On the 9th, 10th, and 11th of August, the 3rd FanTR Mining Workshop – Compartilhando Experiências (Sharing Experiences) took place, which was held at the Royal Palm Tower Indaiatuba Hotel. The event provided a space for leading underground mining ventilation professionals to share an overview of how mining companies deal with problems common to underground ventilation and the solutions adopted.
The first day of the event had a lecture by Emerson Sanches, Mechanical Engineer Specialist in Maintenance and Reliability applied to rotating equipment, and then a virtual lecture given by Brian Prosser, main Ventilation Consultant since 2016 at SRK Consulting (US), a leading company international mining consultancy.
There was also the LAUNCH of the new line of HIGH-PRESSURE FANS for underground ventilation, presented by Ricardo Costa and Vitor Vieira. After lunch, everyone got to know the fan and see it in operation, as well as a guided tour of the Factory.
On the second day of the event, we started with the presentation of Arilto Alves, a specialist in the area of Underground Mine Ventilation and Associate Consultant of BBE Consulting, followed by presentations by the largest mining companies in Brazil:
Ricardo de Santana Amorim and Homero José Loureiro Sarmento – FERBASA
José Manoel Do É Neto - ERO BRAZIL
Allan Mota Silva - YAMANA GOLD
Fabio Quirino Porto da Silva – NEXA
Natalia Santana - ERO BRAZIL
Rodrigo Nunan G. Monteiro – ANGLOGOLD
Jardel de Castro Arantes – ANGLOGOLD
Bruno Mota de Oliveira – ANGLOGOLD
Juliano Lotti - CARBONÍFERA CATARINENSE
Gilberto Haruo Hashimoto - VALE
On the last day of the event, in the morning, we had presentations by FanTR representatives in South America and the main mining companies:
Carlos Porras - FanTR / Colombia
Carlos Quispe - Prosumisac / Peru
Christian Herreira - Checker / Chile
Alvaro Lastaunau - GRAN COLOMBIA
Yefri Rubio - CALDAS GOLD
Felipe Andres Lopez - CONTINENTAL GOLD
In the afternoon, a PANEL was organized between all the speakers, in which they had the opportunity to interact with the public and also with each other, an occasion that allowed them to exchange experiences, and share problems and solutions.