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Sustainable Road Stabilization: It’s at the Heart of What We Do

In Gravel Roads, Gravel Runway, Soil Stabilization, Sustainable Dust Control by Steve Vitale

In 1970, the Clean Air Act marked a significant shift in the nation’s approach to sustainability. The legislation, which asserted every American’s right to health through better air quality, focused on the root cause behind pollution: reducing particulate matter. That same mindset would ultimately drive Bob Vitale and Midwest Industrial Supply to invent its first eco-friendly dust suppressant, Soil Sement®, …

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New MSHA silica rule going into effect in June

In Mine & Quarry, Sustainable Dust Control, Underground Mine Dust Control by Steve Vitale

After internal reviews and feedback from multiple public hearings, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has finally settled the details of its latest program for improving miners’ health and safety. The new MSHA silica rule, which updates permissible dust levels and outlines expectations for containing and lowering them, will go into effect on June 17, 2024. With its implementation …

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What is the most effective dust control?

In Dust Control, Guided Self Apply Dust Control, Haul Road Dust Control®, Sustainable Dust Control, Underground Mine Dust Control by Steve Vitale

We know suppressing fugitive dust particles is a major concern across a multitude of industries. Whether it’s preventing dust interference in steel manufacturing, stabilizing mine tailings, keeping gravel runways safe for landings, or protecting a vineyard harvest, customers and prospects alike often ask “What is the most effective dust control?” The first step in answering this question starts with looking …

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Case studies show Soil Sement can redefine your tailings management

In Mine Tailings Management by Steve Vitale

When Midwest began more than 45 years ago, mines were our first customers. We know their challenges and how to solve them. But active tailings add another layer since they’re constantly experiencing an influx of new materials. As the work continues and the waste grows, the hazards do too, leaving mines searching for effective tailings management.  Chlorides: fighting fire with fire …

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Unlocking Sustainable Dust Control

In Dust Control, Guided Self Apply Dust Control, Sustainable Dust Control by Steve Vitale

In a world where sustainability and cost-efficiency go hand in hand, every decision we make can shape a brighter future. One such decision is rethinking how we manage dust control – an essential aspect of various industries that rely on resource-intensive methods. At Midwest, we’re revolutionizing the industry with sustainable dust control solutions designed to save you money but also …