November 2013 – Albuquerque, New Mexico

WMEA November Conference 2013

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Description

The next WMEA conference will be held:

November 20th –  22nd, 2013

Marriott Pyramid North
5151 San Francisco Rd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
 

 

November 20th                         Wednesday 

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm         Board Meeting

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

November 21st                        Thursday

7:00 am – 8:00 am         Registration

 

8:00 am – 8:15 am         Opening remarks

 

8:15 am – 9:15 am        Willbros Engineering (US) LLC

                                      Grounding Theory and Application to

                                      Mining Operations

                                      Brett Board, P.E.

 

9:15 am – 9:30 am         Break

 

9:30 am – 10:15 am       What Standards Don’t Tell You: Mining Cable

                                      Standards and Cable Design

                                      Steve Wetzel – General Cable

                                          

10:15 am – 10:45 am     EATON Power Distribution Assemblies Trailer

                                      Mike Foley – EATON Electrical

 

10:45 am – 11:00 am     Break

 

11:00 am – 12:00 pm     Open Microphone

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

 

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm       Lunch

 

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm         Group Discussion

 

2:00 pm – 2:15 pm         Break

 

2:15 pm – 3:00 pm         PGR 8800 ARC Flash Relay

                                      Jeff Glenney – Littelfuse STARTCO

                                    

3:00 pm – 3:10 pm         Break

 

3:10 pm – 4:00 pm         Magnetic Actuated Vacuum Interrupter Technology 

                                      Troy Mickelsen – Line Power Manufacturing

                                         

4:00 pm – 4:10 pm         Break

 

4:10 pm – 5:00 pm         Arc Flash Compliance Case Studies 

                                      Dave Durocher – EATON Electrical

 

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm         Hospitality room

 

November 22nd                        Friday

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

 

9:30 am – 9:45 am         Break

 

9:45 am – 10:15 am       Shovel Upgrade

                                      Philip Granger – Cloud Peak / Flanders

 

10:15 am – 10:30 am     Break

 

10:30 am – 11:00 am     Application of LED Lighting in Mining

                                      Tim Gross – Eaton  Crouse-Hinds

 

11:00 am – 11:15 am     Break

 

11:15 am – 11:45 am     Benefits of using a NETA Certified Company

                                      Craig Archer – Western Electrical Services

 

11:45 am – 12:00 pm     Closing  

                                   

1:00 pm                         Steering Committee Meeting

Click here for a PDF Agenda

Accommodations

 Marriott Pyramid North
5151 San Francisco Rd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109

 GROUP DISCUSSIONS

 

GROUP 1 (Monte Wilke)              GROUP 5 (Ed Barnett)          

GROUP 2 (Rob Marnell)               GROUP 6 (Jason Praus)

GROUP 3 (Mark Perkins)             GROUP 7 (Woody Vowell)

GROUP 4 (Kyle Martin)                GROUP 8 (George Finley)

 

 

 Papers

Arc Flash Compliance Mining & Minerals – Eaton – Nov 13

Arc Flash Relay – PGR-8800 — Littelfuse – Nov 13

Grounding Theory for Mining – Willbros – Nov 13

LED Lighting Technology – Eaton – Nov 13

Magnetically Actuated Vacuum Interrupter – Line Power – Nov 13

Mine Cable – What Standards Don’t Tell You – General Cable – Nov 2013

Shovel Upgrade – Cloud Peak – Nov 13

 

Western Mining Electrical Association 2012

Event Details

Start date: 11/20/2013

End date: 11/22/2013