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Mark Carvillano Named New President Of Industrial Resources, Inc.; Tom Hay Promoted To Vice-President; Phil Burnside Retiring

Posted by Industrial Resources

Sep 27, 2021 4:28:10 PM

IRI Announcment - 91721Phillip E. Burnside is retiring following 13 years of service with Industrial Resources, Inc. Phil joined the company in June 2008 as Vice-President, and has served as President since June 2016. Phil holds a BS degree in Industrial Engineering from Fairmont State University and an MS degree in Safety Studies from West Virginia University. We wish Phil and his growing family God’s blessings in retirement. His work ethic, energy, integrity, intelligence, and dedication to our employees and customers are known by all who have worked with him.

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Topics: Employee News

Emergency Services for Unexpected Breakdowns

Posted by Industrial Resources

Jul 28, 2021 12:45:46 PM

Industrial Resources, Inc. has been in business for 75 years and continues to provide services for  customers'  when needed. We are a full-service, design-build, turn-key provider  offering civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, design engineering, detail engineering, fabrication and field installation services. We have the capabilities and have provided services for many industrial industries over the years. These industries range from product preparation, overland conveyor systems, material handling systems for coal, aggregate, cement, glass, oil and gas, sand and start-up commissioning for every project we do. There is no job too large and no job too  small; we will do them all.  

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Topics: Emergency Services, Industrial Resources

Hay Makes Waves at US Olympic Swim Trials

Posted by Tom Hay

Jul 21, 2021 11:19:01 AM

Abby Hay, daughter of Industrial Resources Senior Project Manager, Tom Hay, recently competed at the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials at the CHI Health Center in Omaha, Nebraska. The atmosphere in the CHI Health Center was electric! There were light shows and hype music in the arena that made it seem like the NBA finals.

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Topics: Employee News

How Industrial Resources is Weathering The COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted by Industrial Resources

Jul 29, 2020 1:19:57 PM

As we all know, many parts of the world have been infected with an unexpected and very unfortunate virus which has taken the lives of many people throughout this great country of ours. Many companies unknowingly were not prepared for this and have been unable to continue to operate their business as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic situation. Industrial Resources was fortunate to be considered an essential operation by both President Trump and West Virginia’s Governor Jim Justice, allowing us to maintain a presence within the market place while abiding by the governmental mandates, requirements and recommendations throughout the past several months. 

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Topics: Safety

West Virginia Coal Preparation Plant Expansion

Posted by Industrial Resources

Apr 8, 2020 8:00:00 AM

To remain competitive in today’s global marketplace, the coal industry must invest its capital effectively to constantly improve operational efficiencies. In 2019 Industrial Resources designed and built an addition for a West Virginia coal preparation plant to increase its raw feed capacity from less than 900 tons per hour (tph) to more than 1,200 tph, a 35% to 40% increase.

Industrial Resources is a design-build contractor that has successfully designed and constructed many processing plants and material handling systems for various industries for more than 75 years. The storyline for this upgrade is how the design-build contracting approach assured a successful project that achieved both objectives: the effective use of capital and improved efficiency.

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Topics: Design Build Contractor, Coal Preparation

10 Reasons You Should Work For Industrial Resources

Posted by Industrial Resources

Mar 2, 2020 12:53:13 PM

Off the top of your head, think about your ideal workplace. How is the office setup? What mix of personalities do your co-workers encompass? Is your upper management respectable and genuinely interested in your wellbeing? Is it a large or small company? What responsibilities do you carry? What does your future look like?

Now, picture this - it’s a Monday morning on a cold winter day. You shudder at the thought of getting out of your cozy bed, at first, but then you remember what day it is and how you get to see your favorite co-worker today. Today is the day where you start on an exciting new project that helps you fine-tune your skills as a professional to work towards your next promotion. 

Freshly motivated, you happily get out of bed, get ready and make your way to work. You smile as you step into the office and greet your co-workers to the start of a new week, knowing that you’ll be in a truly collaborative place where you will be challenged to grow and make a difference.  You’ll feel confident taking on new challenges and be encouraged to take risks that will enable your professional growth but feel secure knowing that the team will support you.

Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, for Stephen Bartone at Industrial Resources, it’s his reality. 

Discover more about what it’s like to work for Industrial and Stephen’s story below. 

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Topics: engineering, Steel Fabrication, design and detail engineering, Careers, Employment Opportunity

What Are Column Flotation Cells?

Posted by Mike McCorkle

Feb 6, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Flotation is a science that brings together many complicated variables. Factors include knowledge of mineral structure, chemicals, temperature, technical skills of the operator and dependability of the flotation cell.  

Read on to learn more about flotation cells, its uses and the different types of flotation cells.

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Topics: Coal Preparation, Steel Fabrication, column flotation cells

Buchanan Mine Refuse Conveyor Reinforcement Project

Posted by Justin Leithauser, Senior Structural Engineer, P.E.

Nov 28, 2018 12:46:42 PM

Industrial Resources was featured in the November 2018 edition of Coal Age for our work on the refuse conveyor at Buchanan Mine, owned by Coronado Global Resources.

We want to thank Coal Age for featuring our story!

Buchanan Mine contracted with us to perform a structural inspection and evaluation of a gallery truss and the two bents supporting it.

You can read the story in its entirety below.

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Topics: Coal Preparation, Safety, Bulk Material Handling, Steel Fabrication

Frac Sand Processing Plant 2018 Updates

Posted by Industrial Resources

Aug 29, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Mountaineer Resources, Inc., a subsidiary company of Victory of West Virginia has been involved in the installation of frac sand processing plants with Turnkey Processing Solutions (TPS) near Kermit, Texas, over the past eleven months for Black Mountain Sand.

In 2017, we previously wrote an article detailing the project. Here are the newest updates.

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Topics: Bulk Material Handling, overland conveyor

Industrial Resources, Inc., Receives 2018 Safety Achievement Award

Posted by Industrial Resources

Aug 15, 2018 10:07:39 AM

Industrial Resources, Inc., a full-service engineering, design, manufacturing and construction was presented an interoffice 2018 Safety Achievement Award for working 84,000 hours during a two-year period without a lost time injury. 

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Topics: Safety

About Industrial Resources:

Industrial Resources has over 200 combined years of service in the mineral industry. Our greatest service is the ability to produce in situations where others were unable to. We are proud to design and build projects on schedule and within the customers' budget.

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