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  • Phoenix Industrial Dust Explosion Sends Workers to the Hospital

    Last month, two workers were rushed to a Phoenix hospital after suffering second and third degree burns following a combustible dust fire at their place of employment.  The explosion occurred while the employees were cleaning a loft area of the business that had accumulated significant wood dust.   Combustible dust explosions happen all too often in the work environment and they can ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Why the dust can’t settle on the UK’s construction industry

    Following unscheduled spot checks by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) at the end of last year, there is a powerful wind of change blowing across UK construction sites. So what is the reason for these visits? To examine the measures being taken to protect the long term health of construction workers with the aim of bringing these standards up to the same high level as ...


    By Casella

  • Industrial Combustible Dust Tragedies can be Prevented

    One year ago, a combustible dust explosion killed a worker at the Hoeganaes facility in Gallatin, Tennessee.  During the same year there were additional two accidents at the plant that have been linked to combustible dust resulting in several additional deaths and injuries. The investigation found that significant amounts of fine iron powder had accumulated over time at the facility and the ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Dust and Odour control

    After only 2 months in business but with 20 years experience, Odour and Dust Solutions have now won several large contracts for dust control in the recycling industry within te UK. We are also about to announce an agreement concerning working with worldwide partners in the controlling of odours in the waste and waste water industry. Using rotary atomisers, hydraulic atomiser, rotary air atomisers ...


  • Dust bowl threat

    Dust storms accelerated by a warming climate have covered the Rocky Mountains with dirt whose heat-trapping properties have caused snowpacks to melt weeks earlier than normal, worrying officials in Colorado about drastic water shortages by late summer. Snowpacks from the San Juan Mountains to the Front Range have either completely melted or will be gone within the next two weeks, said Tom ...

  • China Dust Collecting Equipment Industry Report for 2013-2017

    The dust-collecting equipment is mainly used in the following industries with severe dust pollution, such as cement, iron and steel, non-ferrous metals, electric power, machinery, chemical and waste incineration etc. As China’s following industries step into the rapid development stage, such as cement, iron and steel, non-ferrous metals, electric power, chemical etc., the problem of air ...


  • Internationally Proven Sustainable Solution for all dust problems in the mining industry worldwide

    Please view our web sites are for detailed information on the most superior dust suppressant available for mining operations.  Cypher Environmental Ltd. ships this highly effective and liability free (no chlorides or other hazardous chemicals) from Mongolia to South America including the largest mining company in the world.  We also supply EarthZyme for the haul road construction ...


    By Cypher Environmental Ltd.

  • China Dust-collecting Equipment Industry Forecasts for 2013-2017

    ReportsnReports.com adds "China Dust-collecting Equipment Market Report, 2013-2017" new market research report to its store. The dust-collecting equipment is mainly used in the following industries with severe dust pollution, such as cement, iron and steel, non-ferrous metals, electric power, machinery, chemical and waste incineration etc. As China’s following industries step into ...

  • Adipic Acid Dusts Can Lead to Deadly Combustible Dust Explosions

    Cinnaminson, NJ, August 1st, 2012 Approximately 2.5 billion kilograms of adipic acid are produced annually.  This organic compound is used in the production of nylon, polyurethane, adhesives and plasticizers. Adipic acid is a white crystalline powder. Some common other names for adipic acid include: Acifloctin; Acinetten; Adilatetten; Adipinic Acid; 1,4-Butanedicarboxylic Acid; ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Zinc Dusts Can Lead to Deadly Combustible Dust Explosions

    Earlier this year, a team of doctors and nurses from the United States traveled to Bolivia to take part in an emergency drill at a zinc mining facility.  The exercise involved a simulated explosion at the plant. Zinc is a metallic chemical element represent by the symbol Zn.  It is the 24th most abundant element in the Earth’s crust.  Zinc is used in many alloys, including ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • ATMOS Global Offers a New Perspective on Dust Management and Dust Control: `DustFinder+`

    ATMOS Global™ (ATMOS Global Pty Ltd – Elite Atmospheric Air Quality Modelling & Forecasting and Climate Change Research Consultants ™) launches globally its newest ground-breaking dust control technology: ...

  • Dust Monitoring Workshop Draws Crowds

    The instrumentation specialists Ashtead Technology and monitoring instrument manufacturer TSI recently co-hosted a technical workshop which focused on monitoring workplace and environmental air quality. The level of interest in the workshop was so high that some applications to attend had to be declined once registration was full. “We were delighted with the level of interest,” said ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • EMSL Releases Combustible Dust Poster

    EMSL is pleased to announce the release of a new Combustible Dust Testing poster available for distribution on the company’s website: www.EMSL.com.   The poster is free and is a great informational resource for those in industries with combustible dust hazards, including food, grain, wood, pulp, paper, plastics, pharmaceutical, rubber, metals and ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • New Bulletin Summarizes Dust Collection Products

    JONESBORO, Ark. - Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC) has published a Product Overview Brochure on its line of dust and fume collection systems to clean up industrial processes. The new literature provides a convenient two-page overview of the company's installed and portable dust collection equipment as well as dust collector accessories and filters, industrial vacuums and ...


  • Engineering Complete For Gold Mine Dust Collector Contract

    Macrotek Inc., a global supplier of air pollution control equipment, announced successful bid of a dust collector system contract for a new gold mine in Eurasia. Macrotek will design and build two enhanced dust collection systems, including collectors with advanced filter media, support steel, a fan and stack. Engineering is currently complete for shipment scheduled in 2017. About ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

  • House Dust Allergens Discussed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate the public about issues that may impact their health.  Their latest educational video discusses house dust allergens and indoor air quality.   Virtually everyone has experienced sneezing, a running nose or itchy eyes after cleaning their home.  ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Macrotek Wins Another Dust Collector Contract

    Air pollution provider, Macrotek Inc., recently announced receipt of a dust collection system contract. The system includes a baghouse support structure, ducting, fan, stack, and controls for a large multinational metal recovery and recycling facility in Ontario. The unit is fully integrated with complete ducting. One key consideration in designing the system is a challenging light material that ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

  • Combustible Dust Hazards Exposed in New Online Video

    Combustible dusts are fine particles that present an explosion hazard when suspended in air under certain conditions. A dust explosion can be catastrophic and cause employee deaths, injuries, and the destruction of entire buildings. In many combustible dust accidents, employers and employees were unaware that a hazard even existed.   In response to theses threats, the IAQ Video ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Diversitech Launches the WX Series of Wet Dust Collectors

    Does Your Work Application Need a Wet Dust Collector? One of the serious by-products of many industrial work applications is known as combustible dust. If dust is combustible, it greatly increases the risk for explosion or fire, and with it the risk for severe injury or death. In addition to the human toll, combustible dust fires or explosions can also be devastating to a ...


    By DiversiTech

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