Category Archives: Safety

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, […]

New profiling technology helps make drilling and blasting safer

by Jon M. Casey For drilling and blasting professionals looking for newer, safer and more efficient ways to do their work, industry experts offered new, technological advancements at the 2018 Mine Blasting Safety and Application Seminar, Jan. 17-18 at the National Mine Health and Safety Academy in Beckley, WV. During two of these presentations, Joe […]

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.