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Deep Concrete Foundation Systems Construction Contractor

Forming and pouring concrete foundations over 10 feet deep requires careful consideration of many factors. These include the type of soil and its load-bearing capacity, the desired soil compaction levels, the dimensions of the foundation, and the thickness of the concrete. Additionally, the job requires experienced and qualified personnel with knowledge of industry standards and safety protocols.

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Baghouse dust collector and maintenance service man

Baghouse Dust Collector Maintenance and Inspection Checklist

Baghouse dust collector maintenance is essential in order to protect the health and safety of people in the surrounding environment, and to ensure the process equipment and machinery in an industrial plant runs properly and efficiently. In other words, if your baghouse dust collectors and ventilation systems aren’t operating at peak performance levels, it will be difficult for the equipment in your plant to meet production rates! By regularly cleaning and inspecting the baghouse, potential issues can be identified and addressed before they become more serious.

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Overlooked Aspects of Combustible Dust Design & NFPA Requirements

IAC is excited to co-sponsor the PBS Dust Collection Webinar, "Overlooked Aspects of Combustible Dust Design", being presented on Wednesday, January 25th, 2023.  In addition to what you'll learn by attending this PBS presentation, please take a look at IAC's resources on the subject of "Overlooked Aspects of Combustible Dust Design"

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Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Contracting

Engineering, Procurement, and Construction - A Complete Guide

What is Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Contracting?

Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Contracting, commonly called EPC Contracting, is sometimes also written as Engineer, Procure, Construct, or simply EPC.  EPC is an acronym widely used in the fields of architecture, engineering, and construction.

Engineering, Procurement, and Construction contracting is different from the other main types of construction project delivery methods. Choosing the best method for your construction project is not always the easiest decision.

Let's start by looking at the the benefits EPC Contracting and why it can be a better alternative for project delivery, then we'll list the five other main types of industrial construction contracting so you can understand their scope and risk factors.

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5 Tips to Prepare for MSHA’s Silica Dust Limit Enforcement Initiative

On June 8, 2022 MSHA announced an increase in enforcement of the Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS) dust standard at mining sites and other facilities involved in processing, cutting, drilling, and grinding rock and stone. This includes the manufacturing of Cement, Artificial Stone, Glass, Steel, Brick, Ceramics, and Industrial Sands (including Frac Sand).

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Smart Plant Remote Monitoring Equipment Improves Baghouse Health

When IAC’s Vice President of Engineering, Tristan Trupka, was a guest on the 174th episode of the “Dust Safety Science” Podcast, there was some discussion that IAC’s Joe Haney may also be invited to the show. As hoped, Joe joined host Dr. Chris Cloney (PEng.) for the show’s 180th episode. If you missed Tristan’s episode you can read a summary or link to that installment here.

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