Presentations

Haulage & Loading 2023 Presentations

Rethinking Haulage & Loading Techniques
By Adriaan Davidse, director, Deloitte

Advances with Electric-powered Hydraulic Excavators
By Peter Buhles, vice president, Komatsu Germany GmbH

Design Drivers and Trial Experience for Haul Trucks Operated by Hydrogen Fuel Cells
By Krunal Desai, director of electrical engineering, First Mode

Reducing Carbon Intensity While Optimizing Performance
By Cheryl Gray, vice president-mining, Finning International

Implementing Trolley-assist at New and Existing Operations
By Joy Mazumdar, vice president-product management, Wabtec

Trolley Technology Advancements
By George Shehata, project development-processing industries, ABB

First Quantum Deploys Trolley-assist at Cobré Panama
By TBD

AHS and The Valley of Despair
By Craig Gillespie, manager, AHS deployments, Absolute Autonomous

Imperial’s Autonomous Haulage Experience at Kearl Lake
By Ryley Packet, autonomous mine technology and application EIT, Imperial Oil-Kearl Lake mine

Automation Isn’t ‘All or Nothing’– A Practical Example of Incremental Automation in Drilling
By Derek Cooper, managing director USA and Canada, Hexagon

Integrating Road Management Into Operations to Improve Pit Productivity
By Michelle Moore, mine manager, Agnico Eagle’s Detour Gold Mine

Innovative Operations Management and Technology Solutions for Haul Road Maintenance
By Andrea Bauer, director of technical services and asset management, KMC Mining and Craig Dirk, president and CEO, KMC Mining

Gains & Losses – A Collection of Truck-Shovel Continuous Improvement (and Unimprovement) Stories
By Terry Morris, mine manager, Nevada Gold Mines

Why Tire Strategy Matters
By Mark Goode, director, business insights, Kal Tire

Rope Shovel Wear and Performance Analysis
By David Harcus, researcher, Innotech

Development of the Air Suspension Wheel
By Zoltan Kemeny, president and CEO, Global Air Cylinder Wheel

Advanced Analytics Puts Our Haul Truck Drivers in the “Drivers Seat” of Safe Production and Operational Excellence
By Megan Golden, senior mine engineer, Freeport McMoRan, and Brianna Griffin, enterprise product leader, Freeport McMoRan

Lessons Learned From Haul Truck Operator Near-Miss Events
By Jonathan Hrica, general engineer, Pittsburgh Mining Research Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Enabling Connectivity and Data Access at the Detour Lake Mine – A Case Study
By Kirk Petroski, founder and executive chairman, Symboticware

Good Economics for Engines and the Environment
By Arthur Brown, vice president-technical services, Crown CRT

Intelligent Dump Bodies
By Marcelo Medel, managing director, Duratray, and Pablo Rossi, regional manager, Duratray

Workshop: The Essentials Workshop
By Tim Joseph, principal, JPI Mine Equipment & Engineering

Field Trip: Cat’s Tinaja Proving Grounds
Wednesday, April 5, depart the hotel at 2:30 p.m. (includes transportation and tacos and beer after the event)