13 November 2001

For those with specific interest on diesel emissions and control technology in underground mining environment, two technical sessions on diesel emissions and a specialized diesel workshop are planned during the 2002 Mine Ventilation Symposium.

Organized by the Underground Mine Ventilation Committee of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME), the North American / 9th US Mine Ventilation Symposium will be held at Queen’s University, June 08-12, 2002 in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

Highlights of the Symposium include four technical workshops, a technical program with 120 paper presentations, poster sessions, a trade show of mine ventilation, emissions control and health and safety products, a social program including a dinner cruise of the Thousand Islands and a dinner banquet, a field trip to state-of-the-art underground mines in Ontario, and a special presentation on the Westray Mine Disaster.

For more information contact Euler De Souza, Department of Mining Engineering, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6, phone 613.533.2199, fax 613.533.6597, e-mail souza@post.queensu.ca, web site http://mine.queensu.ca/ventilation.

Source: Mine Ventilation Symposium