Mining Feature: NIOSH at SME 2018

Thursday, February 22, 2018

NIOSH Presentations

NIOSH researchers and representatives will be at the 2018 Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) Annual Conference and Expo February 25-28 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Check out the information below to find out when and where you can learn about NIOSH's latest research. Be sure to visit the NIOSH exhibit (Booth #1927) as well to see demonstrations of NIOSH products and research.

Monday, February 26th

Room L100E

Coal & Energy: Dust Control I

2:05 pm

A Field Study of a Re-designed Roof Bolter Canopy Air Curtain (2nd Generation) for Respirable Coal Mine Dust Control
W. Randy Reed & Michael Shahan

3:05 pm

Preliminary Laboratory Testing of a Shuttle Car Canopy Air Curtain
W. Randy Reed & David Zheng

3:25 pm

Field Investigation to Measure Airflow Velocities of a Shuttle Car Using Independent Routes at a Central Appalachian Underground Coal Mine
Michael Shahan & W. Randy Reed

Room L100C

Coal & Energy: Best of Ground Control

2:25 pm

Analysis of Monitored Ground Support and Rock Mass Response in a Longwall Tailgate Entry
Ted Klemetti & Khaled Mohamed

3:25 pm

Evaluation of Seismic Potential in a Longwall Mine with Massive Sandstone Roof Under Deep Overburden
Mark Van Dyke

Tuesday, February 27th

Room L100A

Health & Safety: Requirements and Enforcement as a System: Exploring the Interplay and Administration of Legislation, Regulation, Standards, and Policies

9:05 am

An Examination of Mining Companies' Online Health and Safety Policies: Implications for Improving Organizational Performance
Emily Haas

9:45 am

The Global Explosion-protected Equipment Market - Can U.S. Coal Mines Ever Benefit?
David Snyder & George Luxbacher

10:05 am

What Do Policy Makers and Mine Operators Need to Know Before Applying the 'Safety Triangle'?
Susan Moore

Room L100F

Coal & Energy: Mine Safety I

9:05 am

NIOSH Extramural Research Funding: Fulfilling the Mandate of the MINER Act
George Luxbacher & David Snyder

9:45 am

Influence of a Continuous Mining Machine and Mesh on Magnetic Proximity Detection Systems
Jingcheng Li & Chenming Zhou

10:25 am

Evaluation of Contamination Ingress for Built-in-place Refuge Alternatives
Timothy Lutz & James Noll

Room 101B

Mining & Exploration: Operations: Practical Incorporation of Technology in Operations

9:25 am

Data Transport Over Leaky Feeder Utilizing Internet Protocol Enabled Land Mobile Radio
Ronald Jacksha

Room L100B

Health & Safety: Learning from the Frontline: What Works to Promote Operational Excellence and a Positive Safety Culture

9:45 am

Imminent Danger: Characterizing Uncertainty in Critically Hazardous Situations
Jonathan Hrica

10:25 am

Mineworker Fatigue: A Review of What We Know and Future Directions
Timothy Bauerle & Gerald Poplin

Room L100C

Coal & Energy: Application of CFD in Mine Ventilation

10:25 am

CFD Modeling of Dust Dispersion in a Mineral Processing Plant
Vaibhav Raj

Room L100E

Coal & Energy: Research and Development I

2:05 pm

SCSR Technology in U.S. Coal Mines: The Long Road Travelled
George Luxbacher & R.J. Matetic

2:25 pm

Technologies for the Next Generation Closed-circuit Escape Respirators
Rohan Fernando

3:05 pm

Robotics Technology in U.S. Mine Disaster Reconnaissance, Rescue and Recovery
George Luxbacher

Room 101I

Industrial Minerals & Aggregates: Safety and Health of Industrial Minerals and Aggregates

2:05 pm

Impact of Aging on Performance of Impactor and Sharp-cut Cyclone Size Selectors for DPM Sampling
Emanuele Cauda

2:25 pm

Development of a Comprehensive Pillar and Roof Monitoring System at a Steeply Dipping Underground Limestone Mine 
Michael Murphy & Mark Van Dyke

3:45 pm

A Reality Check - Oil Mining/Shale/Sands Projects with MSHA IDs
George Luxbacher

Room L100B

Health & Safety: Got Safety? See How Tech Savvy Companies are Managing the Safety and Health of Their Workers I

2:45 pm

Demonstrating the Financial Impact of Mining Injuries - Safety Pays in Mining
Jon Heberger

Room 101C

Mining & Exploration: Recovering from Project Setbacks - Advice from Managers Who Have Been There

2:45pm

Estimating the Unconfined Compressive Strength (USC) of Emplaced Cemented Rockfill (CRF) from QA/QC Cylinder Strengths
Sean Warren

Wednesday, February 28th

Room L100C

Coal & Energy: Research and Development II

9:25 am

Calibration of Coal-mass Model Using In Situ Coal Pillar Strength Study
Khaled Mohamed & Mark Van Dyke

10:05 am

Evaluation of Different Shielding Materials for Reducing Electromagnetic Interference of the Personal Dust Monitor
James Noll, Jingcheng Li, Cory DeGennaro & Chenming Zhou

10:45 am

Load Capacity and Stiffness Characteristics for Welded Wire Screen with Multiple Pull Locations
Timothy Batchler

Room L100D

Coal & Energy: Dust Control II

10:05 am

Effects of Air-blocking Shelf on Dust Dispersion for Drill Shroud Using Computational Fluid Dynamics
David Zheng, W. Randy Reed & Drew Potts

Room L100B

Health & Safety: Got Safety? See How Tech Savvy Companies are Managing the Safety and Health of Their Workers II

10:25 am

Comparison of Multiple Continuous DPM Monitors to the NIOSH 5040 Standard Method
James Noll & Emanuele Cauda

Room L100A

Health & Safety: Open Forum for the Future of the United States Mining Safety and Health Research Agenda

2:00 pm

NORA Research Objectives and Their Priority
David Snyder & George Luxbacher

Room L100C

Coal & Energy: Mine Safety II

2:05 pm

Evaluation of Different Carbon Monoxide Sensors for Battery Charging Stations
James Rowland

Room L100D

Coal & Energy: Research and Development III

2:05 pm

Advancing CO2 Scrubber Chemistries Used in Respiratory Protective Devices and Refuge Alternatives
Susan Moore

2:25 pm

Investigating the Relationship Between Mine Air and Strata Temperature Changes and the Use of Portable Refuge Alternatives
Miguel Reyes

2:45 pm

Influence of Temperature on Generator Current and Magnetic Field of a Magnetic Proximity Detection System
Jingcheng Li & Jacob Carr

3:05 pm

Influence of Trailing Cables on Magnetic Proximity Systems
Chenming Zhou, Jingcheng Li & James Noll


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