A major North American Molybdenum mining company recently reexamined its dust reduction plan and understandably found the $642,000 annual cost unacceptable. After considering several options, the company approached Midwest Industrial Supply, Inc. for a full-site audit to identify critical areas of improvement. We assured the company that our Fines Preservation Program® would address all of their concerns.
Background. Winter freezing causes the surface at mine tailing disposal sites to freeze dry, which makes it a source of fugitive dust.
Background. Road improvements were needed on 11.5 miles of county owned roadways leading to a new mine site in order for the mining operation to obtain the required operating permit.
The West Coast mine, just north of Coachella, has been granted a permit to continue operations for 55 more years. We investigate the effects that this could have on traffic for the surrounding areas.
A proposed reform to a 142 year-old hardrock mining bill, sponsored by Peter DeFazio (D-OR), updates the archaic regulations on hard rock mining on public lands.