27th Annual Mining Diesel Emissions Council Conference

November 30, 2021 - December 01, 2021
9:30am - 12:30pm
Join the Mining Diesel Emissions Council (MDEC) for a free two-day virtual conference on Tuesday, November 30, from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm ET and Wednesday, December 1, from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm ET.

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

9:30 am - Keynote Address

Future direction and innovation in mining 
Mike MacFarlane, Consultant, Glencore 

11:15 am - Diesel Engine Certification and DPF Implementation

CSA standards update: M424 mobile equipment
Tania Donovska, CSA Group
Update Provincial public consultation on proposed changes to the Ontario mining regulations
Glen Staskus, Ontario Ministry of Labour
Fuel Research and Standards development
Suncor Canada ltd.
Determination of Balance Point Temperature and SCR NOx Reduction
CanmetENERGY Duel Catalyzed Diesel Particulate Filter (CDPF)
Brent Rubeli, CanmetMINING
Continuous DPM Monitoring
Pinssar Group
Secondary emissions generated from emissions control devices and their impact on occupational health and safety plans
Dr. Norbert Heeb Empa - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

10:00 am - Workshop: Alternative Energy technologies

Part 1a: Replacing conventional diesel-based vehicle with Hydrogen-based FCEVs
Part 1b: Code/standards/regulations of the use of Hydrogen in mining
Gilles Leblanc and Pejman Nekoovaght, (CanmetMINING)
Part 2:“Holistic overview of cost impacts in Battery Electric versus Diesel-powered equipment selection”
Ian Loomis - Technical Director – Ventilation, Worley/USA
Please note: 
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