Mining

Mining Industry Products & Technology

DuPont Mining Solutions is helping to solve many of the industry’s most serious challenges

Ever increasing population, urban growth and industrialization accompanied by demographic and geographic shifts, puts unprecedented demand on our planet and its resources particularly in today’s developing world.

The Mining Industry plays a key role due to the increase in demand on primary resources predominantly from emerging economies. The Mining Industry is constantly faced with the challenges of declining extraction grades, more geographically remote and/or politically challenging regions, increasing scale of projects and the increasing need for Safety & Environmental Protection and enhanced Productivity & Reliability.

DuPont is a company with expertise, science and innovation that can help the mining industry in solving the most pressing challenges.

We innovate and collaborate with companies, governments, industrial manufacturers, and academics to develop and test a wide range of best practice high performance materials such as, Kevlar®, Tyvek®, Tychem®, Nomex®, Hytrel®, Delrin®, etc. on different applications. 

We can also help to transform workplaces and work cultures around the world to become safer, more efficient and socially and environmentally sustainable.

By working together, we can help the sustainable development in the Mining Industry.

INFORMATION & IDEAS

  • Stephanie Kwolek

    DuPont mourns the loss of Stephanie Kwolek

  • A Catalyst for Transformation

    Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions brochure on using real-world expertise in consulting services and technology licensing to help transform businesses

  • The DSS Consulting Philosophy

    Read about the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) consulting philosophy and learn more about transformational business solutions informed by years of practical experience.

  • Thermal Regulations Overview

    DuPont offers an overview of the typical regulation hazard codes and the leading thermal regulations impacting personal protective equipment (PPE).

  • Relative Culture Strength

    Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) article on world-class sustainable safety performance and Relative Culture Strength.

  • DSS Launches New Operational Excellence Offering

    Integrated, Balanced Approach Helps Companies Increase Productivity and Improve Quality, Human Safety and Environmental Footprint

  • Operations Excellence Overview

    Achieving operations excellence is one of the most important contributors to an organization’s sustainable performance and growth. Learn more about the DuPont Consulting Solution for operations excellence.

  • Operational Excellence Infographic

    This infographic outlines why companies undertake operational improvements, the external drivers, gaps which can lead to a low success rate and the benefits of an operations excellence program.

  • The Path to Operational Excellence

    Read the article to learn more about why operational excellence is one of the most important contributors to an organization’s sustainable performance and growth.

  • EPA Guidelines

    Brief summary of the US EPA's (Environmental Protection Agency) "Level's of Protection (LOP)" as applicable to those individuals involved in handling hazardous materials. LOP's are based on the type of respiratory protection required to ensure the safety of the user under the specified conditions of use.

  • Better Safety Monitoring

    Download the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) market study and research paper to learn more about safety monitoring and workplace safety incidents in Europe.

  • New Kevlar® Plant at Cooper River

    The new plant near Charleston, South Carolina, together with our other global assets, helps DuPont meet strong and growing global demand for Kevlar®.

CASE STUDIES

  • ZeCor® Alloys Case Studies

    Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS)case study on how MECS® ZeCor® materials are intrinsic to CF Industries and JR Simplot plant success.

  • PotashCorp—Aurora Facility Case Study

    Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) case study on the Aurora Facility to learn about the successful use of a combination of two distinct MECS® high-performance catalysts in a grass roots, large scale, new sulfur-burning acid plant in North America.

  • Kiri Dyes & Chemicals Ltd. Case Study

    Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) case study on Kiri Dyes & Chemicals Ltd. to learn more about how their sulfur-burning acid plant achieves low SO2 emissions using MECS® Catalyst in all converter passes.

USES AND APPLICATIONS