industrial dust News

  • Workshop focuses on dust protection and monitoring

    Ashtead Technology, TSI and the Health & Safety Laboratory (HSL) recently collaborated to deliver a workshop focusing on the environmental and safety hazards presented by dust and other particulate matter. Alan Hasson and Josh Thomas from Ashtead Technology provided an overview of the justification for dust monitoring in the workplace, and Nicholas Baxter from HSL described the requirements ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Cooling Towers & Legionnaires Disease

    The largest outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in New York City history was traced to a cooling tower at a Bronx hotel in 2015. Over 120 people were infected and 12 of them died causing health officials to establish regulations for ongoing Legionella control measures. In March of 2016 in Sydney, Australia, 12 cooling towers tested positive for Legionella levels above the regulatory ...


    By Delta Cooling Towers, Inc

  • 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 ...

  • 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 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 ...


  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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: ...

  • 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.

  • 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

  • EPA praises Maricopa county’s dust control guide

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency presented one of 12 national awards to the Maricopa County Air Quality Department for its new Dust Abatement Handbook. Following Maricopa County’s designation as a “serious nonattainment area,” for particulate matter or dust, the Air Quality Department was required to show a 5 percent reduction in particulates annually until the ...

  • Desert dust cuts Colorado river flow

    Snow melt in the Colorado River basin (USA) is occurring earlier, reducing runoff and the amount of crucial water available downstream. A new study shows this is due to increased dust caused by human activities in the region during the past 150 years. The study, led by a NASA scientist and funded by the agency and the National Science Foundation (NSF), showed peak spring runoff now comes three ...

  • 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.

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