DSMB on the Antucoya Mine Haul Road

Cypher EnvironmentalNews

Located in the Antofagasta region, the Antucoya mine is a low-grade porphyry copper deposit. The mine is located in the Atacama desert, the driest desert in the world. Anything that can help save water is very important to the mine. Antucoya uses 100% seawater in all of its processes, making it an efficient and innovative business model, however, desalination is extremely expensive. These high expenses call for a cost-saving technology that can be used to save water, like Cypher Environmental’s Dust Stop.  Antofagasta Minerals is one of the world’s top copper miners. In 2018, the Antucoya mine produced 72,200 tons of fine copper. The site is a regional mining enterprise and employs more than 1,900 workers. Their goal is to use resources in the best possible way. Cypher Environmental’s Dust Stop was used on a trial at the Antucoya mine where we scored exceptionally well. Below, you will find the … Read More

Tell Me About Dust Stop®

Cypher EnvironmentalNews

Cypher Environmental’s goal is to improve project safety, operational efficiencies and your bottom line. We’re innovating for the growing global economy with our range of environmentally friendly alternatives to traditional road dust control methods, like Dust Stop®.  What is Dust Stop®? Dust Stop® solutions are dust control products created to withstand heavy traffic on mine haul roads, and affordable enough to use as road dust suppressants on secondary roads for counties and municipalities with limited budgets. Dust Stop® is a cost competitive, non-corrosive and environmentally friendly alternative to common road salts like magnesium chloride and calcium chloride. Dust Stop® comes in a highly concentrated form to match your dust control needs and save costs with economical shipping and long lasting results. You can also use Dust Stop® for erosion control of mine tailings and stockpiles, and other unpaved surfaces. Dust Stop® Municipal Blend (DSMB) DSMB can be used in the … Read More