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The next WMEA conference will be held:
May 24th - 26th  2016
New Meeting Days
Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday
RAMADA PLAZA GILLETTE
2009 S Douglas Hwy
Gillette, WY 82718
Phone: 307-686-3000
"Ask for WMEA Room Rates"
 
WMEA Meeting
May 24th                       Tuesday 
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm         Board Meeting
 
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm         Hospitality Room
 
May 25th                       Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:00 am         Registration
 
8:00 am - 8:15 am         Opening remarks
                      
8:15 am - 9:15 am         DC to AC Conversion of 240 Ton Haul Trucks
                                         Frank Wickert - Flanders
 
9:15 am - 9:30 am         Break
 
9:30 am - 10:00 am       Substation Maintenance and Transformer Diagnostics
                                           Mike Carlson - GE Grid Solutions
                                        
10:00 am - 10:45 am     Recent Advances in Operation and Maintenance
                                      Testing of Circuit Breakers 
                                           Dan Hook - Western Electrical Services
 
10:45 am - 11:00 am     Break
                                     
11:00 am - 12:00 pm     Group Discussion

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm       Lunch                                       

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm         MSHA Open Discussion
                          
1:50 pm - 2:00 pm         Break
                                                                             
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm         Arc Resistant Switchgear - How it is Different and
                                      What does it Cost?
                                           David Durocher - Eaton
 
3:00 pm - 3:10 pm         Break
                                       
3:10 pm - 4:00 pm         Carbon Brushes Have a Process too
                                           Robert Karlheim - Helwig Carbon

4:00 pm - 4:10 pm         Break                                       

4:10 pm - 5:00 pm         Benefits of Repairing, Refurbishing, and Rebuilding
                                      Electrical Distribution Equipment in Mining
                                           Troy Mickelsen - Line Power
                                           Brian Harris - Line Power

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm         Hospitality room                       

May 26th                       Thursday

8:00 am - 9:30 am         Summary of Group Discussions    

9:30 am - 9:45 am         Break                                       

9:45 am - 10:45 am       VFD Cables - Essential or Overkill?
                                           Steve Wetzel - Southwire
 
10:45 am - 11:00 am     Break
 
11:00 am - 11:45 am     Application of Wireless Systems for Mine
                                      Environmental Reporting and Improved Efficiencies 
                                           Tim Gross - Eaton

11:45 am - 12:00 pm     Closing                                     

1:00 pm                         Steering Committee Meeting

 

Click here for an Agenda.pdf

Group Meetings

Group 1                         Group 2       

Group 3                         Group 4       

Group 5                         Group 6 & 7

Group 8

Accommodations

RAMADA PLAZA GILLETTE

2009 S Douglas Hwy
Gillette, WY 82718
Phone: 307-686-3000
"Ask for WMEA Room Rates
 

 

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