2012 SME/PCMIA Annual Joint Meeting
October 25-26, 2012
Hilton Garden Inn - Southpointe, Canonsburg PA
PDH Opportunity: two-day attendance = 12 PDH
Featured Keynote Speakers include Rick McAllister and Ginny, Alpha Natural Resources' Mine Rescue K-9; and Dr. Michael Karmis, Stonie Barker Professor, Director-Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research, Virginia Tech.
Featured Technical Sessions:
Coal Mining's Contributions to Sustainable Development
An overview of sustainable development practices in the minerals industry with examples of corporate responsibility from eastern coal mining companies.
Various regional projects consisting of continuous haulage mine planning, overland conveyors, prep plants, and construction of a new power plant.
An update on the natural gas market and regulations along with an update on the 1957 gas well pillar study.
New emerging technologies for the remote monitoring of mine atmospheres for methane and flow quantity.