MDEC 2005, October 12-14, 2005, Markham, ON

Conference Presentations

Conference agenda

Keynote Address: Thermodynamics, Kinetics, Chaos and Communication
Bruce Conard, BR Conard Consulting Inc.
Evaluation and Experience with Particulate Filter Systems at Inco
J.Stachulak, B.R.Conard and G. Nault (Inco); A. Bugarski and G. Schnakenberg (NIOSH)
Laboratory Evaluation of Diesel Particulate Filters
M. Gangal, B. Rubeli, D. Young (NRCan), and J. Stachulak (Inco)
NRC’s Industrial Research Assistance Program: Supporting Companies in Research and Development and Accessing Technology
Linda Meret (NRC-IRAP)
DPM Exposures in Metal and Nonmetal Mines in the United States 2002-2005 and the 2005 Final Rule on the Interim Limit
Doris Ann Cash and William Baughman (MSHA)
Diesel Vehicle Emissions in Underground Mines: The South African Perspective
Nardus Potgieter (Infotox, South Africa)
SCR Retrofits: A Practical Approach for Reducing NO2 Emissions in Salt Mines
Thierry Leprince (Extengine Transport Systems)
Potential of Synthetic Fuel to Reduce Emissions
Gregory T. Orrell (Lancer Industries)
Hydrogen Fuel Injection—The Bridge to Fuel Cells
Steve Gilchrist (Canadian Hydrogen Energy Company)
Emission Based Maintenance Program
Steve “Skinner” Forbush (Arch Western Bituminous Group)
The Western U.S. Mine Health and Safety Training and Translation Center’s DPM Project, with a Special Emphasis to DPM Compliance Workshops
Jerry C. Tien and Larry Grayson (University of Missouri-Rolla)
Testing of a Johnson-Matthey Low-NO2 DPF
Darrick Zarling (University of Minnesota)
Diesel Particle Filters with Active Regeneration in Mining – Practical Experiences from Mines in North America and Europe
Hans-Jörg Rembor (HUSS Umwelttechnik GmbH)
Global Approach to Diesel Aftertreatment Issues in Mining Industry
Arno Amberla, (Finnkatalyst, Finland)
A Global Approach to Managing Diesel Emissions
Sean McGinn (McGinn Integration Inc), Brian Davies (AEHS Pty. Ltd.) and T White (BHP Billiton Pty Ltd)
Stillwater Mining Company’s Plan for DPM Reduction
Rick Collins (Stillwater Mining)
Exposure to Diesel Particulate Matter (DPM) and Regulations in Canadian Mining Provinces
Gary Bonnell (NRCan)
Diesel Particulate Matter in Underground Mines
Aleksandar D. Bugarski, James D. Noll, Steven E. Mischler and George H. Schnakenberg (NIOSH)
Diesel Particle Filter Systems in Tunneling in Switzerland, Filtration Efficiency, Secondary Emissions, Operation Experience and Overall Effect on Ambient Air
A.Mayer (TTM), M.Kasper (ME), N.Heeb (EMPA), J.Czerwinski (AEHB), W.Scheidegger (SUVA)
Novel Approaches to Measure Diesel Emissions
L. W. Antony Chen, Hans Moosmüller, W. Patrick Arnott, and John G. Watson (Desert Research Institute), Pierre Mousset-Jones (University of Nevada)
Diesel Power Vehicles, Pollution, and the Economic Balance Thereof
CA Rawlins (University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa)
Final Plenary Consultation
Mahe Gangal (MDEC Co-chair)