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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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Process Equipment Solutions for Natural Pozzolan Facility

Naturally occurring pozzolans have been used in cement for thousands of years. In modern times, much of these natural materials were replaced with fly ash, which is a byproduct of burning coal for electric power generation. However, with more and more coal plants being shut down, the availability of fly ash is decreasing. This is creating a new demand for the old material, leading to the construction of new mining and processing facilities. With years of experience in mining and processing natural materials, such as frac sand, IAC is prepared to assist with the supply and installation of new natural pozzolan facilities.

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The Next Generation of Frac Sand Plant Optimization

San Antonio, Texas, October 26, 2018: Industrial Accessories Company (IAC) has emerged as an industry leader in Frac Sand Plant Optimization. IAC has assembled a team of experts on dryer performance, dry plant controls, loadout methodology, dust control, respiratory silica mitigation, wet plant operation and EPC construction of Frac Sand Facilities. Immediately following the successful commissioning of another 3 Million ton per year dry plant and loadout facility in Oklahoma in mid-October, IAC president, Bob Carter, presented a new concept for Frac Sand Plant Optimization to a large audience at the Frac Sand Conference in San Antonio, TX.

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