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How to achieve effective dust control on construction sites

Construction sites of all sizes and types pose a unique set of dust control challenges across Canada. There are numerous ways dust can be generated and each dust generation point needs to be dealt with separately. 

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Why different types of mine roads need different dust control solutions

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Three innovative dust control measures for open-pit mines

Controlling dust at open-pit mines is one of the most significant ongoing challenges for mine operators in Canada.

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Solutions for preventing black lung disease in mining

Prevention is better than cure, because there simply is no cure The world breathed a collective sigh of relief twenty years ago when the dreaded black lung disease was thought to have been eradicated once and for all.

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Using monitoring technology to reduce the cost of haul road ownership

Haul roads can feel like a bottomless pit of expenditure for miners. The trouble with haul roads is that most mines see them as only temporary, or at best semi-permanent. So, roads are often built in a hurry, with minimal expertise, and a lot of shortcuts taken to bring them within the allocated budget.

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‘Big Picture’ Haul Road Maintenance Cost Savings

Haul roads are the backbone of any mining operation; designed and constructed to enable haulage of ore, coal, waste or other commodities from ‘Point A’ to ‘Point B’ in the most efficient manner.  It therefore goes without saying that haul road maintenance is an essential part of optimizing mine production and striving for the lowest possible cost-per-tonne.

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How to increase the life of your haul truck tires

If there’s one thing every mine site superintendent knows about haul truck tires, it’s: “The more they turn, the more we earn.” 

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Dust safety in coal mines: the cold hard facts

A bulk of our coal supply comes from opencast collieries with a smaller percentage coming from underground operations.  

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