MDEC 2021, November 30 - December 1, 2021, Toronto, ON

Conference Program

Conference agenda

Video Recordings

Day 1—November 30, 2021

Day 2—December 1, 2021

Conference Presentations

Keynote: Future direction and innovation in mining
Michael MacFarlane, MDM Consulting
Secondary emissions generated from emissions control devices and their impact on occupational health and safety plans
Norbert Heeb, EMPA
Emissions reductions performance of a Tier 2 air-cooled diesel engine retrofitted with an integrated diesel particulate filter system with selective catalytic reduction
Brent Rubeli, CanmetMINING
Continuous DPM Monitoring
Wayne Hose, Pinssar Group
CSA standards update: M424 mobile equipment
Tania Donovska, CSA Group
Diesel fuels update and development
Jamie Novis, Suncor Energy
2021 Mining Consultation on Proposed Changes to Regulation 854 (Mines and Mining Plants) under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA)
Glenn Staskus, Ontario Ministry of Labour

Workshop Presentations: Alternative Energy Technologies

Replacing Conventional Diesel-based Vehicle with Hydrogen-based FCEVs
Pejman Nekoovaght, CanmetMINING
Canada’s Hydrogen Landscape
Mark Kirby, Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA)
The State of Codes, Standards, and Regulations for Hydrogen in the Mining Industry
Gordon Rymal Smith, Change Energy Services
Holistic overview of cost impacts in Battery Electric versus Diesel-powered equipment selection
Ian Loomis, Worley