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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

Industrial Resources is American Institute of Steel Construction Certified Through 2019

Posted by Industrial Resources

Aug 1, 2018 1:57:59 PM

In 2018, we received the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) certification for our fourth consecutive year.

Read on to learn more about this certification and what it means for not only us but how it helps the efficiency and quality control of your next project.

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Topics: AISC certified

Industrial Resources Hires New Design Draftsmen and Process Engineer

Posted by Industrial Resources

Apr 18, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Fairmont-based, turnkey engineering, fabrication, electrical and construction firm, Industrial Resources, Inc., expanded and hired three new employees in March.

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OSHA Safety Standards & Leading Causes of Death

Posted by Asa Coplin

Feb 14, 2018 2:51:59 PM

OSHA Safety Standards

At Industrial Resources, safety is our number one priority for our employees and clients.

Clients that use steel fabrication, steel erecting and electrical work can run into more hazards, and that’s why it’s important to follow all OSHA standards and regulations.

Three OSHA Standards are:

  • Cranes & Derricks (annual inspections)
  • Record keeping
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Topics: Safety

The Biggest Business Mistake: Being Complacent

Posted by Asa Coplin

Jan 4, 2018 11:18:44 AM

Biggest Business Mistake: Why Being Complacent is Dangerous for Engineering and Steel Fabrication Firms

Being complacent is a good indication that you are confident and are exceptionally experienced in your work or task that you are completing. Although that doesn’t mean that it is always the right way to be. There are a lot of unexpected situations out in the world today and even more on job sites. There are all different types of hazards depending on the type of job site.

Whether it’d be movement of heavy equipment, exposure to electrical equipment or walking from one location to another, once you “let your guard down” and become more focused on the task you are completing rather than what is happening around you, it increases the risk of getting yourself or others hurt and maybe even killed.

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Topics: Safety

Questions You Should Ask When Choosing a Steel Fabricator

Posted by Industrial Resources

Dec 20, 2017 11:08:57 AM

When choosing a steel fabricator, there are certain questions you should ask before signing a contract.

Read on to learn more.

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Topics: Steel Fabrication

Design Build Contracts: Getting it Right

Posted by Raymond Perr, PE

Nov 15, 2017 4:19:16 PM

In today’s global market place, the Coal industry must spend its capital and maintenance dollars effectively to remain competitive.

“Design Build Contracts” (DBC) consistently deliver projects that meet this goal.

Performance guarantees can be more effectively achieved, and many of the questions of responsibility that arise between the design, construction and commissioning phases of a project can be eliminated. Expanded collaboration between the Owner and the Contractor in planning, budgeting and scheduling that occurs during the procurement process and prior to the costs and commitments associated with a final design is also an important advantage.

So, what are the significant differences between more conventional construction contracts and DBC that result in these advantages, and when do they work best? 

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Topics: Design Build Contractor

Scope of Work for the Vest Mine Turnkey Frac Sand Screening Facility

Posted by Industrial Resources

Oct 25, 2017 9:55:55 AM

Mountaineer Resources, Inc., a sister company to Industrial Resources, Inc., was contracted by Turn-Key Processing Solutions (TPS) to assist in constructing a turnkey frac sand screening facility for Black Mountain Sand’s Vest Mine near Kermit, Texas. This facility will produce a high quality, cost effective regional sand that will be used within the oil and gas industry.

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Topics: Fabrication, engineering, construction

Scope of Work for Allegheny Mineral's New Overland Conveyor

Posted by Mark S. Kuhar

Aug 10, 2017 8:27:57 AM

Written by Mark S. Kuhar, Editor Rock Products

Overland belt conveyors have been widely used as a cost effective method to transport bulk materials. Allegheny Mineral--a leading supplier of aggregates to the Pennsylvania market-- certainly understands these economics, and for the past 20 years, has been using a 3,100 ft. long, 42 inch conveyor to transport crushed limestone from an existing pit primary crusher to their existing processing plant and storage yard at their Slippery Rock Quarry in northwestern Pennsylvania.

Recently, work started on the development of a new quarry a mile south of the current screening facilities. This article discusses the planning and development of a new mile long, 42 inch, overland conveyor designed and built to support this additional operation.

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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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