Spotlight Discussions

 

Want to zero in on a specific product or service in your area of interest?

During our Spotlight Discussions, product experts demonstrated the latest and greatest of our product and service innovations.

Presentations by Name

Cut haulage costs with smart material handling

Ready to cut material handling costs by up to 50%? Let our experts introduce you to the latest equipment and systems to streamline your operation.

Stage B

Presentation times:

Monday, September 26: 3:20 p.m.

Tuesday, September 27: 1:20 p.m.

Wednesday, September 28: 10:20 a.m.

Presenter:

Steve Nix is the Global Product Manager, High Angle Conveyor (HAC) for the Joy Global Surface Mining Division.  See full bio below.

Dipper innovations to boost productivity

The dipper is one of the hardest working parts of your rope shovel. Learn how to maximize its effectiveness to boost productivity, improve safety and reduce unplanned downtime.

Stage D

Presentation times:

Monday, September 26: 4:20 p.m.

Tuesday, September 27: 3:20 p.m.

Wednesday, September 28: 3:20 p.m.

Presenter:

Darryl Immel is the Senior Service Marketing Manager, Dippers/Buckets/GET for the Joy Global Surface Mining Division.  See full bio below.

Driving safety and speed with Joy's new entry development system

Improve operator safety, strata support integrity, and development rates with the Joy 12ED30 Miner Bolter, a new system for entry development, focused on safety and performance.

Stage A

Presentation times:

Monday, September 26: 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, September 27: 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 28: 1:30 p.m.

Presenter:

Jez Leeming is the Global Product Director – Entry Development Systems for the Joy Global Underground Mining Division.  See full bio below.

Extend component life by up to 42% with Joy Fluids

Trying to find a balance between keeping costs low and operations running smoothly? Don’t overlook the importance of having the right fluids for your machine.

Stage E

Presentation times:

Monday, September 26: 10:40 a.m.

Tuesday, September 27: 4:20 p.m.

Wednesday, September 28: 9:40 a.m.

Presenter:

Tyler Good is the Product Manager for Consumables, Rotating Components, and Special Engineered Services for the Joy Global Underground Mining Division.  See full bio below.

Is your cutting system custom fit to solve your challenges?

Bit costs can quickly chip away at your operation’s bottom line. Joy cutting systems are here to help, offering increased productivity, dust and fine suppression, and a significant cost savings.

Stage E

Presentation times:

Monday, September 26: 3:20 p.m.

Tuesday, September 27: 11:20 a.m.

Wednesday, September 28: 10:50 a.m.

Presenter:

Aaron Lafferre is the Global Product Manager Cutting Systems for the Joy Global Underground Mining Division.  See full bio below.

Joy SR Hybrid Drive optimizes energy utilization and machine performance

Learn more about Joy SR Hybrid Drive and how its helping power our newest equipment, as well as boosting your bottom line.

Stage G

Presentation times:

Monday, September 26: 11:30 a.m.

Tuesday, September 27: 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 28: 11:40 a.m.

Presenter:

Mark Barr is the Director of Engineering for SR Hybrid Drives, Surface Wheel Loaders, and Underground Hard Rock SR LHD’s and Trucks. See full bio below.

Mobile crushing solutions to lower TCO

Learn how Joy Global’s crushing products provide a compact, highly mobile, robust crushing solution for lowering overall capital and operating costs.

Stage B

Presentation times:

Monday, September 26: 11:20 a.m.

Tuesday, September 27: 2:20 p.m.

Wednesday, September 28: 10:50 a.m.

Presenter:

Charles Anderson is the Crushing Systems Director for the Joy Global Underground Mining Division. See full bio below.

Montabert CPA 295: Drilling versatility at a fraction of the cost

Come find out how the new CPA 295 rock drill attachment from Montabert helps you drill more, in a variety of applications, at a much lower cost than other drilling solutions.

Stage C

Presentation times:

Monday, September 26: 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, September 27: 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday, September 28: 3:30 p.m.

Presenter:

Gaetan Julien is the Product Support Manager for Drills for the Joy Global Underground Mining Division. See full bio below.

Montabert drifter conversions: Drilling into operational efficiency

Industry-leading Montabert drifters deliver improved safety, reliability and productivity, while reducing operating costs up to 57%. Stop by to learn more through real-world examples of savings and productivity gains.

Stage B

Presentation times:

Monday, September 26: 10:40 a.m.

Tuesday, September 27: 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 28: 11:30 a.m.

Presenter:

Doug Eamer is the Manager Commercial and Product Development for the Joy Global Underground Mining Division.  See full bio below.

Narrow vein mining solutions with proven reliability

Learn more about Joy’s narrow vein solutions that increase maintainability and reliability in some of mining’s harshest environments.

Stage F

Presentation times:

Monday, September 26: 2:20 p.m.

Tuesday, September 27: 9:40 a.m.

Wednesday, September 28: 2:30 p.m.

Presenter:

Bill Maki is the Product Manager for Loaders and Trucks located at Joy Global Canadian region.  See full bio below.

P&H L-1250 wheel loader: increasing power and productivity

Introducing the P&H L-1250 Gen 3 wheel loader: A machine designed for today’s mining challenges that will drive down your total cost of operations.

Stage C

Presentation times:

Monday, September 26: 10:00 a.m.

Tuesday, September 27: 4:20 p.m.

Wednesday, September 28: 2:20 p.m.

Presenter:

Michael Fleet is the Product Manager, Wheel Loaders for the Joy Global Surface Mining Division. See full bio below.

Propel your way to lower costs

Today’s mining challenges require equipment to run longer and harder than ever before. Learn how our experts can help you boost shovel propel system life up to 25%.

Stage D

Presentation times:

Monday, September 26: 1:20 p.m.

Tuesday, September 27: 10:20 a.m.

Wednesday, September 28: 11:40 a.m.

Presenter:

Mitch Reams is the Service Marketing Manager for the Joy Global Surface Mining Division.  See full bio below.

Reclaim feeders to optimize your material handling systems

Learn how our reclaim feeders can improve your material blending capabilities, offer more flexibility in overall throughput capacity and provide mobility options for more system flexibility.

Stage B

Presentation times:

Monday, September 26: 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, September 27: 9:40 a.m.

Wednesday, September 28: 1:20 p.m.

Presenter:

Mike Chizmar is the Product Manager – Feeder-Breakers for the Joy Global Underground Mining Division.  See full bio below.

The roadmap to autonomous longwall operation

Move people from harm’s way and optimize production with remotely managed longwall systems. Learn how the latest technologies can enhance your operation.

Stage A

Presentation times:

Monday, September 26: 4:20 p.m.

Tuesday, September 27: 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, September 28: 3:30 p.m.

Presenter:

Lee Davis is the Director of Controls and Automation for the Joy Global Underground Mining Division.  See full bio below.

James Sudworth is the Global C&A Manager, Longwall Systems for the Joy Global Underground Mining Division. See full bio below.

Presentations by Day

Monday, September 26

10:00 a.m.

P&H L-1250 wheel loader: increasing power and productivity (Stage C)

10:40 a.m.

Montabert drifter conversions: Drilling into operational efficiency (Stage B)

Extend component life by up to 42% with Joy fluids (Stage E)

11:20 a.m.

Mobile crushing solutions to lower TCO (Stage B)

11:30 a.m.

Joy SR Hybrid Drive optimizes energy utilization and machine performanc (Stage G)

1:20 p.m.

Propel your way to lower costs (Stage D)

1:30 p.m.

Driving safety and speed with Joy’s new entry development system (Stage A)

Montabert CPA 295: Drilling versatility at a fraction of the cost (Stage C)

2:20 p.m.

Narrow vein mining solutions with proven reliability (Stage F)

2:30 p.m.

Reclaim feeders to optimize your material handling systems (Stage B)

3:20 p.m.

Is your cutting system custom fit to solve your challenges? (Stage E)

Cut haulage costs with smart material handling (Stage B)

4:20 p.m.

The roadmap to autonomous longwall operation (Stage A)

Dipper innovations to boost productivity (Stage D)

 

Tuesday, September 27

9:40 a.m.

Narrow vein mining solutions with proven reliability (Stage F)

Reclaim feeders to optimize your material handling systems (Stage B)

10:20 a.m.

Propel your way to lower costs (Stage D)

10:30 a.m.

Montabert CPA 295: Drilling versatility at a fraction of the cost (Stage C)

11:20 a.m.

Is your cutting system custom fit to solve your challenges? (Stage E)

11:30 a.m.

The roadmap to autonomous longwall operation (Stage A)

1:20 p.m.

Cut haulage costs with smart material handling (Stage B)

1:30 p.m.

Joy SR Hybrid Drive optimizes energy utilization and machine performanc (Stage G)

2:20 p.m.

Mobile crushing solutions to lower TCO (Stage B)

2:30 p.m.

Driving safety and speed with Joy’s new entry development system (Stage A)

3:20 p.m.

Dipper innovations to boost productivity (Stage D)

3:30 p.m.

Montabert drifter conversions: Drilling into operational efficiency (Stage B)

4:20 p.m.

Extend component life by up to 42% with Joy fluids (Stage E)

P&H L-1250 wheel loader: increasing power and productivity (Stage C)

Wednesday, September 28

9:40 a.m.

Extend component life by up to 42% with Joy fluids (Stage E)

10:20 a.m.

Cut haulage costs with smart material handling (Stage B)

10:50 a.m.

Mobile crushing solutions to lower TCO (Stage B)

Is your cutting system custom fit to solve your challenges? (Stage E)

11:30 a.m.

Montabert drifter conversions: Drilling into operational efficiency (Stage B)

11:40 a.m.

Propel your way to lower costs (Stage D)

Joy SR Hyrid Drive optimizes energy utilization and machine performance (Stage G)

1:20 p.m.

Reclaim feeders to optimize your material handling systems (Stage B)

1:30 p.m.

Driving safety and speed with Joy’s new entry development system (Stage A)

2:20 p.m.

P&H L-1250 wheel loader: increasing power and productivity (Stage C)

2:30 p.m.

Narrow vein mining solutions with proven reliability (Stage F)

3:20 p.m.

Dipper innovations to boost productivity (Stage D)

3:30 p.m.

Montabert CPA 295: Drilling versatility at a fraction of the cost (Stage C)

The roadmap to autonomous longwall operation (Stage A)

Speakers

Charles Anderson

Charles Anderson is the Crushing Systems Director for the Joy Global Underground Mining Division.  He is responsible for the complete crushing system strategy direction and development leading to customer acceptance and sales growth for the crushing system product line. Charles received his BSME from Vanderbilt University and is a registered PE in multiple states. He has over 30 years of experience with design, engineering and development of crushing and material handling products and projects.

Mark Barr

Mark Barr is 25+ year veteran of mining equipment engineering having started his career with LeTourneau in 1990.  He has served in a variety of mining equipment design engineering roles including electric drive vehicle design, structural analysis, mechanical systems, new product development and field validation testing. During Mark’s tenure he has also served as Product Support Manager and Mining Equipment Product Manager. In his current role as Director of Engineering he leads our engineering team responsible SR Hybrid Drives, Surface Wheel Loaders, and Underground Hard Rock SR LHD’s and Trucks. Recent accomplishments include the world’s largest surface wheel loader – the P&H L-2350; and the world’s first all-electric drive hybrid diesel LHD – the Joy 18HD. Mark holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington. He is a 25 year member of the Society of Automotive Engineers and has served on SAE technical committees governing safety systems for off highway vehicles.

Mike Chizmar

Mike Chizmar is the Product Manager – Feeder-Breakers for the Joy Global Underground Mining Division.  He is responsible for being the conduit between sales, engineering, finance, manufacturing and marketing for the feeder-breaker products; delivering technical presentations, setting market list prices for product, options, and aftermarket parts and services, and being the central focus for product issues and opportunities including leading the next model development process. Mike has a bachelor’s degree in Marketing Management from the Virginia Tech. He has been with Joy Global for over 10 years and in the mining industry for over 38 years. Mike’s notable achievements include being nominated to become a member of Virginia Tech’s College of Mining Engineering advisory board member.

Lee Davis

Lee Davis is the Director of Controls and Automation for the Joy Global Underground Mining Division.  He is responsible for Control Systems for Underground Products with an expertise in developing hardware and software for mining products to work in harsh terrains and environments and is noted within Joy Global for developing RS20s first Roof Support Control system and for developing a fully integrated control proximity system for Longwalls.  Lee has had various roles in his 27 years with Joy Global staring as a Software Engineer in the UK then to managing the UK electronics group before moving to the US in 2013, where he took charge of all software and hardware developments for underground products.

Doug Eamer

Doug Eamer is the Manager Commercial and Product Development for the Joy Global Underground Mining Division.  He is responsible for all new Joy Hard Rock product development initiatives, existing marketing launches and integration of Joy Hard Rock products into Joy Global Sales and Service organizations in Africa, South America, North America, Europe and Asia. He leads a team of 20 employees responsible for sales, business development, product management and marketing of the Joy 7x Hard Rock product lines. Doug’s expertise includes global exposure from exposure to over 30 mines on four continents as well as working in sales, service, product management and marketing positions in a global capacity. He has a degree in Mining Engineering and IIL Project Management certification; he is also currently working on his MBA degree. Doug’s achievements include being a speaker at the Haulage and Loading conference in 2011, being a contributing member of the Mining Equipment Value Calculator software package, and a member of the MTI/Montabert acquisition due diligence and integration teams.

Michael Fleet

Michael Fleet is the Product Manager, Wheel Loaders for the Joy Global Surface Mining Division.  He is responsible for promoting loader products, including supporting regional sales teams and working with engineering teams on product evolution plans; he was instrumental in the design and development of the first 50-Series loaders.  Michael has been with Joy Global (previously LeTourneau) for over 27 years in engineering, product management and sales roles. Achievements include placing 14 machines in China after a 24-year absence in that region, four machines in Russia after an 11-year absence, and two machines in South Africa after a 10-year absence. In addition, he has placed loaders in Mongolia and Turkey, which have never been loader markets previously.

Tyler Good

Tyler Good is the Product Manager for Consumables, Rotating Components, and Special Engineered Services for the Joy Global Underground Mining Division.  He is responsible for requirements, strategy, and expansion of consumables and rotating component product portfolios.  Tyler also holds various responsibilities in the repair services of rotating components and assemblies, legacy equipment, and competitive equipment with an expertise in Heavy equipment design, rotating component design, and lubricants.  Tyler has been with Joy Global for 5 years, starting as a design engineer in the Innovation Group developing hard rock equipment, then transitioned to a Project Manager in the newly formed New Product Development team, and to a Product Manager in Service Products & Consumables organization.  Prior to his role at Joy Global, Tyler worked in various roles as a drivetrain engineer for John Deere for 4 years designing housings, transmissions, and axles and graduated with BSME (Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering) from Penn State University with a current 3 patents pending.

Darryl Immel

Darryl Immel is the Senior Service Marketing Manager, Dippers/Buckets/GET for the Joy Global Surface Mining Division.  He is responsible for coordinating the marketing of OE and Service (aftermarket) dippers for rope shovels, buckets for wheel loaders, and GET (ground-engaging tools) for both products. Darryl works as a liaison between regional offices and engineering to create solutions to improve productivity, reduce cost, and improve safety related to these products. He has an engineering degree from MSOE (Milwaukee School of Engineering) and has worked with dipper and bucket products for over 38 years, with 28 of those years at Joy Global. Darryl has seven patents related to dipper and bucket products, participated in the development of the original Optima dipper series, and introduced the wide radius-style lip system used in most digging applications in today’s shovel population.

Gaeten Julien

Gaetan Julien is the Product Support Manager for Drills for the Joy Global Underground Mining Division.  He is responsible for technical support and sales for drills. Gaetan is an expert in drills and rock breakers. Gaetan worked at Montabert for 14 years. He was a technical support manager, based in China, for the Asian market for seven years; he joined the US team four years ago. His area of expertise is training the technician and sales network on our technology.

Aaron Laffaree

Aaron Lafferre is the Global Product Manager Cutting Systems for the Joy Global Underground Mining Division.  He is responsible for creating and maintaining all Service Product JDP Business Cases and Product Roadmaps with 17 years expertise in Electrical engineering at Joy and now a 2 year focus in Cutting System.  Aaron has worked for Joy for 19 years and in the mining industry for 22 years.  Aaron has a Masters in Electrical Engineering from Gannon University and a Bachelor’s of Science in Electronics Engineering Technologies from DeVry Institute with notable achievements of being one of the primary team members in Joy Global’s acquisition of Montabert, in Saint-Priest France.

Jez Leeming

Jez Leeming is the Global Product Director – Entry Development Systems for the Joy Global Underground Mining Division.  He is responsible for product strategy and new product development for miner bolters, mobile bolters, roofbolting products and roadheaders. Jez has global knowledge in all major underground mining markets and expertise on best roofbolting practices, roof support safety systems, and room and pillar/entry development equipment and systems. Jez has worked with Joy Global for over 26 years in a variety of sales and product management roles; his background includes working in many markets, including the US, Australia, South Africa, Russia, India, Poland and the UK. His notable achievements include Mine Managers First Class Ticket of Competency, Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, Fellow of the Institute of Sales and Marketing Management, Certified European Engineer. Finally, Jez has introduced products into numerous markets, including the introduction of the first continuous miner in India, the first heavy-duty continuous miners into salt, potash and gypsum mining, and full-column resin roofbolting systems in India.

Bill Maki

Bill Maki is the Product Manager for Loaders and Trucks located at Joy Global Canadian region.  He is responsible for sales, marketing, and application support of the products manufactured in Sudbury Canada.  With a background in Mechanical Engineering Technology and International Mining Engineering, Bill has more than 20 years of experience in the mining equipment industry with most of those with underground loaders and trucks.

Steve Nix

Steve Nix is the Global Product Manager, High Angle Conveyor (HAC) for the Joy Global Surface Mining Division.  He is responsible for evangelizing the benefits of the Joy Global High Angle Conveyor, working closely with engineering, sales and other teams to define and improve the product design. Steve has 29 years of bulk materials handling experience, including positions in engineering, design, sales and project management for surface conveyors, underground systems, tunneling and High Angle Conveyors. He is the author of numerous technical articles and white papers, including contributing author of “Comparison of Hoist System and Vertical Conveyor for Shallow Shafts”, presented at the International Conference on Hoist and Haulage held in Stockholm, Sweden.

Mitch Reams

Mitch Reams is the Service Marketing Manager for the Joy Global Surface Mining Division.  He is responsible for product management of the EMS Lower Works system. Mitch has his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Engineering and has instructed college-level engineering classes. His main area of expertise is mechanical and structural engineering and he is a technical and field service expert on EMS and draglines. Mitch started at Joy Global in 2006 in the dragline engineering group, moved to the product support group in 2009 and held positions as Sr. Product Support Engineer, Sr. Factory Service Rep and Factory Service Manager. He managed the Field Service Group in Nevada from 2013 to 2015. In his spare time, he has been coaching youth softball and baseball for the last six years.

Sudworth, James

James Sudworth is the Global C&A Manager, Longwall Systems for the Joy Global Underground Mining Division.  He is responsible for all longwall deliverables related to systems engineering and application software. As part of that role, he manages a global team (Australia, UK and US) of professional engineers to provide technical engineering support to all regions.  James has a B.Eng (Hons) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, with a postgraduate qualification in Business Management. He has been at Joy Global for 12 years, with roles including Electronic Hardware Engineering, Safety Systems Engineering, Regional C&A Manager, and Global C&A Longwall Systems. James’ notable achievements include heading up a project team using the 30/60/90 process to develop and implement a global Risk Management policy for Joy Global Underground Mining Division.