Achieving an effective and consistent dust management solution for mine roads is an ongoing challenge for mine operators. This is mainly because there is no single product or process that can be used to achieve optimal dust control across an entire mine site.
Upon speaking to various decision makers within the mining industry, Dust-A-Side has come to realise that there is some misunderstanding between the terms “dust prevention” and “dust suppression”.
Many mine managers consider re-capping haul roads to be a necessary evil, a task that has to be performed on a yearly basis.
Set to maximise value for the mining industry Activities in the mining industry, whether it’s blasting, hauling, maintenance or in the plant processing area, usually result in the release of dust particles into the air which can have a major risk to the health and safety of workers including communities. Dust control, if not managed effectively, can disturb mining production and have a serious impact on the operational costs. Dust-A-Side is continuously looking for new methods that could be
South Africa’s leading dust suppression specialist, Dust-A-Side, has entered into a shareholding agreement with the Shitaka Group, a Namibian owned company which specialises in Property Development, Infrastructure, Energy and Telecommunication for the provision of Total Dust Management and haul road maintenance services to the Namibian mining industry.