Sustainable Haul Road Management

Background

Vital Bon-Matt HR was trialed throughout the Adelaide – Brighton Cement site on unconsolidated trafficked surfaces and loading areas.  The Sustainable Haul Road Management Program consisted of twice weekly applications of Vital Bon-Matt HR.

Problem

Road dust mitigation operations were drawing on approximately 200,000L of water per week at peak times in an attempt to manage dust generation from unsealed trafficked surfaces.

Solution

Vital Bon-Matt HR was trialed throughout the Adelaide – Brighton Cement site on unconsolidated trafficked surfaces and loading areas.  The Sustainable Haul Road Management Program consisted of twice weekly applications of Vital Bon-Matt HR.

 

Benefit

The employment of Vital Bon-Matt HR facilitated key sustainability outcomes:

SUSTAINABLE PROCUREMENT | ENERGY AND CARBON | ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS | WATER | ECOLOGY | WORKFORCE SUSTAINABILITY

  • Significant decrease in visible dust lift off from trafficked surfaces delivering improved safety, health and environmental outcomes.
  • Significant stabilisation of the haul road surface.
  • Fugitive dust encapsulation.
  • Reduced water cart movement across the site. 
  • Significant potable water savings.
  • An estimated 90% water savings for the purpose of dust suppression!

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