Mining and energy activity is vital to global job creation, national development and building primary infrastructure in many low and middle income mineral-dependent countries – including the United States.
General Kinematics philosophy is driven by the enormous task of supporting communities while keeping close vigil on practices that ensure company policies support economic, environmental and social sustainability growth patterns. Saving energy and protecting the environment with sustainable mining and mineral harvesting processes benefits individuals and communities directly and indirectly impacted by mining operations.
GK understands social responsibility starts at the design table. Engineers and equipment designers diligently work to develop manufacturing processes that lower energy consumption and reclaim and recycle manufacturing wastes. The equipment produces provides similar benefits to operators in the field.
Efficient waste stream management during manufacturing is only the beginning. Sustainable equipment design features must translate into field practices and processes. By continually evaluating all processes in the mineral harvesting and use systems, engineers discover innovative modifications and technological solutions that provide mining operators more opportunities to reduce landfill deposits and expend less energy.
From manufacturing equipment that supports highly efficient tailings management to supporting the community with Community Action Team projects, GK is passionate about reducing energy consumption and negative impacts on the environment throughout the mining process.