November 2011 – Tucson, Arizona

WMEA November Conference 2011

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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 [email protected].  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
Papers

Harmonics – Nov 11

Instrument Transformer Basics Nov 11

PdMA Predictive Motor Maintenance Nov 11

Safety Compliance Where is our Focus – Westmoreland Coal – Nov 11

Specifying a Variable Frequency Drive – Nov 11

Using Parallel High Speed Current Limiting Fuses – Nov 11

Event Details

Start date: 11/16/2011

End date: 11/18/2011