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Mining Workshop: Strategies to Reduce Miners Exposure to DPM and Gases (Reno)

Reno, Nevada: January 24, 2007 - January 25, 2007

Sponsored by the Nevada Mining Association, NIOSH and the Mine Safety and Health Administration. The following documents from the Workshop are available for downloading:

Introduction

Welcome and Introduction
Russ Fields, NvMA

Overview of Current Metal/Nonmetal Diesel Regulations
William Pomroy, MSHA

Integrated Approach to Controlling Exposure of Underground Miners to Diesel Particulate Matter and Gases

Aleksandar Bugarski, NIOSH

Underground Mining Diesel Engines
Chair: George Saseen, MSHA

Engine Emissions and Criteria for Selection of Engines for Underground Mining Applications
George Saseen, MSHA

Large Engine Technologies for Tier 3 and 4
Gareth Estebanez, Caterpillar

2007 On-highway Pickup Truck Engine Technology
David Redmond, Cummins

Small Engine Technologies for Tier 3 and 4
Enrique Sauerteig, Deutz

Electronic Engine Diagnostic Tools
John De La Hunt, Smith Power Products

Forum

Emissions Assisted Maintenance
Chair: Steve Forbush, Arch Coal

Engine Maintenance Program for Underground Mines
Steve Forbush, Arch Coal

Engine Maintenance Program at Queenstake Resources Jerritt Canyon
Steven Volkert and Terry Rhiley, Queenstake Resources

Engine Maintenance Program at Stillwater Mining Company
Scott Coleman, Stillwater Mining Company

Forum

Biodiesel and Fuels
Chair: George Schnakenberg, NIOSH

Effects of Reformulated Fuels on Concentrations of Diesel Particulate Matter and Gases in Underground Mines
George Schnakenberg, NIOSH

Overview of Biodiesel
Richard Nelson, Kansas State University

Biodiesel at Detroit Salt Mines
Pete Graham, Detroit Salt

Biodiesel Supply
Dave Campbell, Haycock Petroleum

Experience with Synthetic Fuels
Steve Forbush, Arch Coal

Forum

Exhaust Aftertreatment Technologies
Chair: Aleksandar Bugarski, NIOSH

Effects of Exhaust Aftertreatment Technologies on Concentrations of Diesel Particulate Matter and Gases in Underground Mines
Aleksandar Bugarski, NIOSH

Application of Diesel Emissions Reduction Controls for Nonroad Construction Equipment
Michael Block, Emisstar

Exhaust Aftertreatment Technologies at Greens Creek
Mark Good, Kennecott

Exhaust Aftertreatment Technologies at Stillwater Mining Company
Richard Collins, Stillwater Mining Company

Exhaust Aftertreatment Technologies in Coal Mines
Steve Forbush, Arch Coal

Forum

Monitoring Concentrations to Diesel Particulate Matter and Gases
Chair: William Pomroy, MSHA

Monitoring Exposure to Diesel Particulate Matter and Gases
George Schnakenberg, NIOSH

Personal Exposure Monitoring and Efforts to Mitigate Exposure
William Pomroy, MSHA

Forum

Concluding Remarks
Russ Fields, NvMA

 

 
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