• Machinery and Dust
    Machinery and Dust The abrasive nature of dust on machinery may cause extensive damage to moving parts. Dust creates the risk of dust explosions and fire.
  • Health and Workplace
    Health and Workplace Excessive dust emissions can cause both health and workplace problems such as dust-related lung diseases.
  • Airborn Dust
    Airborn Dust When fine droplets are sprayed into the airborne dust, the droplets and dust particles collide and agglomerates are formed.
  • Dust Control
    Dust Control Dustaway took this challenge in 1999 and can successfully suppress most kinds of dust generated in the industry.

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Dustaway — The Experts in Dust Control

Dustaway is a South African based company, specialising exclusively in the suppression of dust in the mining and industrial sectors.


Through ongoing research and development, Dustaway became the world leader in the field of Dust Suppression, realizing that dust prevention and control is a science and depends on a number of variables such as the type of material, its properties, gravity, distance, wind factors, kinetic energy, particle size, type of dust, volumes etc. 


Dustaway
have been installing dust suppression systems since 1999 and are on the vendors' lists of most of the leading mining houses in Southern Africa, working outside our borders as far as Guinea in North West Africa.


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Applications

 

Industrial  / Surface Applications

  • Transfer tips
  • Feeders
  • Screens
  • Ring breakers Crushers
  • Stockpiles
  • Conveyors
  • Transfer points
  • Silos
  • Bunkers
  • Waste loading
  • Roads


Underground

  • Mining fronts on continuous miners
  • Transfer points
  • Transfer tips
  • Transfer points
  • Feeder breakers
  • Crushers
  • Bunkers
  • Conveyors
  • Roads

The following dust suppression systems are employed by Dustaway:

  • Vapor systems using water/chemical combinations.
    • Macro spraying systems.
    • Micro spraying systems.
  • Atomizing systems using water/air/chemical combinations.
  • Fogging Cooling / Dust suppression System and odour control

Latest News

Away with Dust Emmissions

Away with Dust Emmissions
As government’s commitment to ‘slamming’ down on environmental legislation increases, the mines must follow suit. The...

The Cost Fight

The Cost Fight Dustaway has grown from a one owner company with one Maintenance contract to the biggest role-player in Dust...

Before and After

 

Click here to view some of the results Dustaway has achieved with coal, vanadium, platinum, gold, iron ore and other applications.

Dust Affecting Machinery

This aspect is often overlooked, but may result in a massive saving, as the abrasive nature of dust on machinery may cause...

Road Dust Suppression

In order to maintain the suppression of the dust for long periods of time, a polymeric hydrophilic material is added. The...

Health and Workplace

Excessive dust emissions can cause both health and workplace problems. 1. Health hazards may result in Pneumoconiosis,...

Defining Dust

Dust consists of solid particles in variable sizes carried by air currents. These dust particles’ sizes are measured in...

Videos

Operational Areas

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Open Tip AreasManaging aspects such as air flow, atomizing water particles...

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CrushersMicro spray systems technology is employed...

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Underground MinerDustaway embarkes on a drive to further reduce dust in the mining front.

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Road Dust SuppressionA polymeric hydrophilic material is added to maintain the suppression of dust...

Client List

 

Some of our clients include:

  • Anglo Coal  / Gold / Platinum
  • Ashanti Gold
  • Bateman
  • BHP Billiton
  • Exarro
  • Harmony Gold
  • Impala Platinum
  • La Farge
  • LSL Consulting
  • MMD Crushers
  • Optimum Coal
  • PPC
  • Roymec
  • Sasol
  • Senet
  • Taggert JHDA
  • Total
  • UMK
  • V&A Waterfront Cape Town
  • Xantium
  • Xstrata

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