Program 2014 – Presentations

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    Day 1

    Mine and Safety – Queensland Statistics

    Presented by: Lionel Smith - Department Natural Resources and Mines

    Arc Flash Hazard: Risk Study for Open Pit Mining Shovels

    Presented by: Eduardo Wiechmann - University of Concepción Chile

    “Just because it’s on, doesn’t mean it’s on” – How Electrical Protection can Fail

    Presented by: Bernard Gittins - NSW Trade and Investment, Resources & Energy

    Power Line Management and Innovation

    Presented by: Larry Lawson - Safer Power

    Management of Multiple VVVF drives. (Case Study)

    Presented by: Brad Price - Ensham Resources

    Aboveground HV Distribution Earthing: Efficiency In Reliable Asset Condition Monitoring

    Presented by: Matthew Bale - Safeearth Consulting

    Special Presentation

    Presented by: Darren Jenkins - Ausgrid and for information please contact Darren Jenkins -

    Options for Managing Safety with Elderly Switchgear

    Presented by: Richard Blakeley - RPS Switchgear Ltd

    Innovation Award Presentation - Wireless Circuit Measurement

    Presented by: Chris Devine - Redbusbar

    Innovation Award Presentation - Variable Speed Drive Safety

    Presented by: Willem Fourie - JOY Global

    Innovation Award Presentation - Supplying Power At The Pit Face

    Presented by: John Connolly - BMA Goonyella Riverside Mine

    Lightning Response Plans For Mining Surface Infrastructure

    Presented by: Tony Gillespie - Gillespie Power Consultancy

    Mitigating Electrical Safety Risk

    Presented by: Allan Edwards - Safe Electrical

    Day 2

    A Miner's Legacy

    Presented by: Mark Parcell - A Miner's Legacy and Name of 2nd presenter (demo)

    Court Room Update: Operational Discipline And Electrical Safety In Mines

    Presented by: Fiona Austin - Herbert Smith Freehills

    Compliant vs Safe: Common Earthing Practice Against AS4871:2012

    Presented by: Tim Wylie - Ampcontol Group

    Moranbah North Mine VVVF Drive Tests: Touch Potential Under Earth Fault Conditions

    Presented by: Peter Stepien - ResTech

    Is Lightning a Threat To Underground Coal Mines?

    Presented by: Franco D’Alessandro - PhysElec Solutions Pty Ltd

    AC Motion Power Retrofit Of Draglines (Case Study)

    Presented by: Mark Townsend - Flanders