The 2019 Haulage & Loading Conference Schedule of Events.

Monday, March 11, 2019

Session 1: Modern Open-pit Mining Strategies
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Positioning Mines to Capitalize on Available Technologies

James Petty, iTi Solutions

The Future of Haulage and Loading

Michelle Ash, Barrick Gold

The Future of Mine Safety

Gord Winkel, University of Alberta

Session 2: Autonomous Mining
10:30 a.m. – Noon

Autonomous Mining at Fort Hills

Anne Marie Toutant, Suncor Energy

Space Age Mining at Home

Greg Baiden, Penguin ASI

Modular Mine of the Future

Trevor Kelly, Canadian Mining Innovation Council

Session 3: Future Considerations
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Haul Road Construction or Rebuilds – Where is the value?

Roger Thompson, Curtin University

All-electric Drive Truck

Daniel Robertson, Siemens

Intelligent Innovative (i2) Electric Haulage for Deeper Open-cut Ops

Don Yates, Columbus Group (Australia)

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Session 4: Safety & Health
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Advances in Wearable Safety Products

Dan Bongers, SmartCap

Managing Fatal Risks in Mine Equipment Operations

Douglas Jones, Freeport-McMoRan

Actionable Intelligence to Improve Safety

Carey West, Loadscan

Session 5: Strategies for Pit Management
10:30 a.m. – Noon

Meeting Expectations for Profitable Production

Ross Gibbons, Thiess

Turning Challenging Mining Conditions Into Success

Tawnya Thornton, JDS Mining

Strategies to Improve Productivity

Andrea Bauer, KMC Mining

Session 6: Training & Development
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Mine Operations Supervisor Development Program

Rick Green, Freeport-McMoRan

Reducing Variance Through Simulation-Based Training Technologies and Processes

Adam Norris, Immersive Technologies

The Take Charge Training Concept

Gordy Williams, EDI

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Session 7: Haulage & Loading Performance Workshop
8:30 a.m. – Noon

Dr. Tim Joseph, Associate Dean-Mining Engineering, University of Alberta, a recognized authority in mine equipment performance related will lead a certificated industry short course that will permit attendees to explore how they can easily use accessible existing on-board equipment data to evaluate equipment performance.