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Stone Mine Ventilation

Brian Prosser
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
First presented: 
Mining Academy Seminar 2018
Mine Ventilation
Mine ventilation is one subject that is half art and half science with a heavy dose of experience thrown in on the side to correctly treat at any mine site. Underground room and pillar operations offer up a unique combination of factors which include large openings, high volume air flows, large fan equipment, low frictional pressure losses and a variety of particulate sources for the working environment. How this all comes together and the things that need to be considered in arriving at a site-specific ventilation plan will be covered.

Feature Author

Brian Prosser

Mr. Prosser has over 20 years of experience in the design and planning of large underground ventilation systems, ventilation and air climatic surveys, network analysis, dust and gas control, and the development of network ventilation and fire models. He has experience overseeing numerous ventilation studies involving nuclear waste repositories, hard rock mines, and coal mines. Brian has performed ventilation studies, surveys, optimization and planning for mines located in North America, South America, Europe and Indonesia. Brian has been responsible for survey planning, coordination with third party consultants and vendors, business development and job estimating. He has also conducted ventilation short courses to expand the knowledge base of clientele.

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