MDEC 2017, October 3 - 5, 2017, Toronto, ON

Conference Presentations

Conference agenda

Is setting a suitably protective occupational exposure limit (OEL) for diesel particulate matter (DPM) a “key driver” to reduce exposure
Kevin Hedges, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers Inc.
Removing Particulate Material from the existing fleet
Joseph McCarney, Johnson Matthey
The Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) and Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN)—advances in real-time monitoring to increase production and improve health and safety
Paul Sheremeto, Pattern Discovery Technologies Inc.
A CFD Approach for Investigating DPM Concentration over Multiple Work Cycles of an LHD in an Underground Mine
Hongbin Zhang, Mirarco
Borden Gold: Mine of the Future
John Mullally, Goldcorp
Underground Battery Electric Equipment at Macassa Mine – Challenges and Opportunities
Andrew Schinkel, Kirkland Lake Gold
Hydrogen Mine Introduction Initiative - Study of Hydrogen Behaviour in Underground Mine Conditions
Andrei V. Tchouvelev, A.V.Tchouvelev & Associates Inc.
A View of the Standards and Certification Landscape for Electric Vehicles
Peter Glowacki, CSA
Team “Pipe Dream”
Joshua Fortes, Laurentian University
Team “The Next Phase”
Sarah Bulanda, Laurentian University
Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions from Underground Mining Diesel Engines
Brent Rubeli, CanmetMINING
The Health Impact of Engine Generated Ultrafine Particles
J. Schiltknecht, VERT
Meeting ACGIH NO2 Limits in Mechanized Underground Mining
Mark Laine, Vale
Musselwhite Mine DPF Installation Project
Dwaine Gaudette, Goldcorp
DPM Management Strategy and Results
Hannah Demers, Barrick Hemlo William Mine
DPM Management Insights from Around the World
Kevin Mailey, Mammoth
Elimination of Diesel Particulate Filters and SCR equipment using a novel catalytic evaporation (CatVap™) device to reduce soot and NOx emissions in Internal Combustion Engines
Mike Mazzuca, T.F. Hudgins
Evaluation of Advanced PM and/or NOx Aftertreatment for Small Off-Road Diesel Engines
Derek Hooey, DCL International
Diesel Particulate Matter Exposure and Concentration Monitoring in Underground Mines
Aleksandar Bugarski, NIOSH
The Aeolus Project: An Innovative Online Platform for The Education of Mine Ventilation Professionals
Dan Stinnette, Virginia Tech
Final Plenary Consultation
David Young, Co-Chair MDEC Conference

Diesel Workshop

Workshop agenda & presentations