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How to control dust on temporary bypass roads

Bypass roads can cause a real headache in terms of airborne dust. Yet they are necessary to ensure traffic can continue to flow during any type of construction work, whether it’s on a mine site or affects a public road. 

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Mine site dust collection - what is it and how is it different to dust suppression and dust prevention?

The topics of dust suppression and dust prevention often dominate the space of dust control in mining and industrial environments. However, there is another alternative when neither suppression or prevention measures are practical or ideal to implement.

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Case Study: Reducing dust control water usage by 60% for Al Futtaim Shawkah Quarry

About the client: Al Futtaim Colas Shawkah is a quarry based in the United Arab Emirates which supplies asphalt aggregates to the hotly contested and competitive construction industry in the UAE and abroad. 

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Case Study: Reducing Dust Emissions from Unsealed Roads on a Fruit Farm

Most fruit farms in South Africa consist of a series of unsealed dirt roads or tracks to transport picked fruits. Dust generated by the movement of light duty vehicles, tractors with trailers and big trucks will inevitably settle on the vegetation leaves and fruits due to the roads being unsealed. Further compounding this issue, areas without vegetation also contribute as a source of dust particularly on windy days.

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Case Study: Teberebie Village Roadway Stabilisation Project - Ghana

Background This road stabilisation project was carried out by Dust-A-Side at Teberebie village in Ghana. The village road is a thoroughfare to the AngloGold Ashanti Iduapriem Ltd  mine. The roadway carries a medium level of traffic consisting of taxis and LVDs to and from the mine.

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Client Snapshot - Wet and muddy roads are a thing of the past

The benefits of stabilising primary haul roads with Dust-A-Side product on one of the coal mines in South Africa were apparent after 110 mm of rain. This amount of rainfall left the haul roads extremely muddy.

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