Kestrel provides a comprehensive range of technical services to our industrial minerals clients.  We support capital and maintenance projects, ranging from regulatory compliance upgrades to facility expansions.

We have extensive materials handling experience, from conveyance to metering services for sticky, wet, reactive, hazardous, highly-abrasive, aerated/floodable, explosive and hot materials. We have designed systems to store and convey run-of-mine materials through refined products, addressing the unique challenges of each material with practical solutions.  There are few off-the-shelf solutions to some of the most challenging industrial minerals materials handling problems and our clients work with us based on our track record of success.

Our retrofit specialization makes us an ideal engineering partner for revamp projects.  We have successfully executed projects in every area of industrial minerals processing facilities, upgrading equipment, improving efficiency and developing creative, practical solutions to support operations.  Whether as part of your team or leading a coordinated effort, we will deliver your project safely, meeting the budget, schedule and quality objectives reliably.

Kestrel’s industrial minerals experience includes the following industries:

  • Limestone
  • Talc
  • Clays
  • Lime
  • Soda Ash
  • Gypsum
  • Sand / Gravel
  • Silica
  • Potash
  • Phosphate

Kestrel’s industrial minerals experience includes the following systems / areas:

  • Crushing Systems
  • Flotation Systems
  • Gravity Concentration Systems
  • Materials Handling Systems – Mine Through Product Loadout
  • Fugitive Dust Control / Collection Systems
  • Truck Loading and Unloading Systems
  • Rail Loading and Unloading Systems
  • Utility Systems
  • Comminution Systems
  • Screening / Classification Systems
  • Filtration / Drying Systems
  • Slurry Pumping Systems
  • Storage Systems – Stockpiles, Silos, Domes, Barns
  • Air Quality Control Systems
  • Sampling Systems
  • Water / Wastewater Treatment
  • Chemical Reagent Systems