The event, which was postponed due to Covid-19 last year, is set for September 13-15 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
After being postponed due to Covid-19 last year, MinExpo will return to the Las Vegas Convention Center September 13-15, featuring 11 halls of industry suppliers showcasing the latest products and services for mining. The three-day event brings together manufacturers, global suppliers, and start-ups to highlight exploration, mine development, open pit or underground mining, preparation and processing, smelting and refining, environmental compliance, safety, reclamation or mine closures, and more.
The event features about 1,500 exhibitors from 30 countries covering more than 666,000 square feet, with more than 70 companies highlighting key technologies for fluid power systems. Mining sectors represented include precious, nonferrous and ferrous metals, coal, industrial minerals, stone mining and quarrying, and sand and gravel.
|AKG of America Inc.||24405|
|Carlisle Brake & Friction||138|
|CD Industrial Group||1018|
|CN Hydraulic Parts||25339|
|Delval Flow Controls USA||750|
|Eastern Pneumatics & Hydraulics||26153|
|Famic Technologies Inc.||24450|
|Festo SE & CO. KG||5303|
|Force Control Industries Inc.||25108|
|Fuchs Lubricants Co.||5523|
|GS Global Resources||25013|
|Hannay Reels Inc.||24339|
|Hercules Sealing Products||1523|
|Hilliard Brake Systems||1843|
|Hydra-Tech International Corp.||8203|
|J.R. Merritt Controls||4030|
|Libherr Mining Equipment||7627|
|Motion Industries Inc.||961|
|No Limit Oil Filtration Technologies LLC||27643|
|North American Hydraulics||24817|
|Parker Hannifin Corp.||2851|
|Petro-Canada Lubricants Inc.||123|
|Polygon Composites Technology||25539|
|Rota Engineering Ltd.||29814|
|Seal Source Inc.||954|
|SMC Corp. of America||25801|
|Spencer Fluid Power||7893|
|Staubli Electrical Connectors Inc.||9033|
|Vanair Manufacturing Inc.||27516|
|WIKA Instrument LP||27712|
|Wooster Hydrostatics Inc.||1760|
|Xtended Hydraulic and Machine||27013|
Attendees include production/operations/maintenance personnel, engineering and geology professionals, environmental staff, management and personnel active in the approval and procurement chain. It will allow attendees to:
- Purchase equipment, parts and services from current vendors and discover new sources.
- Experience first-hand innovative and cutting-edge products: sensors, advanced instrumentation, AI, robotics, automation, mobile technology, data analytics and more.
- Collaborate with technical staff on the show floor to address operational issues and challenges.
- Participate in expert led sessions focusing on today’s relevant issues with information you can use now and for strategic planning.
The number of education sessions has been limited this year to use larger rooms and to ensure proper cleaning of the rooms between sessions. Education will kick off with the opening panel discussion at 10 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, September 13, with representatives from Barrick Gold Corp., CONSOL Energy, Komatsu Mining, Caterpillar, Arch Resources, and Freeport-McMoRan Inc.
Additional sessions will include the following tracks and topics:
ESG in Mining — Monday, Sept. 13, 2-3:15 p.m., South Bldg., Room 219
Start Where You Are — Coeur Mining’s ESG Evolution — Casey Nault, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Coeur Mining Inc.
Leveraging Innovation to Promote a Sustainable Future for Coal — Jacquie Fidler, Vice President, Environmental & Sustainability, CONSOL Energy Inc.
Rethink the Machine, Not the Mine — Brian Huff, Vice President of Technology, Sandvik BHEV Business Unit
Safety — Tuesday, Sept. 14, 8:30 – 9:45 a.m.; South Bldg., Room 219
Improving Safety by Utilizing Predictive Analytics to Manage the Human Factors Component — Marcus Wichmann, Vice President of technical services, Predictive Safety
Today’s Generational Workforce — How it is Changing Safety in the Mining Industry — Walter Simpson, Manager – Safety, Training & Professional Development, NACCO Natural Resources
What a New Silica Standard in the U.S. May Look Like — Michael Wegleitner, Corporate Director, Safety and Health, Hecla Mining Co.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion — Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2-3:15 p.m., South Bldg., Room 219
The Changing Faces of Mining: Diversity is Key, But Inclusion Makes the Real Difference — Kathryn Jacobs, Managing Director, North America Mining Lead, Accenture
Freeport Edge: Building Our Inclusive and High-Performance Culture — Shannon Lijek, Vice President of Transformation and Organizational Development, Freeport-McMoRan Inc.
Power of Everyone — Karl Weiss, Vice President, Integrated Components and Solutions Division and Chief Technology Officer, Caterpillar Inc
Environmental Challenges — Wednesday, Sept. 15, 8:30 – 9:45 a.m.; South Bldg., Room 219
Understanding Key Air Quality Aspects and Strategies for a New Mine Development — David Strohm II, Managing Consultant, Trinity Consultants Inc.
Implementation of the Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management: An Operator’s Perspective — Kim Morrison, Sr. Director Global Tailings Management, Newmont Water Management in Nevada as Part of our Commitment to Sustainability — Patrick Malone, Vice President, Barrick Gold Corp.
Artificial Intelligence — Wednesday, Sept. 15, 10:30 – 11:45 a.m.; South Bldg., Room 219
Applied R&D in Mining Robotics at the National Robotics Engineering Center: Systems, Lessons, and Perspectives — Dimitrios (Dimi) Apostolopoulos, Ph.D., Senior Systems Scientist, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, and Program Director, National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC)
The Next Phase of Data Analytics for Mining — Stephen Redford, President, Matrix Analytics Group
The Award Event will be held on Tuesday Sept. 14 from 11:15-1:15 p.m. The award recognizes 2019, 2020 and 2021 outstanding achievements in the areas of mine safety, technology, and environmental stewardship by U.S. mining companies.
An attendee FAQ will be available at the MinExpo website in the coming weeks. For more information, visit minexpo.com.