This service includes monitoring of roadway conditions and on-site daily roadway and dust suppression management by Dust-A-Side personnel.
Being a strategic partner to Anglo American, which owns a stake in the New Vaal Colliery, the following benefits could be recorded using DAS Metrics (haul road condition monitoring and reporting tool), based on the benefits obtained from the use of the Dust-A-Side’s product at New Vaal’s permanent haul roads from January to December 2014:
- Fuel: 9.9% reduction in fuel usage
- Increase in productivity: 3.4%, the equivalent of 191 106 more tonnes of coal produced
- Tyre: 33.4% of tyre wear reduction
- CO2 emission: 1 623 t of CO2 avoided