|2013 IMA-NA Industrial Minerals Technology Workshop|
|Open to IMA-NA Members and Nonmembers|
The 2013 IMA-NA Technology Workshop will be held at the Marriott Fort Lauderdale Coral Springs
from March 4–6, 2013. We are in the process of lining up a number of great topics and speakers on issues facing the industrial minerals industry in safety, health, environment, operations and engineering.
Some of the topics to be included this year include:
-An update on the Crystalline Silica Rulemaking Process from a regulatory and litigation view:
-Improving safety by better understanding work cultures
-Designing and implementing an exposure assessment program aimed at assessing potential bias in historical exposure data
-A practical guide to reducing manual material handling injuries
-An introduction to low velocity dust control systems
-The latest in fluid bed dryer technology
-The latest in rotary dryer technology.
On Wednesday we will also have a series of presentations during a plenary session, including:
-New Technology Redefines “As Low As Reasonably Achievable”: When the aims of health and safety merge with technology, everyone wins
-Applying NIOSH Dust Modeling Math to a Crusher Control Room Air Conditioning and Filtration System Design
-Key Components for an Effective Filtration and Pressurization System for Mobile Mining Equipment
Overview of Diesel Particulate Research Related to Metal and Nonmetal Mining/Controlling Silica Exposures in Control Rooms and Operator Compartments
We have arranged a special rate of $122/night (all resort fees, wireless internet services, etc. are included in that rate). To reserve your room, call 1.800.311.8018 (and mention the Industrial Minerals Association), or click here
to make a reservation online. The room rate is good for 3 days before and 3 days after the meeting.
In the past, many companies have taken advantage of our multiple-attendee rate discount and held company meetings after the Workshop. We have reserved a few rooms for this, so please let us know as soon as possible if you’d like to hold a meeting.
This hotel is also on a PGA golf course. We have retained a special rate of $75 for greens fees and $50 for rentals. If you are a golfer and would like to play, please take advantage of those special rates when making your tee times – just mention the Workshop.