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Mining Feature: OMSHR at the 2013 SME Annual Meeting

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

OMSHR at SME graphicNIOSH will be in booth 1724 at the expo hall of the 2013 Society for Mining, Metalurgy and Exploration (SME) Annual Meeting February 24-27, 2013. Stop by our exhibit to talk with researchers about their work, see live demonstrations and commercially available products, pick up the latest publication or find out more about our new website.

OMSHR will present the following technical sessions:

Date

Session

Title

Time/Room

OMSHR Speakers

Tuesday, February 26

Coal & Energy: Underground II

Performance of an Intelligent Proximity Detection System for Continuous Mining Machines

9:05 AM room 502

Jacob Carr and Joseph DuCarme

Tuesday, February 26

Mining & Exploration: Technology: Next Generation Safety: Research and Technology Focused on Developing Functional Safety Cultures in Industry

An Overview of NIOSH Mine Illumination Research: Past, Present, and Future

10:45 AM room 707

John Sammarco

Tuesday, February 26

Coal & Energy: Research and Development

Use of Magnetic Proximity Detection Systems in the Presence of Coal

2:45 PM room 502

Jacob Carr, Jingcheng Li and Adam Smith

Tuesday, February 26

Coal & Energy: Research and Development

Performance Characteristics of Geo-Grids When Used for Roof and Rib Surface Control

4:05 PM room 502

Dennis Dolinar

Tuesday, February 26

Mining & Exploration: Operations: Operational Safety and Risk Management in Mining Operations

An Analysis of Recent MSHA Accident Data for Underground Metal Mines Using Backfill

2:45 PM room 706

Joseph Seymour, Lewis Martin, Curtis Clark, Douglas Tesarik and Michael Stepan

Tuesday, February 26

Coal & Energy: Ventilation II

Evaluation of a Mine-Wide Atmospheric Monitoring System for Fire Detection

9:45 AM room 503

James Rowland

Wednesday, February 27

Coal & Energy: Dust Control

Evaluations of a Bit Sleeve and Twisted Bit Design for Controlling Roof Bolter Dust

9:25 AM room 501

Timothy Beck

Wednesday, February 27

Coal & Energy: Dust Control

Key Components for an Effective Filtration and Pressurization System to Reduce Respirable Dust in Enclosed Cabs for the Mining Industry

9:45 AM room 501

Andrew Cecala, John Organiscak, James Noll and James Rider

Wednesday, February 27

Coal & Energy: Dust Control

Helmet-CAM: A Tool for Assessing Miners’ Exposure to Respirable Dust in the Metal/Nonmetal Mining Industry

10:05 AM room 501

Andrew Cecala, Randy Reed, Gerald Joy

Wednesday, February 27

Coal & Energy: Dust Control

Examination of Water Spray Airborne Coal Dust Capture with Three Wetting Agents

10:45 AM room 501

John Organiscak

Wednesday, February 27

Coal & Energy: The Best of Ground Control

A Stability Factor for Supported Mine Entries Based on Numerical Model Analysis

9:05 AM room 503

Essie Esterhuizen

Wednesday, February 27

Mining & Exploration: Management: Managing a Culture of Safety

Assessing the Safety Culture of Underground Coal Mining

9:25 AM room 703

Carin Kosmoski

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