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The next WMEA conference will be held:

 November 16th - 18th 2011

Radisson Suites Tucson
6555 East Speedway Blvd
Tucson, AZ, 85710
Ph. 520-721-7100

November 16th                   Wednesday
We are pleased to announce that Arizona Electrical Apparatus has offered a tour
with a presentation on Switch House Safety and lunch Wednesday November 16th.
The tour starts at 10:00 am. End users only. Please RSVP to Skip Veigel if you can attend at sveigel@aeacircuitbreakers.com.  Skip will provide directions when you RSVP.

     

WMEA Meeting

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm             Board Meeting
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm             Hospitality Room

 
November 17th                   Thursday                                                        
 
7:00 am - 8:00 am              Registration
 
8:00 am - 8:15 am              Opening remarks  
                     
8:15 am - 9:15 am              Dragline Upgrade in Senegal, West Africa
                                              David Barrett - Drives & Controls Services 
9:15 am - 9:30 am              Break
                                         
9:30 am - 10:45 am            AC Truck Drive System
                                             Komatsu, Siemens
 
10:45 am - 11:00 am          Break                                      
 
11:00 am - 12:00 pm          LED Illumination for above ground Mining Equipment
                                               Yazi Fletcher, VP Engineering - Phoenix Lighting
                     
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm           Lunch 
                                       
1:00 pm - 1:50 pm             Group Discussion
                                                    
1:50 pm - 2:00 pm             Break 
                                                                         
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm             Specifying VFD's for Mining Applications
                                                Bruce Reeves, Jeremy Gonzales - Dykman Engineering
 
2:50 pm - 3:00 pm             Break
 
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm             Application of High Speed Semi-Conductor Fuses to Limit 
                                         Peak Let-Through Energy
                                                Brad Gradwell - PACE Engineering
 
4:00 pm - 4:10 pm             Break
                                        
4:10 pm - 5:00 pm             AC Dragline Solutions
                                             Daniel Robinson - Cat-Siemens
 
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm             Hospitality room
                         
November 18th                  Friday
                                                                            
8:00 am - 9:00 am              Summary of group discussions
      
9:00 am - 9:15 am               Break 
                                   
 
9:15 am - 9:45 am              Safety Compliance - Where's our Focus
                                              Glen Ratliff - Texas Westmoreland Coal
                                     
9:45 am - 10:45 am            Grinding Mill PWM WRIM Slip Power Recovery Drive
                                              Brent Jones, Darren Honaker
   
10:45 am - 10:55 am          Break                                         
 
10:55 am - 11:45 am          "Harmonics"
                                             Peteris Spels, Sales & Project Manager Open Pit Mining
                                              ABB Inc.  
  
11:45 am - 12:00 am          Closing   
                                  
1:00 pm                             Steering Committee Meeting

Accommodations

Radisson Suites Tucson
6555 East Speedway Blvd
Tucson, AZ, 85710
Ph. 520-721-7100

 

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