Session Archives

2019 Archives

Topics

Session I: Modern Open-pit Mining Strategies
  • The Future of Haulage and Loading
    Michelle Ash, former CIO, Barrick Gold
  • Mine Design Considerations for the Future
    Brian Yureskes, director, global business development, Komatsu
  • Suncor’s Autonomous Experience
    Anne Marie Toutant, vice president-mining solutions, Suncor Energy
Session II: Autonomous Mining
  • The Future of Mine Safety
    Gord Winkel, chair of engineering safety and risk management, University of Alberta
  • Space Age Mining at Home
    Greg Baiden, CEO, Penguin ASI
  • Continuous Surface Mining to Zero Waste
    Trevor Kelly, Canadian Mining Innovation Council, and Mal Carroll, Syncrude
Session III: Future Considerations
  • Costing Haul Road Construction or Rebuilds: Where is the value?
    Roger Thompson, professor of mining engineering, Curtin University
  • All-electric Drive Truck
    Daniel Robertson, business manager for mobile mining, large drives and traction drives, Siemens
  • Improving Mine Haul Roads by Using Advanced Instruments to Measure Haul Road Parameters
    Alok Baranwal, technologist, RM Resource & Mining, Tata Steel
Session IV: Safety & Health
  • Advances in Wearable Safety Products
    Dan Bongers, CTO, SmartCap
  • Managing Fatal Risks in Mine Equipment Operations
    Douglas Jones, safety specialist, and Mensah Frimpong, mine engineer, Freeport-McMoRan
  • Actionable Intelligence to Improve Safety
    Carey West, managing director, Loadscan
Session V: Strategies for Pit Management
  • Meeting Expectations for Profitable Production
    Ross Gibbins, principal, growth planning, Thiess
  • Turning Challenging Mining Conditions into Success
    Tawnya Thornton, mine EIT, JDS Energy & Mining
  • Strategies to Improve Productivity
    Andrea Bauer, KMC Mining
Session VI: Training & Development
  • Mine Operations Supervisor Development Program
    Rick Green, senior superintendent, technical training, Freeport-McMoRan
  • Reducing Variance Through Simulation-based Training Technologies and Processes
    Adam Norris, regional manager, Immersive Technologies
  • The Take Charge Training Concept
    Gordy Williams, president, EDI
Session VII: Haulage & Loading Performance Workshop
  • Positioning Mines to Capitalize on Available Technologies
    Dr. Tim Joseph, JPI Mine Equipment & Engineering Consultants

2017 Archives

Topics

Session I: Improving Operations
  • Improving Truck-and-Shovel Utilization with a Surge Feeder
    By David E. Pitchford, President, MMD Mineral Sizing (America)
  • The Critical Link Between Loader Productivity, Operator Performance and Mining Costs
    Greg Ladewig, Regional Manager, MineWare
  • Is Bigger Still Better? Considerations for Increasing the Size of Haulage Equipment
    By M. Dotto, T.G. Joseph, M. Curley
  • Optimizing Slope Angles with Controlled Blasting, Slope Monitoring and Good Communication
    By Keith Taylor, Sr. Geotechnical Engineer, Freeport-McMoRane
Session II: Haulage Strategies
  • Electromobility Solutions for Modern Haul Trucks
    By Daniel Robertson, Business Manager for Mobile Mining Equipment, North America, Siemens
  • Can ‘Big Data’ Answer the Big Question: How Do My Haul Roads Perform?
    By Roger Thompson, Professor of Mining Engineering, Curtin University Western Australia School of Mines
  • Mine Haulage Simulation: A Tool Towards Managing Uncertainty
    By Hooman Askari-Nasab, Mohammad Tabesh, and Shiv Upadhyay
  • Bringing New Life to DC Haul Trucks with an AC Retrofit Package
    By Ben Balbach, Heavy Industry and Power Systems Manager, Flanders
Session III: Fleet Management
  • Adopting a People, Process and Technology Strategy to Drive Sustainable Workforce Optimization
    By Greg Karadjian, Regional Vice President, North America, Immersive Technologies
  • Turning Erdenet’s Data into Dollars
    By Gareth Dean, Pitram Product Strategy Manager, Micromine Americas
  • How Big is Too Big?
    By Craig Griffiths, Manager Customer Solutions, Volvo Construction Equipment
  • Innovative Information Mining: Fleet Optimization
    By Lia Walker, Quality Leader, Freeport-McMoRan
Session IV: Safety & Training
  • Human Fatigue and Impairment – Predicting, Detecting, and Mitigating
    By Josh Savit, Senior Manager, Predictive Safety
  • Improving Ingress/Egress Systems on Mobile Equipment
    By Mahiyar F. Nasarwanji, Ph.D., National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
  • Coordinated Operator Training
    By Graham Upton, Director of Business Development, Doron Precision Systems
Session V: Loading Techniques
  • Shovel Control Advancements
    By John Burant, Vice President Global Business Development, Flanders Electric
  • Shovel-Based Fragmentation Analysis of ROM to Improve Blast Planning
    By Tom BoBo, Director of Technical Sales & Marketing, Split Engineering; Petra Webb, Geologist I, ASARCO, LLC
  • The Use of Lighting Technology on Mobile Equipment
    By Tom Feldhusen, Senior Sales Manager, Phoenix Lighting
  • Hydraulic Excavator vs. Rope Shovel Performance
    By Rodion Andreev, Tim Joseph, John Sammut, and Mark Curley

2015 Archives

Topics

Session I: Improving Operations
  • Improving Truck-and-Shovel Utilization with a Surge Feeder
    By David E. Pitchford, President, MMD Mineral Sizing (America)
  • The Critical Link Between Loader Productivity, Operator Performance and Mining Costs
    Greg Ladewig, Regional Manager, MineWare
  • Is Bigger Still Better? Considerations for Increasing the Size of Haulage Equipment
    By M. Dotto, T.G. Joseph, M. Curley
  • Optimizing Slope Angles with Controlled Blasting, Slope Monitoring and Good Communication
    By Keith Taylor, Sr. Geotechnical Engineer, Freeport-McMoRane
Session II: Haulage Strategies
  • Electromobility Solutions for Modern Haul Trucks
    By Daniel Robertson, Business Manager for Mobile Mining Equipment, North America, Siemens
  • Can ‘Big Data’ Answer the Big Question: How Do My Haul Roads Perform?
    By Roger Thompson, Professor of Mining Engineering, Curtin University Western Australia School of Mines
  • Mine Haulage Simulation: A Tool Towards Managing Uncertainty
    By Hooman Askari-Nasab, Mohammad Tabesh, and Shiv Upadhyay
  • Bringing New Life to DC Haul Trucks with an AC Retrofit Package
    By Ben Balbach, Heavy Industry and Power Systems Manager, Flanders
Session III: Fleet Management
  • Adopting a People, Process and Technology Strategy to Drive Sustainable Workforce Optimization
    By Greg Karadjian, Regional Vice President, North America, Immersive Technologies
  • Turning Erdenet’s Data into Dollars
    By Gareth Dean, Pitram Product Strategy Manager, Micromine Americas
  • How Big is Too Big?
    By Craig Griffiths, Manager Customer Solutions, Volvo Construction Equipment
  • Innovative Information Mining: Fleet Optimization
    By Lia Walker, Quality Leader, Freeport-McMoRan
Session IV: Safety & Training
  • Human Fatigue and Impairment – Predicting, Detecting, and Mitigating
    By Josh Savit, Senior Manager, Predictive Safety
  • Improving Ingress/Egress Systems on Mobile Equipment
    By Mahiyar F. Nasarwanji, Ph.D., National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
  • Coordinated Operator Training
    By Graham Upton, Director of Business Development, Doron Precision Systems
Session V: Loading Techniques
  • Shovel Control Advancements
    By John Burant, Vice President Global Business Development, Flanders Electric
  • Shovel-Based Fragmentation Analysis of ROM to Improve Blast Planning
    By Tom BoBo, Director of Technical Sales & Marketing, Split Engineering; Petra Webb, Geologist I, ASARCO, LLC
  • The Use of Lighting Technology on Mobile Equipment
    By Tom Feldhusen, Senior Sales Manager, Phoenix Lighting
  • Hydraulic Excavator vs. Rope Shovel Performance
    By Rodion Andreev, Tim Joseph, John Sammut, and Mark Curley

2013 Archives

Topics

Session I: Improving Operations
  • Improving Truck-and-Shovel Utilization with a Surge Feeder
    By David E. Pitchford, President, MMD Mineral Sizing (America)
  • The Critical Link Between Loader Productivity, Operator Performance and Mining Costs
    Greg Ladewig, Regional Manager, MineWare
  • Is Bigger Still Better? Considerations for Increasing the Size of Haulage Equipment
    By M. Dotto, T.G. Joseph, M. Curley
  • Optimizing Slope Angles with Controlled Blasting, Slope Monitoring and Good Communication
    By Keith Taylor, Sr. Geotechnical Engineer, Freeport-McMoRane
Session II: Haulage Strategies
  • Electromobility Solutions for Modern Haul Trucks
    By Daniel Robertson, Business Manager for Mobile Mining Equipment, North America, Siemens
  • Can ‘Big Data’ Answer the Big Question: How Do My Haul Roads Perform?
    By Roger Thompson, Professor of Mining Engineering, Curtin University Western Australia School of Mines
  • Mine Haulage Simulation: A Tool Towards Managing Uncertainty
    By Hooman Askari-Nasab, Mohammad Tabesh, and Shiv Upadhyay
  • Bringing New Life to DC Haul Trucks with an AC Retrofit Package
    By Ben Balbach, Heavy Industry and Power Systems Manager, Flanders
Session III: Fleet Management
  • Adopting a People, Process and Technology Strategy to Drive Sustainable Workforce Optimization
    By Greg Karadjian, Regional Vice President, North America, Immersive Technologies
  • Turning Erdenet’s Data into Dollars
    By Gareth Dean, Pitram Product Strategy Manager, Micromine Americas
  • How Big is Too Big?
    By Craig Griffiths, Manager Customer Solutions, Volvo Construction Equipment
  • Innovative Information Mining: Fleet Optimization
    By Lia Walker, Quality Leader, Freeport-McMoRan
Session IV: Safety & Training
  • Human Fatigue and Impairment – Predicting, Detecting, and Mitigating
    By Josh Savit, Senior Manager, Predictive Safety
  • Improving Ingress/Egress Systems on Mobile Equipment
    By Mahiyar F. Nasarwanji, Ph.D., National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
  • Coordinated Operator Training
    By Graham Upton, Director of Business Development, Doron Precision Systems
Session V: Loading Techniques
  • Shovel Control Advancements
    By John Burant, Vice President Global Business Development, Flanders Electric
  • Shovel-Based Fragmentation Analysis of ROM to Improve Blast Planning
    By Tom BoBo, Director of Technical Sales & Marketing, Split Engineering; Petra Webb, Geologist I, ASARCO, LLC
  • The Use of Lighting Technology on Mobile Equipment
    By Tom Feldhusen, Senior Sales Manager, Phoenix Lighting
  • Hydraulic Excavator vs. Rope Shovel Performance
    By Rodion Andreev, Tim Joseph, John Sammut, and Mark Curley

Session I: Improving Operations

  • Improving Truck-and-Shovel Utilization with a Surge Feeder
  • The Critical Link Between Loader Productivity, Operator Performance and Mining Costs
  • Is Bigger Still Better? Considerations for Increasing the Size of Haulage Equipment
  • Optimizing Slope Angles with Controlled Blasting, Slope Monitoring and Good Communication

Session II: Haulage Strategies

  • Electromobility Solutions for Modern Haul Trucks
  • Can ‘Big Data’ Answer the Big Question: How Do My Haul Roads Perform?
  • Mine Haulage Simulation: A Tool Towards Managing Uncertainty
  • Bringing New Life to DC Haul Trucks with an AC Retrofit Package

Session III: Fleet Management

  • Adopting a People, Process and Technology Strategy to Drive Sustainable Workforce Optimization
  • Turning Erdenet’s Data into Dollars
  • How Big is Too Big?
  • Innovative Information Mining: Fleet Optimization

Session IV: Safety & Training

  • Human Fatigue and Impairment – Predicting, Detecting, and Mitigating
  • Improving Ingress/Egress Systems on Mobile Equipment
  • Coordinated Operator Training

Session V: Loading Techniques

  • Shovel Control Advancements
  • Shovel-Based Fragmentation Analysis of ROM to Improve Blast Planning
  • The Use of Lighting Technology on Mobile Equipment
  • Hydraulic Excavator vs. Rope Shovel Performance

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