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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- Cut Test Methods
Getting Ahead of the Curve
Read the Pew Center case study to learn more about DuPont corporate strategies and what the company is doing to help address climate change challenges.
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.
- DuPont Kevlar® Conveyor Belt Carcass
Rio Tinto Alcan Inc. Case Study
This case study documents the work that Rio Tinto Alcan, Inc. undertook with DuPont Sustainable Solutions to improve safety performance.
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.
- Kevlar® brand
- Tyvek® Protective Apparel
- Tychem® garments
- DSS Knowledge Hub
- Surlyn® Ionomer Resin
- Thermo-Man® Demonstration Unit
Sustainability & Capital Growth Consulting
Discover how DuPont sustainable growth experts help boost your financial, societal, and environmental returns.
- Operational Risk Management
- Learning & Development Solutions
USES AND APPLICATIONS
- Conveyor Belts for Mining
- MECS® WavePak™ Tower Packing for Sulfuric Acid Plants
MECS® Brink® Packaged Mist Elimination Systems
Discover how our mist elimination systems meet emission regulations in fuming acid, organic, asphalt and metalworking mist and oil smoke applications.
Brink® TowerGARD® Mesh Pads
See how TowerGARD® Mesh Pads from MECS® yield 50% turndown ratios or higher for sulfuric acid plants, significantly boosting corrosion resistance.
Employee Safety Perception Survey
This survey provides companies with leading indicators to help identify areas of concern and prevent incidents.
Process Safety Management: 11 DuPont Best Practices Workshops
See how DuPont Best Practices Workshops introduce proven Process Safety Management methods, tailored to your company’s location, schedule and needs.
- Process Safety Management Metrics Best Practices Workshop
- Process Hazard and Consequence Analysis PSM Workshop
- Mechanical Integrity PSM Workshop
Management of Change Workshop
See how this PSM/ORM Change Management Workshop covers DuPont best practices that help prevent disruptions to your Process Safety Management system.
- IT Solutions for PSM/ORM Implementation Workshop
- First- and Second-Party Process Safety Management Auditing