GRT Activate UG: Effective Coal Dust Control

GRT Activate UG is used to super-activate water sprayed to control coal dust in longwall and continuous miner operations. Coal is by nature hydrophobic (water-hating) and at the microscopic level repels water – so despite the volumes used, the finest particles simply bounce off of sprayed water. These fine particles, which may not even be visible, are the most hazardous to health, leading to diseases such as black lung and other respiratory ailments.

GRT Activate UG

Dust Suppression at the Coal Face

Whilst developed specifically for the coal face, GRT Activate UG can also be applied to manage dust from conveyors, large mineral stockpiles or any fine or pulverised minerals in transit.

GRT will work with you to devise a site-specific dust mitigation strategy to meet the challenges facing your project. We can also provide ongoing dust monitoring services to ensure the most cost effective protection over the life of your project.


The key areas of use for GRT ACTIVATE UG include:

Safety Management: Workers are protected from harmful effects from wind-borne particles such as black lung.

Efficiency – Improve efficiency of existing spray systems.

Adaptable – also applicable for dust on conveyor systems and in transit

Environmental Management – Mitigate the impact of dust on surrounding environment and on people.

Key Benefits

Compared to conventional processes, GRT activate ug offers:

Easy application through existing or bespoke systems

Health Benefits: Strips out hazardous dust particles – eliminating the cause of respiratory illness such as black lung

Robust product characteristics allow it to be applied across a diverse range of industries

Cost benefits from improving the efficiency of longwall and continuous miner operations

Environmental benefits as less water is wasted trying to manage dust

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