Sponsored By Atlas Copco
And The Canadian Mining and Metallurgical Foundation
Red Lake Branch Presents:
Modern Hoisting Systems
Klaus Kacy is a senior technical consultant at ABB Automation-Canada. He has a M.Sc. in control engineering from Gliwice Technical University, Poland. Klaus started his mining career in 1968 as a foreman in a coal mine in Poland. In 1979, Klaus moved to Nigeria as the principal lecturer at Kaduna Polytechnic. In 1982, he joined ABB (ASEA) South Africa, where he was involved in mine hoist-related activities, including marketing, design, commissioning and field services. In 1987, Klaus was transferred to ABB Canada, where he developed a technical team for the ABB Mine Hoist Group serving North America, which today is one of the best mine hoist teams in the world.
This lecture deals with new developments in mine hoisting. Advantages and disadvantages of modern hoisting technology are presented. The presentation will cover:
-Modern hoist concepts.
-Hoist drive systems.
-Modern hoist control desks and systems.
-Remote control of mine hoists.
-Modern brake requirements and brake control systems.
Date: December 7 2011
Place: Lakeview Restaurant
RSVP by December 5