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How Midwest’s MineKleen Program Saved One Mine Nearly a Quarter Million Dollars Per Year in Underground Mine Dust Suppression

In Dust Control, Mine & Quarry by Bob Vitale

A major North American non-ferrous underground metal mining company was using a commercial dust suppression product to suppress dust in their underground mine. Per mine management, this product was not meeting their needs, usage was much higher than they wanted and the costs (approximately $650,000 annually) were not meeting their expectations. The chemical product that was then being used had …

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Understanding Fugitive Dust Pollution – And Why Controlling It Is a Good Investment

In Construction, Dust Control, Environment, Gravel Roads, Gravel Runway, Industrial Facilities, Mine & Quarry, Parks & Recreation, Road & Surface Management, Roads, Safety, Soil Stabilization, Surface Management, Transportation, Unpaved Roads by Bob Vitale

Both PM10 and PM2.5 fugitive dust pollution create or aggravate serious health conditions, especially in vulnerable populations like kids and the elderly.

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How Mining Leaders Stand to Benefit from the Founding of “Experience Centers”

In Dust Control, Mine & Quarry by Jim Silva

Thanks to Immersive Technologies, mining professionals can now connect with leading experts in the field and build their skill sets in a controlled environment.  Young professionals starting out in the mining industry face a steep learning curve. Once on the job, they’re expected to take on critical roles in a field that allows little room for error and that relies …