26th Annual Mining Diesel Emissions Council Conference

October 06, 2020 - October 07, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Join the Mining Diesel Emissions Council (MDEC) for a free two-day virtual conference on Tuesday, October 7, and Wednesday, October 8, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm ET.

Tuesday, October 8, 2020

10:00 am - Keynote Address
Diesel particle deposition in the airways and the induction of inflammation
Sandra Dorman, Director, Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health, Professor, School of Human Kinetics, Laurentian University
11:15 am - Diesel Engine Certification and DPF Implementation
In-use Emissions Verification Testing for Diesel Engines in Underground Mining Operations
Brent Rubeli, (CanmetMINING)
CSA standards update: M424 mobile equipment
Tania Donovska, (CSA Group)
Barrick Hemlo DPM Management: Lessons Learned Looking Back
Hanna Demers, (Barrick Gold)

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

10:00 am - Workshop: Canadian Diesel Engine Certification and Demonstration
Overview of Certification for Diesel Engines to the CSA M424 Standards
David Young and Brent Rubeli (CanmetMINING)
Video Demonstration of the Engine Test Procedures
Michael C. Kocsis and Devin P. Kelly, Southwest Research Institute (SwRI)