The Manager of Environmental Engineering at Keystone sat down with Midwest to discuss dust control, operational costs, and the benefits of strategic maintenance.
Hidden costs are often just as advertised: invisible or extremely difficult to detect. But with a proactive plan in place, operators can weed out inefficiencies that often fly under the radar.
After communities neighboring a cement plant in West Virginia found thick layers of dust, dirt and soot on their cars, the Department of Environmental Protection found the facility guilty of dust violations. With the right measures, this could have all been prevented.
As lawmakers have recently fought for control of fracking in the Lone Star state, let’s consider why — especially when it comes to fracking — you shouldn’t mess with Texas.
Mine haul roads begin at the loading face and often end at the waste dump — they can be used to transport products from the mine to waste disposal units, port facilities, and preparation plants along with ramps, haul roads are the lifeline of open pit mines. With these haul roads, however, come certain issues having to do with design …