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A Mining Dust Control Breakthrough: Transforming an Underground Mine with MineKleen Plus

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

Midwest was recently invited to a large underground mine in Canada to showcase the efficacy of the MineKleen Plus system in controlling dust levels. The project’s primary objective was to address dust issues in areas currently treated with various products, including leading competitors using base oils, asphalt emulsions, and MgCl. What transpired during our visit was nothing short of exceptional …

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Silica Control – Addressing an Old Topic in a New Way

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

One of the trending topics right now in the realm of mine dust control is the threat of respirable crystalline silica. The topic of silica control has surfaced over the years, only to quickly dissipate after a flurry of heated discussion. The concern over respirable crystalline silica now has reached such heights as to prompt the U.S. Department of Labor’s …

Midwest’s Lynn Edwards Interviewed by Future of Mining 365

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

On September 13, 2022, Future of Mining 365 interviewed Lynn Edwards, project manager at Midwest, about the MineKleen underground mine dust control system. The MineKleen® system includes MineKleen Plus® and the MineKleen® Sprayer. More information can be found at MineKleen.com. A transcript of the video is provided below.  The original video has been posted on the Future of Mining 365 …

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How to Cut Cost and Increase Success with Your Underground Mine Dust Control

In Underground Mine Dust Control by Steve Vitale

One of the things that sets Midwest apart from many of the manufacturers of off-the-shelf dust control products in the industry is our focus on program over product. We’re invested in the success of our clients, meaning we work relentlessly to help them achieve the best possible results for their underground mine dust control programs. Because the success of a …