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Controlling fugitive dust at limestone conveyor transfer

A global provider of quicklime and chalk products has resolved a significant fugitive material problem by implementing state-of-the-art containment and dust suppression on one of its primary limestone conveyors. After finding that an estimated 10-20 percent of the material load was spilling along the belt path, Singleton Birch implemented a control strategy from Martin Engineering […]

Equipment manufacturers stress compliance with OSHA’s silica dust deadline

In a move to help silica dust-producing operations comply with impending rule changes, a pioneer of industrial dust control is reminding companies that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) respirable crystalline silica (RCS) dust emissions Final Rule [OSHA §1910.1000 Respirable crystalline silica] compliance deadline is June 23, 2018.