About us

ABC Dust develops and integrates technologies for dust control and soil stabilization to serve clients worldwide. Our dust control & soil stabilization services combine high-performance dust control & soil stabilization with georeferenced sensors and algorithm to provide a targeted, efficient treatment which is applied at the right place, at the right time with the right equipment; which translates in better performance, lower cost and environmental impact.

With offices in Canada and Chile, and international partners network through the Americas (Argentina, USA, Perú, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico) and Europe, ABCDust delivers its comprehensive solutions to the mining, forestry and municipalities worldwide at the very competitive price/quality and compliance of the highest HSEC standards.

We offer comprehensive service solutions to control and monitor the Particulate Material (MP), and the deterioration of each section and geo-referenced section of the road. Our solutions reduce dust control costs and road maintenance; optimizing the use of water and additives under the highest standards of safety, quality and environmental impact.

We have a network of alliances with Universities, R&D Centers and innovative companies in South America, North America and Europe with which we carry out co-development and integration of solutions that respond to the needs of our clients under the highest quality standards, safety and sustainability following the ISO 9001 and 14.001 standards.

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Our values

Below you can see ABC Dust’s core values.

Safety

We value and ensure our team health and safety and the health and safety of our clients and communities. Nothing justifies risking our health and safety or the health and safety of others. We can achieve our vision of everyone going home safe and healthy every day.

Excellence & Quality

We are committed to achieving excellence and quality through teamwork, diligence, and innovation. We are always looking for better ways to improve our products, process and services, developing new technologies and integrating best practices and experiences.

Leadership

We are proud of ABCDust leadership on dust control and soil stabilization solutions. We work with passion, follow high-quality standards procedures and have complete consideration of our customers, shareholders, community and environment needs.

Innovation & Creativity

We culture open innovation and creativity in partnership with our team members, customers, suppliers, research entities and communities to expand the frontier of solutions and knowledge that enhance our unique value proposition and market leadership.

Sustainability

We strive to make a positive contribution to the environment through our services, products and processes. We track our activities, products and processes looking forward new ways of reducing our environmental footprint in a sustainable socioeconomic way.

Respect & Diversity

We value diversity and treat everyone with respect. We respect each other and listen to our communities of interest and incorporate feedback into the approaches we take. We respect human rights and unique interests and aspirations.

Integrity

We encourage our team to act with integrity, high standards of professional ethics and ongoing improvement that enrich our company skills and capacities.

Vision

ABC Dust’s vision is to become a world-class smart supplier of comprehensive solutions for dust control and soil stabilization. ABC Dust envisions to be well known as a cutting-edge supplier of dust control and soil stabilization products; equipment; systems and services for Mining, Forestry and Public unpaved roads, through in-house R&D and the integration of third-party’s technologies and know-how.

Mission

ABC Dust’s mission is to increase unpaved roads productivity and sustainability by providing smart, comprehensive solutions for dust control & stabilize roads of mining, forestry and public roads.

Our team

Take a look at our talented team below.

Samuel Toledo

Samuel Toledo

President

Senior BBA, MSC. Finance and Marketing, University Adolfo Ibanez, Santiago, Chile. Certificate in Canadian Business for International Experienced Professionals, York University. Certificate in Haul Road Design and Operational Benchmarking. Samuel has over five years’ experience developing and commercializing sustainable solutions toward Mining Industry, negotiating contracts with mining companies, hiring personnel, managing logistics, project financing and managing contracts cash flows. Prior, ABC DUST, Samuel has more than ten years of technology management and transfer consulting experience with Universities and Research facilities. In the past he served as head of projects of the foundation community Europa-Chile, in charge of the implementation of the node’s link to innovation in Chile of the European network, supporting several companies to develop projects of technology transfer between Europe and Chile. Also, Samuel worked supporting the formation of new technology-based companies and negotiating with potential investors, in Octantis business incubator, at the Adolfo Ibáñez University. Samuel has strong interpersonal skills, strategic analysis, negotiation and teamwork, with experience in shaping projects of innovation applied industrial applications.

Rafael Toledo

Rafael Toledo

Operation Manager

Senior Civil Engineer (Construction & Roads), Master of Administration of Construction Projects degree and Master’s degree in Engineering from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica, Santiago, Chile. Certified in Haul Road Design and Operational Benchmarking. Rafael has experience administering large Mining contracts for Dust Suppression & soil stabilization in Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia. Rafael, previous experience, includes providing consulting and management services in the field of sustainability and energy efficiency for international construction projects. Its services consisted of delivering support to the pre-development and design phases, prospecting and evaluating technologies and suppliers for the design and modelling of sustainability and energy efficiency of the projects. Additionally, has significant experience working as a consultant in Zafiro Consultoria, advising technology companies, research centres and new companies “start-ups”. Before Zafiro Consultoria, Rafael working two years at Microsoft Chile doing Business Developing management, where he developed strong partnerships strategy planning and engagement skills to lead and develop the commercialization channel and deliver high end customized Management Solutions Systems.

Carolina Valenzuela

Carolina Valenzuela

Contracts and Project Administration

A Bachelor in Business Administration from Diego Portales University, Santiago, Chile, Certified Coach in Leadership. Carolina oversees the administration of the company, and focus on the coordination, accreditation and execution of contracts and purchase orders with clients, ensuring ABC Dust clients receive excellent service. Carolina brings to the team great problem-solving skills, as well as outstanding leadership, organization, planning and teamwork capacities. Carolina has experience working, coordinating and overseeing dust control and soil stabilization projects on site.

Miriam Lusk

Miriam Lusk

Research Advisor

Ph.D. Struc. Engineer Kansas University – Ing. Civil Construction

Miriam earned a Ph.D. in specialized in nanomaterials micro-mechanic resistance for transportation and bridges at Kansas University. Miriam has over five years of experience in materials research and development for roads. Prior, to work as a researcher, Miriam worked as a construction civil engineer, designing and building houses and buildings. Miriam provides and oversees ABC Dust research projects whereas cost-efficient materials are blended and tested under different stress conditions to determine its best application for dust control and soil stabilization.

Eric De la Goublaye de Menorval

Eric De la Goublaye de Menorval

Automatization & Optimization Specialist

Electronic Engineer, Santa María University, Intel Alumni, Founders Institute Graduated

Eric is a laureated Electronic Engineer and Entrepreneur, with over ten years of experience as an INTEL engineer, where he oversaw software-hardware platforms development, data capture and analysis for business and industrial process optimization. Eric has developed over 12 hardware-software platforms and applications in a wide range of industries, integrating sensors and industrial equipment in remote sites.

Gustavo Barjas

Gustavo Barjas

Research Advisor

Ph.D. Chemistry, M.Sc. Polymers Physics and Chemistry, University of Concepción, Chile, Chemistry Engineer, University de la Habana. Gustavo oversees the formulation of new Dust suppressant and soil stabilization chemical products, blending and testing different compounds. Gustavo advises ABC Dust on quality control procedures and scales up chemical manufacturing. Gustavo has over 12 years of experience developing and launching chemical products, quality control and production. Prior, working with ABC Dust, Gustavo worked for agro-chemical and chemicals companies, whereas he was in charge of new products development and quality controls.

Join us

ABCDust is always assessing candidates who wish to develop a career helping our dust control and soil stabilization projects and our company growth. The profile of candidates we look for are:

  • Civil Engineers
  • Mining Engineers
  • Chemical Engineers
  • Technical sales professionals
  • Electronic Engineers
  • Automatization Technicians
  • Mechanics with Driving License
  • Health & Safety Engineers/Technicians
  • Programmers

Positions to be filled are either based in Quebec City, or in Santiago, Chile. We prefer candidates with five years’ experience, but always open to brilliant enthusiast graduates with less than five years’ experience. Master’s degrees are an asset as well as oral and written fluency in French and Spanish.

If your profile fit our needs, and you would like to work with us, please contact us.

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