Dust-A-Side, a dust suppression specialist and service provider to coal mines is currently maintaining 288 075 m² of permanent haul roads at the New Vaal Colliery.
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Permanent haul road treated and maintained using the Dust-A-Side product

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:

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Dust-A-Side’s haul road condition monitoring and reporting tool
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Permanent haul road treated and maintained using the Dust-A-Side product
  • 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
  • COemission: 1 623 t of CO2 avoided

 

 

 

 

 


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