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
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®.
DuPont™ Kevlar® Innovation Awards
The DuPont™ Kevlar® Innovation Awards recognized DuPont customers’ ingenuity through products and services that incorporated new ideas, methods, technologies, or applications for Kevlar®.
Relative Culture Strength
Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) article on world-class sustainable safety performance and Relative Culture Strength.
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.
DSS Launches Online Safety Perception Survey
New Solution Uses Predictive Analytics to Help Improve Safety Performance
- Improving Corporate Health and Safety
Promoting Safety in Production Processes
The management of process safety and operational risk is a great opportunity for companies to predict and control the risks in their operations and production processes. Many CEO's have said that what keeps them awake at night is the possibility of a "serious incident" that could bring down a company. Srinivasan Ramabhadran, Global Leader of Process Safety Management and Operational Risks, speaks to Vias Expeciales about this topic.
DSS Launches PSM Data Management Solution
A Partnership Between DuPont and Software Company Operational Sustainability, LLCTM Delivers Combined Software and Consulting Services
DSS Launches New Operational Risk Management Training Methods
Learn how these solutions help companies address technical skill shortages – an unintended consequence of demographic change – by building capabilities related to proper handling of hazardous materials.
Demystifying PSM for an Enabled Workforce
This article explores the means through which competency in PSM can be cultivated among new talent, and retained among existing employees.
DuPont PSM Learning and Development Overview
Learn how DuPont can help your company protect value and manage risk through our PSM Learning and Development offerings.
- SNCF collaborates with DuPont to develop innovative disposable coveralls to protect railway maintenance workers
- Merck protecting staff with new DuPont™ Tychem® 6000 F FaceSeal chemical protective garment
- DuPont Kevlar® Conveyor Belt Carcass
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.
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.
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.
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.
Best known for its use in ballistic and stab-resistant body armor, Kevlar® brand aramid fiber is credited with helping to save thousands of lives. Lightweight and extraordinarily strong, it’s used to make a variety of clothing, accessories, and equipment safer, more cut resistant and durable.
USES AND APPLICATIONS
- Conveyor Belts for Mining
Contractor Safety Management Methodology
See how DuPont experts adapt our proven contractor safety management methods to benefit clients, based on our own capital projects and turnarounds.
Felt Leadership Best Practices Workshop
See how the PSM/ORM Felt Leadership Best Practices Workshop boosts the ability of a company’s leaders to improve its safety culture and performance.
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.
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.
DuPont Bradley Curve
See how our proprietary DuPont Bradley Curve helps clients understand and benchmark their progress toward world-class safety culture and performance.
- IT Solutions for PSM/ORM Implementation Workshop
- Process Hazard and Consequence Analysis PSM Workshop
- Best Practices Workshop: PSM and ORM Overview
- Mechanical Integrity PSM Workshop
- First- and Second-Party Process Safety Management Auditing
- Process Safety Management Metrics Best Practices Workshop