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.
Mine Road Maintenance Programs Solve Potholing, Rutting and Washboarding
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.
Curbing Fugitive Dust Problems at a Canadian Mine Disposal Site
Background. Winter freezing causes the surface at mine tailing disposal sites to freeze dry, which makes it a source of fugitive dust.
West Coast’s Trucks Are a Concern for Coachella Residents
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.
Will Congress Update Hardrock Mining Laws This Time Around?
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.