More dust control, less water

As part of Mining Magazine's recent focus on dust control, Jeniffer Brown and Umit Turunc at GE Power & Water talk through some of the options available to coal mines looking to reduce airborne dust levels and save on water

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Switching to a wetting agent programme from a water-and-magnesium chloride treatment can save mines a lot of water

The requirement to reduce dust levels at a mining operation is driven by a combination of environmental, economic, employee and community expectations.