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October 2021

No longer a new mining method, continuous surface mining is being used by surface mining operations around the world. Companies producing everything from aggregates and coal to precious metals and minerals are enjoying the benefits of this surface mining method. For some aggregates professionals, continuous surface mining (CSM) is entirely new, while others have been aware of the method but have not yet taken any steps to apply it to their own operations.

Download this white paper to understand how running continuous surface mining equipment can transform your operation and learn:

  • Definition of continuous surface mining and associated equipment
  • Benefits to quarries from use of SEMs
  • Does continuous surface mining replace drill and blast methods?

Mettler Toledo Expert Library

December 2016

The Expertise Library is a content hub with resources for people working in mining, engineering or logistics who want to improve their skills and grow as a professional. It contains more than 9,000 documents, including whitepapers, guides, handbooks, case studies, magazines, webinars, videos, catalogues, brochures, datasheets, user manuals, operating instructions, certificates, webinars, videos and more. In addition, the online library contains documents detailing best practices, safety, compliance, global certification, research, applications, good measuring practices and more. The online content covers topics in the areas of laboratory measurements, industrial weighing, product inspection in pharma and food production, weighing in grocery retail and process analytics.

The Permitting Process: Avoiding Pitfalls and Adopting Best Practices

November 2014

Authored by industry writer Carol Wasson, this white paper offers information from regulatory agencies and expert advice from two of the industry’s top land-use permit consulting firms.

Crystalline Silica

Wisconsin Industrial Sand Association
May 2013

Water Soluble Polymers and Industrial Sand Mining

Wisconsin Industrial Sand Association
May 2013

Groundwater and Industrial Sand Mining

Wisconsin Industrial Sand Association
September 2013

Wisconsin Industrial Sand Association (WISA), working with groups like the one from Fairmount Santrol featured in the August 2015 issue of Pit & Quarry, partners to raise industry standards and increase adoption of responsible practices.  The company’s studies on air and water quality have generated dialogue with regulatory agencies and peers on improving industry standards. Fairmount Santrol is reporting its safety data to the International Mining Association of North America and has shared its safety program and Safety and Health Management System with peers to enhance the well-being of all mining workers.