May 2014 – Rapid City, South Dakota

WMEA Conference 2014

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Description

The next WMEA conference will be held:

May 28th – 30th, 2014

Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn
505 North Fifth Street
Rapid City, South Dakota

May 28th                         Wednesday 

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm            ALL MINERS WELCOME TO VISIT THE

                                    *NEW LITTELFUSE Symcom/SSAC FACILITY*

                                             2880 N Plaza Drive, Rapid City, SD

                                     Transportation from the hotel will be provided by LittelFuse

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm         Board Meeting

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm         Registration / Hospitality Room

May 29th                        Thursday

7:00 am – 8:00 am         Registration

8:00 am – 8:15 am         Opening remarks

8:15 am – 9:15 am         The A B C’s of AC Induction Motors

DYKMAN Electric

James Bender – Business Development Manager

Benjamin Flick – Product Engineering Manager

Siemens Industry Inc.

 

9:15 am – 9:30 am         Break

9:30 am – 10:15 am       Advanced Low and High Resistance Grounding

Technologies

Sergio Panetta – I-Guard Corporation

 

10:15 am – 10:50 am     Best Value: Factors to consider in the design,

                                    manufacture, and procurement of custom-engineered

                                    equipment.

                                    Tyler Klassen – LittelFuse

10:50 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         Open Microphone

                                    (Miners share ideas, problems, solutions, etc.)

1:50 pm – 2:00 pm         Break

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm         Dealing with Aging Electrical Infrastructure

                                    Lyle Roemer, A.SC.T., Director – Major Projects –

                                    ANDRITZ Inc.

                                    

3:00 pm – 3:10 pm         Break

3:10 pm – 4:00 pm         Mine Communications

                                    Bill Wright – 3D-P

                                         

4:00 pm – 4:10 pm         Break

4:10 pm – 5:00 pm         Managing the Power Demand for Excavators

                                    Craig Fredrich – CAT Mining

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm         Hospitality room

May 30th                        Friday

8:00 am – 9:30 am         Summary of group discussions

9:30 am – 9:45 am         Break

9:45 am – 10:45 am       Duratrans  Transformer Design

Greg Sanders CEO-Becker Mining America, Inc.

 

10:45 am – 11:00 am     Break

11:00 am – 11:45 am     OPEN

11:45 am – 12:00 pm     Closing  

                                   

1:00 pm                        Steering Committee Meeting

An electrical equipment manufacturer (AC Dandy) from Alberta, Canada plans to set up a display trailer in the hotel parking lot showcasing their broad range of products.  All attendees are encouraged to visit during the conference.

Please make time to visit their displays, visit their website at www.acdandy.com

Click here for a PDF Agenda

Accommodations

Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn
505 North Fifth Street
Rapid City, South Dakota

WMEA ROOM BOOKING INFORMATION 

GROUP DISCUSSIONS

                                      Group 1               Group 5

                                      Group 2               Group 6

                                      Group 3               Group 7

                                                             Group 4

Papers

Event Details

Start date: 05/28/2014

End date: 05/30/2014