Leading-Edge Conveyor Technologies Reduce Dust Emissions

Reducing dust from coal conveyors has moved from a housekeeping chore to a safety challenge, especially with Powder River Basin coals. The recent OSHA Combustible Dust Directive has upped the ante by making hazardous dust emissions caused by the improper handling of coal the focus of OSHA enforcement and by instituting large penalties for noncompliance. Is your plant ready to comply?

View a presentation from the May 2009 ELECTRIC POWER Conference on state-of-the-art coal conveying system design. The presentation includes several case studies of plants where coal dust was all but eliminated.

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