Environmental Mining Regulations – Complex and Burdensome

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The regulatory requirements for mining, especially in the United States are highly complicated and burdensome. Companies have to navigate a complex set of regulations and approvals for everything from site selection, design, construction, operations, and closure. Local communities are increasingly rejecting mining because of perceived negative environmental and economic impacts. Even though every 100 direct-mining […]

Fire Classifications

Having a fire extinguisher is not enough. You need to have the proper fire extinguisher. This simple poster quickly communicates the proper fire extinguisher for the proper solution. Should the nature and size of the fire make it controllable, use the appropriate available extinguisher and proceed with the methods described below: Fire Classifications A (Wood, […]

Project Cost Control for Engineering Design

What is project cost control? Project cost control involves estimating your projected budget, monitoring any of your projects’ expenses, and planning for unforeseen costs that may arise from risks in engineering and construction. As a result, cost control is also one of the most critical performance indicators for your projects. Why is cost control so […]

What you need to know about air pollution in Utah.

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As a local environmental company in Utah, that focuses on on-site remediation and environmental controls, we spend much time designing and implementing solutions to managed and reduce air pollutants from construction and industrial activities. During our efforts, we are often asked, “What exactly causes inversions in Utah?  How do we avoid them?”. Each year in […]

Environmental Remediation: What are the types of mines in Utah and the US?

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Environmental remediation in Utah occurs on a daily basis at active, closed, and abandoned mine sites.To understand the importance of environmental reclamation, it is also important to understand mining in Utah. This article provides a brief overview of the main types of mining in Utah, other types of mines, and the importance of mining to […]

What are the conventional treatment options for site remediation?

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The Environmental Protection Agency, other federal government agencies, States, and Tribes have been managing investigations and cleanup activities at mining and mineral processing sites for over twenty years. A large number of cleanup technological innovations have been successfully utilized in the removal and handling of mining waste . There are three major categories of technology […]

Site Remediation: Conventional Technologies for Pollution Treatment

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Conventional technologies are those that have a successful track record in mine site cleanup and site remediation. At Anderson, we have implemented many of these technologies and methods on over 100 different remediation projects across the Western United States. Conventional technologies are those that have a successful track record in mine site cleanup and site remediation. At Anderson, we […]

When is a structural analysis required for a cell tower?

Introduction Traffic growth on wireless broadband networks is exploding. Carriers are struggling to keep up with the increased traffic while creating new plans to attract users to consume more data. To keep up with this demand they are deploying more equipment than ever including fifth-generation (5G) technology to keep up. Supporting this advanced technology are […]

ANSI-Certified Equipment You Need to Keep Your Workers Safe (Guest Post)

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ANSI, short for the American National Standards Institute, provides a voluntary set of standards for safety equipment (among other things). Every supervisor and project manager of a worksite knows the importance of ensuring that all team members have the appropriate safety gear. Preventing accidents and keeping small issues from becoming bigger ones is vital in […]

Steps Businesses Can Take to Ensure They Are Using Clean Energy (Guest Post)

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Throughout the past few years, companies all around the country have made it a goal to ensure that they are running as sustainably as possible. In many cases, both the public and a company’s stakeholders have demanded changes be made to the way a company conducts itself. However, it can be difficult to understand what […]