Category Archives: Features

Importance of weighbridges in the quarry and mining industry

One cannot emphasize the importance of accurate weighing in the mining and quarry industry. Weighing solutions such as portable truck scales play a key role in various processes such as extraction, loading, processing, transportation and distribution of materials. Let us look at some of the weighing solutions you can incorporate for efficiency.

Ground control and drilling hazard awareness is critical to worker safety

by Jon M. Casey More than 175 members of the drilling and blasting industry spent January 17 and 18 at the National Mine Health and Safety Academy near Beckley, WV at the 2018 Mine Blasting Safety and Application Seminar. With more than one dozen industry experts offering seminars on a number of issues affecting drilling, […]

Dust control strategy for Continental Cement prevents fugitive dust emissions

by Mark Strebel, Dust Division Manager, Martin Engineering It’s no secret that limestone is the dustiest substance in the cement production process, largely because it’s the primary ingredient. Dust, also known as ‘particulate matter,’ is tightly regulated at the state and federal level, both in and out of the workplace.