meet them. Then I stumbled across this fascinating new video on Extract, the World Coal Association’s official blog, and my concerns only deepened. Read the rest of this entry »

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