May 2016 – Gillette, Wyoming

WMEA Conference 2016

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Description

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

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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

Papers

Event Details

Start date: 05/24/2016

End date: 05/26/2014