Observations of a Consulting Mine Ventilation Engineer

Author(s): 
Keith Wallace
Date: 
Monday, April 29, 2019
First presented: 
North American Mine Ventilation Symposium
Type: 
Presentation
Category: 
Mine Ventilation
 
 

For the past 35 years Keith Wallace has been involved in numerous mine ventilation projects for both coal, metal, industrial, and tunneling projects. In this compelling presentation you’ll learn of several observations about the industry as a whole and its evolution with both technological advances and engineering approaches.

Feature Author

Keith Wallace
Mr. Wallace has over 30 years of underground ventilation experience. He manages a small team of engineers in the design and implementation of underground mine ventilation systems for mining and civil projects around the world. Worldwide there are less than five firms that specialize in only underground mine ventilation.
 
Mr. Wallace has been active in the ventilation community by serving on the executive committee of the Underground Ventilation Committee of the Society of Mining Engineers, publishing over 30 papers on various aspects of ventilation and was the editor of the 12th US/North American Mine Ventilation Symposium. He has been in involved with numerous ventilation studies at both metal/non-metal mines, coal mines and tunnel construction projects throughout the world. Mr. Wallace is also active in developing ventilation software and organizing and has conducted over 40 workshops on ventilation planning and design to mining professionals.
Mine Ventilation Specialist
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