Coal handling & processing – the requirements for reliable and sustainable supply
18 February 2019, University of Wollongong

University of Wollongong

This workshop will address issues relating to modern design and operating philosophies to ensure that the processing and handling plants perform reliably and according to prediction/design.


09:45-10:00 Arrival – Registration and Coffee, Building 67 Foyer

10:00-11:00 Coal Flow Properties: Quasi-Static and Dynamic Conditions Peter Wypych

11:00-11:45 Addressing Operational Issues: Flow Obstructions; Blockages; Wear; Spillage; Capacity Limitations Peter Wypych

11:45-12:30 Validated Dynamic Simulation Modelling for Design and Troubleshooting Applications – Case Studies Peter Wypych

12:30-13:00 Light Lunch

13:00-14:00 Efficiency and Efficacy of Face Curtains for Respirable Dust Mitigation on a Continuous Miner; Future Research Brian Plush

14:00-14:30 Dust Emission Control Options Peter Wypych

14:30-15:30 Research and Application of New Dust Suppression Technologies Jon Roberts

15:30-16:00 Afternoon Tea and Workshop Close

For more information, please contact:

Peter Wypych
Professor, University of Wollongong
Director, International Solids Handling Research Institute (ISHRI)
General Manager, Bulk Materials Engineering Australia (BMEA)

NOTE: please check regularly for any updates/changes.