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Mine Ventilation Symposium Papers  

12th US/North American Mine Ventilation Symposium papers, talks and power point presentations.

Ventilation Symposium
International Mine Ventilation Conference Reno
Newmont 
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1. Ventilation planning for metal/non-metal mines
A protocol and standard for mine ventilation studies
D. J. Brake
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Implementing a tracking and ventilation control system at Barrick Goldstrike’s underground division
M.A. Meyer
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Ventilation design for the Big Gossan open stope mine
Riza Z. Sani, Hendra Y. Sebayang & Ian Loomis
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Analyzing ventilation requirements and the utilization efficiency of the Kidd Creek mine ventilation system
S. Hardcastle, C. Kocsis, G. Li & K. Hortin
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Technology convergence for sustainable underground mine ventilation system control
A.M. Tonnos & C. Allen

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Ventilation on demand (VOD) auxiliary fan project – Vale Inco Limited, Creighton Mine
D. F. O’Connor

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Ventilation on demand (VOD) project – Vale Inco Ltd. Coleman Mine
C. Allen & B. Keen
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Case study – ventilation planning for Bog Zone, Lisheen Mine
K. Hopperstead
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Extension of the main ventilation system at LKABs Kiruna Mine for the new main haulage level 1365 m
L. Mukka & C. Blomgren
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A study of radon regulation and pathology as it relates to underground hardrock mining
D. M. Loring
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Ventilation requirements for uranium mines
C. Gherghel & E. De Souza
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Old Mines – New Regulations: The re-opening of the Gordonsville, Elmwood, and Cumberland Mines under new DPM regulations
A. Adu-Acheampong, S. Patton & J. Dawson & K. Huffman
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2. Ventilation planning for coal mines
Optimum width of longwall faces in highly gassy coal mines – Part II
P.C. Thakur
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Development and integration of ventilation simulation tools for colliery ventilation practice
L van den Berg, K van Zyl, WM Marx & C. Thomson
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The borehole monitoring experiment: field measurements of reservoir conditions and responses in longwall panel overburden during active mining
S.J. Schatzel, C.Ö. Karacan, G.V.R. Goodman, R. Mainiero & F. Garcia
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Measured values of coal mine stopping resistance
N. Oswald, B. Prosser & R. Ruckman
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A preliminary study of the unsteady states of the ventilation parameters at the longwall face during the shearer operation
S. Wasilewski & M. Branny

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Ventilation planning at the Minerales Monclova’s Mines
J. R. P. Aguirre

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Innovative features of the Bridger Coal Company supply air fans and system
G. S. Takenaka & G.A. Gamble
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Ventilation planning at Energy West’s Deer Creek Mine
L. Tonc, B. Prosser & G. Gamble
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3. Spontaneous combustion
The application of nitrogen to control a spontaneous combustion event during a longwall face salvage
J.R. Leeming, S.R. Hunneyball, S. Jobling & P.R. Shead
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Effects of ventilation and gob characteristics on spontaneous heating in longwall gob areas
L. Yuan & A.C. Smith
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Effect of intrinsic coal properties on self-heating rates
B.B. Beamish & A. Arisoy
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Bulk-scale laboratory experiments of re-entering a sealed heating
W.K. Hitchcock & B.B. Beamish
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A study of the gases produced by the oxidation of bulk coal under laboratory conditions
W.K. Hitchcock, D. Cliff & B. B. Beamish

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Problems with determining oxygen deficiencies for use in ratios used for assessing spontaneous combustion activity
D. M. Brady

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The positive pressure chamber
J. P. Brady, S. Burra & B. R. Calderwood
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4. Heat and humidity
A comparison of globe, wet and dry temperature and humidity measuring devices available for heat stress assessment
S. Hardcastle & K. Butler
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Design and construction of a surface air cooling and refrigeration installation at a South African mine
R.W. Wilson & A. Pieters
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A review of heat issues in underground metalliferous mines
T. Payne & R. Mitra
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A heat study and the modelling of future climatic conditions at Vale Inco’s Coleman/McCreedy East Mine
C. K. Kocsis, S.G. Hardcastle & B. Keen
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5. Miner’s act and mine seals
Use of belt air in underground coal mines — with special emphasis on TSP recommendations
J. C. Tien & F. Calizaya
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An update on the use of explosion resistant seals in the United States
C. R. Stephan & J. E. Urosek
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Sealing design
D. R Chalmers
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Comparison of the transverse load capacities of various block ventilation stoppings under arch loading conditions
T. M. Barczak & T. J. Batchler
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A simplified approach to coal mine seal design
M. M. Gadde, D.A. Beerbower & J. A. Rusnak

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Impact of deformable materials and convergence on the transverse load capacity of mine ventilation stoppings
T. J. Batchler & T. M. Barczak

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6. Numerical modeling
Turbulent diffusion coefficient in mine airways
N. P. Widodo, K. Sasaki, Y. Sugai, R.S. Sayoga & Risono
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Numerical simulation of ventilation air flow in underground mine workings
S.M. Aminossadati & K. Hooman
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Narrow vein shrinkage stope ventilation measurement using tracer gas and numerical simulation
G. Arpa, K. Sasaki & Y. Sugai
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Application of MULTIFLUX for air, heat and moisture flow simulations
G. Danko & D. Bahrami
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Verification and calibration of ventilation network models
F. H. von Glehn, W. M. Marx & S. J. Bluhm

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Study on the effects of scrubber operation on the face ventilation
A. M. Wala, S. Vytla, G. Huang & C. D. Taylor

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Numerical simulation on diffusion phenomena in mine airways by using a method of discrete tracer movements
K. Sasaki, A. Widiatmojo, N. P. Widodo, G. Arpa & Y. Sugai
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An experimental and numerical study of two-way splits and junctions in mine airways
R.K. Jade & B.S. Sastry
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7. Coal mine methane
Thermal oxidation of coal mine ventilation air methane
J. M. Somers & H. L. Schultz
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Use of infrared sensors for monitoring methane in underground mines
C.D. Taylor, J.E. Chilton & A.L. Martikainen
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Advances in grid-based numerical modeling techniques for improving gas management in coal mines
C.Ö. Karacan, TX. Ren & R. Balusu
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Artificial neural networks to determine ventilation emissions and optimum degasification strategies for longwall mines
C.Ö. Karacan & G.V.R. Goodman
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Horizontal directional drilling implementation at MIMOSA Mines
Mario Santillan

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8. Mine dust
Effects of sintered metal diesel particulate filter system on diesel aerosols and nitric oxides in mine air
A. D. Bugarski, G. H. Schnakenberg, Jr. & E. Cauda
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Effectiveness of a water curtain utilized for dust control on continuous miner sections
D.M. Tomko, & M.J. Schultz
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Analysis of particulate contamination in personal dust monitor sampling
J. C. Volkwein
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The application of an improved multi-scale computational modelling techniques to predict fugitive dust dispersion and deposition within and from surface mining operations
I.S. Lowndes, S.A. Silvester, S.W. Kingman & D.M. Hargreaves
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Improving the performance of fan-powered dust collectors in stone cutting applications
G.J. Chekan, A.B. Cecala, D.E. Pollock, & J.A. Zimmer

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Dust control in room-and pillar coal mining using continuous miners: Additional field evaluations
Y.P. Chugh, A. Patwardhan , H.G. Gurley & R.C. Carty

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Air filtration technology for respirable dust control in room-and-pillar mining
Y.P. Chugh, A. Patwardhan , H.G. Gurley & R.C. Carty
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Inconsistency in gravimetric sampling pumps and cyclones
R.J.R. Cornelissen
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9. Tunnel ventilation
Fires in vehicular tunnels
I.J. Duckworth
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Ventilation and atmosphere control inside a 3-bar compressed air TBM heading
B.R. Zernich & M.A. Krulc
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Ventilation of the Northern Mujsky Railway Tunnel
S.G. Gendler
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The application of vertically-mounted jet fans in ventilation shafts for a rail overbuild
R.E. Ray
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10. Mine fans
Energy savings on mine ventilation fans using ‘Quick-Win’ Hermit Crab Technology-A perspective
B. K. Belle
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Understanding fan test standards and ventilation system performance.
K.J. Lownie
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Main fan energy management
J.J.L. du Plessis & W.M. Marx
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Operation of large underground fans at Kidd Mine – progressing through the challenges
K. Hortin & G. Bekkers
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11. Diesel emissions control
MSHA’s DPM rule for metal and nonmetal mines
W. H. Pomroy & G.P. Saseen
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The effects of ventilation controls and environmental cabs on diesel particulate matter concentrations in some limestone mines
J. D. Noll, L. Patts, & R. Grau
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The effects of biodiesel fuel and intake air methane on the emissions of a flameproof diesel power package
M. Gangal, B. Rubeli, D.Young, N. Paas & T. Robson
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Vale Inco’s international search to curtail diesel emissions
J.S. Stachulak & B.R. Conard
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Use of baseline personal DPM exposure data for mine ventilation planning- A South African Journey
B. K. Belle

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DPM dispersion study using CFD for underground metal/nonmetal mines
Yi Zheng & Jerry C. Tien

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Planning to meet the required DPM concentration levels in underground mines – a calibration model
K. Osei-Boakye, P. Mousset-Jones & K. Kins
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Diesel particulate filters – the safe approach to a project, case study
D. F. O’Connor, J. Stachulak & M. Bond
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Near real time monitoring of diesel particulate matter in underground mines
S. Janisko & J. Noll
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Using electrostatic precipitation to control diesel exhaust particulate emissions
A. Farnoud, C. Huang & A. J. Armendariz
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Managing diesel particle emissions through engine maintenance - an Australian perspective
P. Anyon
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12. Mine fires
Directing responses to mine fires and explosions
J.E. Urosek & K.S. Diederich
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Control of a sulfide ore thermal event in a drawpoint at PT Freeport Indonesia’s DOZ Mine, Papua, Indonesia
I.M. Loomis, S.Hughes, K. Osborne, J. Basyuni & E. Samosir
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Challenges in undertaking inertisation of fires in underground mines
D. S. Gillies & H. W. Wu
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Conveyor belt entry fire hazards and control
H. Verakis & M. Hockenberry
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Ten years of conducting level 1 simulated emergency exercises in Queensland’s underground coal mines
M. Watkinson & D. M. Brady

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Use of automated micro gas chromatograph to monitor mine atmospheres during mine emergencies
B.K. Blashich, W.J. Francart & M.D. Calhoun

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Mobile gas laboratory for responding to mine fires and explosions
M. P. Valoski
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The role of gas monitoring in the prevention and treatment of mine fires
D. M. Brady
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Assessment of stability of flow in a modified mine ventilation network considering a presence of fire hazards
W. Dziurzy?ski, J. Krawczyk & J. Kruczkowski
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Evaluation of deep-seated crib block fire tests
M.A. Trevits, A.C. Smith, J.E. Urosek & M.P. Valoski
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Experimental research on the behavior of ventilation air around shafts during a fire
M. Inoue, Y. Hidaka, M. Yamakami, N. Hatakeyama, T. Sakai & A. Okuzono
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13. General ventilation design and monitoring
Atmospheric monitoring systems for very large mines
A. E. Ketler
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Using the K.I.S.S. principle in ventilation modeling
T. R. Paquin
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Study on the performance of ventiflex ducting and couplings
L. M. Anisdahl, B. Johansson & K. Thoen
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A database of ventilation friction factors for Quebec underground mines
K. Fytas & C. Gagnon
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14. Other
Ventilation efficiency is it cost effective?
D. R Chalmers
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Developments in real time personal diesel particulate monitoring in mines
H. W. Wu & A. D. S. Gillies
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Reducing dust exposure from contaminated work clothing with a stand-alone cleaning system
A.B. Cecala, D.E. Pollock, J.A. Zimmer, A.D. O’Brien & W.R. Fox
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Real-time measurements of diesel EC and TC in a Nevada Gold Mine with photoacoustic and dusttrak instruments: Comparison with NIOSH 5040 filter results
W. P. Arnott, I. J. Arnold, P. Mousset-Jones, K. Kins & S. Shaff
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Respirable Dust Control
Workshop conducted by: CDC - National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health- Pittsburgh Research Laboratory staff and invited guests (*This is a 21mb file so please be patient as it may take a minute to open)
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Strategies and Technologies to Reduce Miners Exposure to Diesel Particulate Matter and Gases
Workshop conducted by: CDC - National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health- Pittsburgh Research Laboratory staff and invited guests (*This is a 11mb file so please be patient as it may take a minute to open)
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