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2018     Roberto A. Enrique Acuña. Yiddy San Martín. Chuquicamata Underground Project: Follow up of construction ventilation design and commissioning sequence. SIVM 2018. Santiago, Chile.

2017     Roberto A. Enrique Acuña. Yiddy San Martín. Construction Ventilation design and commissioning sequence for 2017 in the Chuquicamata Underground Project. GEO MINEPLANNING 2017. Santiago, Chile.

2017     Roberto A. Enrique Acuña. Ventilation and Fire doors coverage solution at the Chuquicamata Underground Mine Project. Underground Mine Technology 2017. Sudbury, Canada.

2016     Roberto A. Enrique A. Diseño secuencia puesta en marcha de ventiladores principales de la construcción PMCHS. Published in 1sth International UG mining UMINING 2016, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile. October 2016

2016     Roberto A. Enrique A. Análisis consumo energético para ductos de ventilación auxiliar de alta eficiencia a utilizar durante el primer semestre de construcción del Proyecto Chuquicamata Subterráneo. Published in 1sth International UG mining UMINING 2016, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile. October 2016

2016      Brian P. Sergio V. Jess V.D. Roberto A. A development of a fire Simulation study for Chuquicamata underground, construction phase. Published in 1sth International UG mining UMINING 2016, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile. October 2016

2016     Meade R.D., Poirier M.P., Flouris A.D., Hardcastle S.G., Kenny G.P., Do the Threshold Limit Values for Work in Hot Conditions Adequately Protect Workers? Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, (MSSE) Journal of American College of Sports Medicine, 2016, June; 48(6):1187-96.

2015     Li G. & Hardcastle S.G., Sensitivity Study on Ventilation Parameter Changes in a Mine Ventilation System, Proc. 37th International Symposium on the Application of Computers and Operations Research in the Mineral Industry (APCOM 2015), ISBN 978-0-87335-417-2.

2015     Hardcastle S.G., Poirier M.P., Friesen B.J., McGinn R., Meade R., Flouris A.D., Allen C. & Kenny G.P., The assessment of specialized clothing worn by underground miners and its heat stress management implications, Proc 15th U.S./North American Mine Ventilation Symposium (USNAMVS), Blacksburg, Virginia, 2015.

2015     Poirier M.P., Meade R.D., McGinn R., Friesen B.J., Hardcastle S.G., Flouris A.D., Kenny G.P., The Influence of Arc-Flash and Fire-Resistant Clothing on Thermoregulation during Exercise in the Heat. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (JOEH), 2015;12(9):654-67.

2015     Wright-Beatty H.E., Keillor J.M., Hardcastle S.G., Boulay P. & Kenny G.P., Preservation of cognitive performance with age during exertional heat stress under low and high air velocity, BioMed Research International, (2015), Article 619103, 10 pages.

2014     Hardcastle S.G., Schmitz B. & Drummond J.A., The Measurement Of Airflow, Ventilation and Occupational Environment Engineering in Mines, Ed. J.J.L du Plessis, Mine Ventilation Society of South Africa (MVSSA), 2014; Chapter 3: 33-60, ISBN: 978-0-620-61172-5.

2014     Wright-Beatty H.E., Hardcastle S.G., Boulay P., Flouris A.D. & Kenny G.P., Increased air velocity reduces thermal and cardiovascular strain in young and older males during humid exertional heat stress, JOEH 2015;12(9):625-34.

2014     Wright-Beatty H.E., Hardcastle S.G., Boulay P., Larose J., Kenny G.P., Increased air velocity during exercise in the heat leads to equal reductions in hydration shifts and interleukin-6 with age. European Journal of Applied Physiology (EJAP). 2014 Oct;114(10):2081-92.

2014     Poirier M.P., Gagnon D., Friesen B.J., Hardcastle S.G. & Kenny G.P., Whole-body heat exchange during heat acclimation and its decay, MSSE, 2015 Feb;47(2):390-400.

2014     Larose J., Boulay P., Wright-Beatty H.E., Sigal R.J., Hardcastle S.G. & Kenny G.P., Age-related differences in heat loss capacity occur under both dry and humid heat stress conditions, Journal of Applied Physiology (JAP), 2014: 117(1): 69-79.

2014     Wright H.E., Larose J., McLellan T.M., Hardcastle S.G., Boulay P. & Kenny G.P, Moderate-intensity intermittent work in the heat results in similar low-level dehydration in young and older males, JOEH, 2014; 11(3): 144-53.

2014     Wright H.E., McLellan T.M., Larose J., Hardcastle S.G., Boulay P. & Kenny G.P., Are circulating cytokine responses to exercise in the heat augmented in older men?, Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism (APNM), 2014; 39(2): 117-23.

2014     Hardcastle S.G., Keynote Paper, The continuing challenge to provide adequate ventilation and safe environments in deep mines, Procs. 7th International Conference on Deep & High Stress Mining, Sudbury, 2014, Deep Mining 2014, Eds. Hudyma & Potvin, Australian Centre for Geomechanics (ACG), pp41-54, ISBN: 978-0-9870937-9-0.

2014     Li G.G. & Hardcastle S.G., Pathway mapping of airflow delivery to the production areas in underground mine ventilation systems, Procs. 7th Deep & High Stress Mining, Sudbury, 2014, Deep Mining 2014, Eds. Hudyma & Potvin, ACG, pp793-800, ISBN: 978-0-9870937-9-0.

2014     Hardcastle S.G., Allen C., Poirier M. & Kenny G.P., Heat acclimation – measurement of induction benefits and subsequent non-exposure decay, Procs. 10th International Mine Ventilation Congress (IMVC), Sun City, 2014, Eds. von Glehn & Biffi, Mine Ventilation Society of South Africa (MVSSA), pp591-598, ISBN: 978-0-620-61487-0.

2014     Acuña E.I., Álvarez R.A. & Hardcastle S.G., A theoretical comparison of ventilation on demand strategies for auxiliary mine ventilation systems, Procs. 10th IMVC, Sun City, South Africa, 2014, Eds. von Glehn & Biffi, MVSSA, pp219-225, ISBN: 978-0-620-61487-0.

2013     Hardcastle S.G., Wright H.E., Phinney C.N., Kenny G.P. & Allen C., Erosion of the air velocity cooling benefit for workers in the mining industry associated with changing workforce characteristics, Procs. 23rd World Mining Congress, Montreal, Canada, 2013, Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM), 11 Pages, digital format, ISBN: 978-1-926872-15-5.

2013     Angers B., Hourri A., Benard P., Tchouvelev A., Bétournay M.C. & Hardcastle S.G., CFD simulations of ventilation effect on hydrogen release behavior and combustion in an underground mining environment, International Conference on Hydrogen Safety (ICHS), 2013, Brussels, Belgium.

2013     Larose J., Wright H.E., Sigal R.J., Boulay P., Hardcastle S.G. & Kenny G.P., Do older females store more heat than younger females during exercise in the heat?, MSSE, 2013; 45(12): 2265-76.

2013     Larose J., Wright H.E., Stapleton J., Sigal R.J., Boulay P., Hardcastle S.G. & Kenny G.P., Whole body heat loss is reduced in older males during short bouts of intermittent exercise, American Journal of Physiology – Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 2013, 305(6): R619-29.

2012     Wright H.E., McLellan T.M., Stapleton J.M., Hardcastle S.G. & Kenny G.P., Cortisol and Interleukin-6 responses during intermittent exercise in two different hot environments with equivalent WBGT, JOEH, 2012;9(4):269-79.

2012     Kenny G.P., Vierula M., Maté J., Beaulieu F., Hardcastle S.G. & Reardon F., A field evaluation of the physiological demands of miners in Canada’s deep mechanized mines, JOEH, 2012; 9(8): 491-501.

2012     Stapleton J.M., Wright H.E., Hardcastle S.G. & Kenny G.P., Body heat storage during intermittent work in hot/dry and warm/wet environments, APNM, 2012; 37(5): 840-9.

2012     Rubeli B., Gangal M., Hardcastle S.G. & Caravaggio G., Evaluation of selective catalytic reduction technology retrofit for NOx reduction in diesel mining vehicles, 2012; American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Procs. 2012 Internal Combustion Engine Division Fall Technical Conference, ICEF 2012-92034: 499-504.

2012     Hardcastle S.G., An overview of Canadian heat stress research related to mining, Procs. 14th U.S./North American Mine Ventilation Symposium (USNAMVS), Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, 2012, Eds. Calizaya & Nelson, Omnipress, pp317-327.

2012     Hardcastle S.G., Kocsis C., Lyle G., Bullock K., Dasys A., Allen C. & Bartsch E., Assessing environmental changes and recognizing activity within a VOD system, Procs. 14th USNAMVS, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, 2012, Eds. Calizaya & Nelson, Omnipress, pp499-508.

2012     Hardcastle S.G. & Butler K., Gas sensor limitations for the qualitative control of ventilation on demand systems, Procs. 14th USNAMVS, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, 2012, Eds: Calizaya & Nelson, Omnipress.

2012     Rubeli B., Hardcastle S.G., Dasys A. & Lyle G., Live transmission of real-time engine, exhaust quality and ambient data from mobile diesels equipment, Procs. 14th USNAMVS, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, 2012, Eds: Calizaya & Nelson, Omnipress, pp213-220.

2012     Angers B., Houri A., Bernard P., Angers B., Touvelev A., Bétournay M. & Hardcastle S.G., Simulation of hydrogen release behaviour from an underground distribution system for hydrogen vehicle power application, Procs. 14th USNAMVS, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, 2012, Eds: Calizaya & Nelson, Omnipress, 225-232.

2011     Li G., Kocsis C. & Hardcastle S.G., Sensitivity analysis on parameter changes in mine ventilation systems, Pres. 2nd International Conference on Mine Safety and Environment Protection – Mine Ventilation and Safety, Xi’an, China, 2011, pub. Journal of Coal Science & Engineering (China),2011; 17(3): 251-255, ISSN: 1006-9097.

2011     Kenny G.P., Shissler A.R., Stapleton J., Piamonte M., Binder K., Lynn A., Lan C.Q. & Hardcastle S.G., Ice-cooling vest on tolerance for exercise under uncompensable heat stress, JOEH, 2011; 8(8): 484-91.

2011     Stapleton J.M., Hardcastle S.G. & Kenny G.P., The influence of activewear worn under standard work coveralls on whole-body heat loss, JOEH, 2011: 8(11): 652-61.

2010     Hardcastle, S.G. & McKinnon, D., (Editors), Proc. 13th U.S./North American Mine Ventilation Symposium, Sudbury, 2010, 560 pages, Omnipress.

2010     Acuña, E., Hardcastle, S.G., Fava, L., Dunn, P., & Hall, S., An application of genetic algorithms to the main ventilation system optimization for multi-level mine operations: the impact of the fitness function, Advances in Orebody Modelling and Strategic Mine Planning I, Spectrum Series, Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM), 2010, pp 263-269.

2010     Acuña, E., Hall, S., Hardcastle, S.G., & Fava, L. The application of a MIP model to select the optimum auxiliary fan and operational settings for multiple period duties, INFOR, 2010; 48(2): 95-102.

2010     Kenny G.P., Gagnon D., Dorman L.E., Hardcastle S.G. & Jay O, Heat balance and cumulative heat storage during exercise performed in the heat in physically active younger and middle-aged men, EJAP, 2010; 109(1): 81-92.

2010     Acuña, E., Maynard, R., Hall, S., Hardcastle, S.G., Li, G., Lowndes, I.S. & Tonnos, A. practical mine ventilation optimization based on genetic algorithms for free splitting networks, Proc. 13th U.S./North American Mine Ventilation Symposium (USNAMVS), Sudbury, 2010, Eds: Hardcastle & McKinnon, Omnipress, pp. 379-385.

2010     Hardcastle S.G., Stapleton J.M., Kenny G.P. & Allen C, Evaluating work/recovery schedules in terms of whole body heat storage, Proc. 13th USNAMVS, 2010, Eds: Hardcastle & McKinnon, Omnipress, pp. 315-322.

2009     Li G., Kocsis C., Hardcastle S.G., 3D-CANVENT – An integrated computer package for simulating the underground mine ventilation systems, Procs. 18th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection (MPES 2009), Banff, Alberta, Canada, 2009, Eds: Singhal, Mehrotra, Fytas & Ge, Reading Matrix, ISBN 978-0-9784416-0-9, pp 513-521.

2009     Acuña E., Hardcastle S.G., Maynard R., Fava L., Hall S. & Dunn P. The application of genetic algorithms to multiple period ventilation systems for multilevel mine operations, Proc. Orebody Modelling and Strategic Mine Planning Perth, 2009, Ed: Dimitrakopoulos, AusIMM, ISBN 978-1-920806-97-2, pp 265-270.

2009     Stapleton J.M., Lan C., Hardcastle S.G. & Kenny G.P., The effects of wearing a cooling vest to alleviate thermal strain during moderate intensity work, 13th International Conference on Environmental Ergonomics (ICEE), Boston, USA, August 2-7 2009, University of Wollongong, Australia, ISBN: 978-1-74128-179-8 on-line, pp. 255-259.

2009     Kenny G.P., Stapleton J.M., Lynn A., Binder K., Allen C. & Hardcastle S.G., Heat stress in Canadian deep mechanized mines: Laboratory simulation of typical mining tasks performed in varying environments, Procs. 13th ICEE, Boston, USA, August 2-7 2009, University of Wollongong, Australia, ISBN: 978-1-74128-179-8 on-line, pp. 441-445.

2009     Stapleton J.M., Hardcastle S.G., Allen C. & Kenny G.P., The influence of different mining clothing ensembles on whole-body heat balance, Procs. 13th ICEE, Boston, USA, 2009, University of Wollongong, Australia, ISBN: 978-1-74128-179-8 on-line, pp. 93-97.

2009     Kenny G.P., Dorman L.E., Webb P., Ducharme M.B., Gagnon D., Reardon F.D., Hardcastle S.G., Jay O., Heat balance and cumulative heat storage during intermittent bouts of exercise, MSSE, 2009; 41(3): 588-96.

2009     Gagnon D., Dorman L.E., Jay O., Hardcastle S., Kenny G.P., Core temperature differences between males and females during intermittent exercise: physical considerations, EJAP, 2009; 105(3): 453-61.

2009     Hardcastle S.G., Kenny G.P., Stapleton J. & Allen C., The influence of different mining clothing ensembles on body heat storage and core temperature regulation, Procs. 9th IMVC, New Delhi, India, 2009, Ed. Panigrahi, Oxford & IBH Publishing, pp201-210, ISBN: 978-81-204-1751-9.

2009     Hardcastle S.G., Reardon F.D., Kenny G.P. & Allen C., Assessing the work intensity of mine rescue activities and its relevance in applying heat stress management protocols, Procs. 9th IMVC, New Delhi, India, 2009, Ed. Panigrahi, Oxford & IBH Publishing, pp231-241, ISBN: 978-81-204-1751-9.

2008     Kocsis C., Hardcastle S.G. and Keen B., A Heat Study And The Modelling Of Future Climatic Conditions At Vale Inco’s Coleman/McCreedy East Mine, Proc. 12th USNAMVS, June 2008, Reno, U.S.A., 203-210, Ed. K. Wallace, ISBN 978-0-615-20009-5

2008     Hardcastle S.G. and Butler K., Comparison Of Globe, Wet And Dry Temperature And Humidity Measuring Devices Available For Heat Stress Assessment, Proc. 12th USNAMVS, June 2008, Reno, U.S.A., 181-190, Ed. K. Wallace, ISBN 978-0-615-20009-5.

2008     Hardcastle S.G., Kocsis C., Li G. and Hortin K., Analysing Ventilation Requirements And The Utilization Efficiency Of The Kidd Creek Mine Ventilation System, Proc. 12th USNAMVS, June 2008, Reno, U.S.A., 27-36, Ed. K. Wallace, ISBN 978-0-615-20009-5.

2007     Kocsis C., Hardcastle S.G. and Eastick D., Environmental and ventilation benefits for underground mining operations using fuel cell-powered production equipment, Procs. First International Symposium on Fuel Cells Applied to Mining, April 2007, Montreal, Ed. M.C. Betournay, on CD pp 25-42 & CIM Special Volume No. 7, November – Volume 2, – Hatch Global – Best Paper Award 2007

2007     Hardcastle, S.G., Kocsis, C., Bissiri, Y. and Baiden, G., Continued Development Of A Process Simulation Approach To Determine Airflow Requirements In The Optimal Design Of A Ventilation System, Challenges in Deep and High Stress Mining, Eds. Y. Potvin, J. Hadjigeorgiou & T.R. Stacey, Australian Centre for Geomechanics (ACG), Perth, Australia, ISBN 978-0-9804185-1-4, pp 537-544.

2007     Mate, J., Hardcastle, S.G.; Beaulieu, F.D., Kenny, G. and Reardon, F.D., Exposure Limits For Work Performened In Canada’s Deep Mechanised Mines, Challenges in Deep and High Stress Mining, Eds. Y. Potvin, J. Hadjigeorgiou & T.R. Stacey, ACG, Perth, Australia, ISBN 978-0-9804185-1-4, pp 527-536.

2007     Hardcastle, S.G. and Kocsis, C., The Ventilation Challenge- A Canadian Perspective On Maintaining A Good Working Environment In Deep Mines, Challenges in Deep and High Stress Mining, Eds. Y. Potvin, J. Hadjigeorgiou & T.R. Stacey, ACG, Perth, Australia, ISBN 978-0-9804185-1-4, pp 519-525.

2007     Mate J., Kenny G.P., Beaulieu F.D., Hardcastle S.G., Jay O. and Reardon F.D., Metabolic Analysis Of In-Situ Work Performed In A Canadian Deep Mine., 2007, Presented at the 12th International Conference on Environmental Ergonomics, Piran, Slovenia, Published in Environmental Ergonomics XII, Eds. IB Mekjavic, S Kounalakis, NAS Taylor, 2007, pp. 598, ISBN 978 961 90545 1 2.

2006     Hardcastle S.G., Controlling Personnel Heat Exposure In Canada’s Deep And Highly Mechanized Mines, Proc. 11th USNAMVS, June 2006, Penn State, U.S.A., 259-269, Eds. M.J. Mutmansky and R. V. Ramani, ISBN 0-415-40148-8.

2006     Hardcastle S.G., Kocsis C. and O’Connor D., Justifying Ventilation-On-Demand In A Canadian Mine And The Need For Process Based Simulations, Proc. 11th USNAMVS, June 2006, Penn State, U.S.A., 15-27, Eds. M.J. Mutmansky and R. V. Ramani, ISBN 0-415-40148-8.

2006     Mate, J., Hardcastle, S.G.; Beaulieu, F.D., Kenny, G. and Reardon, F.D., Exposure Limits For Work Performed In Canada’s Deep Mechanised Mines, Proc. 3rd International Seminar on Deep and High Stress Mining, Quebec City, Canada, ACG, Section 14, Pages 14.

2006     Hardcastle, S.G. and Kocsis, C., The Ventilation Challenge- A Canadian Perspective On Maintaining A Good Working Environment In Deep Mines, Proc. 3rd International Seminar on Deep and High Stress Mining, Quebec City, Canada, ACG, Section 15, Pages 14.

2006     Mate J., Kenny G., Beaulieu F., Hardcastle S.G., Reardon F., WBGT As An Indicator Of In-Situ Heat Stress In Canadian Deep Mechanized Mines. Procs. Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology, Halifax, NS, 2006, APNM 31:S56

2006     Maté J., Hardcastle S.G., Kenny G., Reardon F., Heat Stress In Canadian, Deep, Mechanized Mines: Personnel Heat Exposure Issues, Mines and Aggregates Safety and Health Association (MASHA) 2006 Mining Health and Safety Conference, Sudbury, Ontario, April 2006, 15 pages, MASHA.

2005     Hardcastle S.G., Kocsis C., Bissiri Y. and Baiden G., Optimizing Mine Ventilation Through The Use Of Life-Cycle Production Models, Procs. 8th IMVC, Brisbane, Australia, 373-361, AUSIMM, Carlton, Victoria, Ed. A.D.S. Gillies, ISBN 1-920806-32-6.

2005     Bétournay M., Laliberté P., Lacroix R., Kocsis C., Hardcastle S.G., Desrivières G., Mousset-Jones P., and Righettini G., Fuel Cell Versus Diesel Loader Operation: Cost-Benefit Analysis Study, CIM Bulletin, May 2005, Vol. 98, N° 1087

2005     Baiden G., Bissiri Y., Hardcastle S.G. and Kocsis C., Justification Of “On-Demand” Ventilation Systems By Mean Of Simulation Techniques, Proc. 32nd International Symposium on APCOM, March 30 – April 1, 2005, Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A.

2005     Hardcastle S.G. and Davies B., Diesel Emissions Management – Ventilation, Chapter 8, 49-65, BHP Billiton.

2004     Hardcastle S.G., Kocsis C., Bétournay M. and Barnes D., The Benefits Of Replacing The Diesel Engine With A Fuel Cell In Underground Mining Production Equipment, Proc. 10th USNAMVS, Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.A., 397-407, Mine Ventilation, Eds. R. Ganguli and S. Bandopadhyay, Balkema, ISBN 90-5809-633-5.

2004     Hardcastle S.G. and Kocsis C., The Ventilation Challenge, CIM Bulletin, May 2004, Vol. 97, N° 1080.

2004     Kocsis C., Hardcastle S.G. and Hall R., The Benefit Of Using Mine Process Simulators To Design A “Life-Cycle” Mine Ventilation System, SME, SME Transactions 2004 (Volume 316).

2003     Kocsis C. and Hardcastle S.G., Ventilation System Operating Cost Comparison Between A Conventional And An Automated Underground Metal Mine, SME Mining Engineering, October 2003, Vol. 55, No. 10, SME Transactions 2003 (Volume 314)

2003     Kocsis C., Hall R., and Hardcastle S.G., The Integration Of Mine Simulation And Ventilation Simulation To Develop A “Life-Cycle” Mine Ventilation System, Proc. 31st International Symposium on APCOM, April, 2003, pp223-229, SAIMM, S. Africa.

2002     Hardcastle S.G., Gilbert B., Lachance E. and Verreault D., Airflow Considerations In The Blade Failure Of Axial Fans, Proc. 9th U.S./1st USNAMVS, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 159-165, Mine Ventilation, Eds. De Souza, Balkema, ISBN 90-5809-387-5.

2002     Kocsis C. and Hardcastle S.G., Ventilation System Operating Cost Comparison Between A Conventional And An Automated Underground Metal Mine, SME Annual General Meeting 2002, 10 pages, Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.A.

2002     Hardcastle S.G., and Kocsis C., The Ventilation Challenge – A Canadian Perspective On Maintaining A Good Working Environment In Deep Mines, Proc. 1st International Seminar on Deep and High Stress Mining, Perth, Australia, ACG, Section 19, Pages 15.

2001     Kocsis C. and Hardcastle S.G., Maintaining A Healthy Environment For The Mining Machinery In An Automated Underground Metal Mine, SME Annual General Meeting 2001, 4 pages, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.

2001     Hardcastle S.G., and Kocsis C., Ventilation Design For An Automated Underground Metal Mine, Proc. 8th IMVC, Cracow, Poland, 109:779 785, Research & Development Center for Electrical Engineering and Automation in Mining, (EMAG), Ed. S. Wasilewski, ISBN 83-913109-1-4.

2001     Hardcastle S.G., Non-Disruptive Testing Of Stench Gas Emergency Warning Systems With An Odourless Surrogate Gas, MVSSA Journal

2000     Hardcastle S.G., Grenier M. and Gangal M., Investigating The Transportation Of Diesel Exhaust Fumes In Mines To Resolve Exposure Issues Through Tracer Gas Techniques, Proc. Mines Diesel Emissions Conference (MDEC), Toronto, Ed. M. Gangal, CANMET.

2000     Hardcastle S.G., Grenier M. and Gangal M., Investigating The Transportation Of Diesel Exhaust Fumes In Mines To Resolve Exposure Issues Through Tracer Gas Techniques, Proc. 31st Annual Institute on Mining Health, Safety and Research, Roanoke, 69 80, Virginia Tech, Eds. G. Bockosh, M. Karmis, J. Langton, M. McCarter and B. Rowe.

1999     Hardcastle S.G., Testing Stench Gas Emergency Warning Systems With An Odourless Surrogate Gas, Proc. 14th CIM Operators Conference, Bathurst, 8 Pages.

1999     Hardcastle S.G., Lamond R., and Willoughby D., Ventilation Optimization – Balancing The Need For More Power Against Environmental Concerns, Proc. 8th U.S. Mine Ventilation Symposium (USMVS), Rolla, Missouri, 305-312, Missouri-Rolla Press, U.S.A., Ed. J. Tien, ISBN 0 87335-133-9.

1999     Partyka J., Hardcastle S.G. and Kocsis C., Computer Simulation Of Climatic Conditions For Underground Automated Mines For Standard And Reduced Airflow Requirements, Proc. 8th USMVS, Rolla, Missouri, 305-312, Missouri-Rolla Press, U.S.A., Ed. J. Tien, ISBN 0-87335-133-9.

1999     Hardcastle S.G., Gangal M., Schreer M. and Gauthier P. Ventilation-On-Demand – Quantity Or Quality – A Pilot Trial At Barrick Gold’s Bousquet Mine, Keynote Address, Proc. 8th USMVS, Rolla, Missouri, 31-38, Missouri-Rolla Press, U.S.A., Ed. J. Tien, ISBN 0-87335-133-9.

1998     Hardcastle S.G., Gangal M. and Leung E., Green And Economic Mine Ventilation With An Integrated Air Management System, Proc. 7th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection (MPES), Calgary, 785-794, Mine Planning and Equipment Selection ’98, Balkema, Ed. R. Singhal, ISBN 90-5809-011-6

1997     Hardcastle S.G., A. Dasys and E. Leung, Integrated Mine Ventilation Management Systems, Keynote Address, Proc. 6th IMVC, Pittsburgh, 3:19-24, SME, Littleton, U.S.A., Littleton Ed. R. Ramani, ISBN 96-87335-146-0.

1997     Grenier M., Vergunst J., Gardiner E. and Hardcastle S.G., Evaluation Of A Self-Contained Air Supply System For Underground Mine Refuge Stations, Proc. 6th IMVC, Pittsburgh, 20:121-129, SME, Littleton, U.S.A., Ed. R. Ramani, ISBN 96-87335-146-0.

1997     Hardcastle S.G., Non-Disruptive Testing Of Stench Gas Emergency Warning Systems With A Surrogate Tracer Gas, Proc. 6th IMVC, Pittsburgh, 14:89-94, SME, Littleton, U.S.A., Ed. R. Ramani, ISBN 96-87335-146-0.

1996     Hardcastle S.G., Tracer Gas Techniques, pages 12-13, Published in Measuring Air Flow – Measuring & Monitoring Hazardous Agents Series, Ontario Natural Resources Safety Association (ONSRA), Ed. J. Sedlacek

1996     Udd J. and Hardcastle S.G., Automation To Control Energy Costs In Underground Mines – A Canadian Rationale, Proc. European Commission – CANMET Joint Workshop on Mining, Mineral Processing and Recycling, Lisbon, pages 10, European Commission, Science Research and Development, Industrial & Materials Technologies, BRITE-EURAM III

1996     Dasys A. and Hardcastle S.G., Mine Ventilation Management “Expert System”, Proc. 1st International Symposium on Mine Simulation via the Internet, Athens, 1996, pages 4, published as Mine Simulation, Balkema, Rotterdam, Eds. G. Panagiotou and J. Sturgul, ISBN 90-5410-863-0, also available on CD-ROM.

1996     Hardcastle S.G., Ventilation For Diesel Emission Control, Proc. Canadian Ad Hoc Diesel Committee/Diesel Emission Evaluation Program (DEEP) Conference, Toronto, pages 8, CANMET, Ed. D. Dainty.

1996     Hardcastle S.G., Hackwood J. and Lambert L., Integrated Mine Ventilation Management Systems, 1996, Proc. 9th CIM Operators Conference, Val D’Or, Session 1, Paper 4, pages 12, CIM, Montreal.

1996     Udd, J. Clarke R. and Hardcastle S.G., Optimizing Air Management And Energy Costs In Northern Mines, Proc. 4th International Symposium on Mining in the Arctic, Svalbard, Norway, 215-223, SINTEF Rock and Mineral Engineering, Trondheim, Norway, ISBN 82-595-9660-1.

1995     Hardcastle S.G., Hackwood J. and Lambert L., An Integrated Mine Ventilation Management System, Proc. 3rd Canadian Conference on Computer Applications in the Mineral Industry, CAMI ‘95, Montreal, Volume 2, pages 1-13, CIM, Montreal, Ed. H. Mitri.

1995     Hardcastle S.G., Gangal M., Udd J., Grenier M. and Klinowski G., Mine Ventilation Optimization And Automation, Proc. 26th International Conference of Safety in Mines Research Institutes, Katowice, Volume 2, 183-199, Central Mining Institute, Katowice, Poland.

1995     Hardcastle S.G., 3D-CANVENT: An Interactive Mine Ventilation Simulator, Proc. 7th USMVS, Lexington, 467-472, SME, Littleton, U.S.A., Ed. A. Wala, ISBN 0-87335-133-9.

1993     Hardcastle S.G., Klinowski G. and Mchaina D., Remedial Mine Ventilation Planning – Tracer Gas Definition of Leakage Routes, Proc. International Congress on Mine Design, Kingston, Canada, Innovative Mine Design for the 21st Century, 689-697, Balkema, Rotterdam, Eds. W. Bawden & J. Archibald, ISBN 90-5410-325-6.

1993     Mchaina D., Grenier M. and Hardcastle S.G., Unusual Work Schedule Analysis for Risk Assessment and Occupational Exposure Evaluation, Proc. International Congress on Mine Design, Kingston, Canada, Innovative Mine Design for the 21st Century, 699-705, Balkema, Rotterdam, Eds. W. Bawden and J. Archibald, ISBN 90-5410-325-6.

1993     Hardcastle S.G., Grenier M. and Butler K., Electronic Anemometry – Recommended Instruments & Methods for Routine Mine Airflow Measurements, Proc. 6th U.S. Mine Ventilation Symposium, Salt Lake City, 571-576, SME, Littleton, U.S.A., Ed. R. Bhaskar, ISBN 0-87335-118-5.

1993     Hardcastle S.G., Grenier M. and Butler K., Tracer Gas Applications for Ventilation Assessment & Contaminant Investigations Relating to The Mining Industry, Proc. 3rd International Symposium for Ventilation Control, Cincinnati, Ventilation ’91, 535-545, American Conference Government Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), Cincinnati, U.S.A., ISBN 1-882417-01-1.

1992     Hardcastle S.G., Klinowski G. and Grenier M., Tracer Gas – An Essential Tool for Ventilation and Airborne Pollutant Investigations, Proc. Safety, Hygiene and Health in Mining Symposium, Harrogate, 1992, Volume 2, 471-478, The Institute of Mining Engineers, Doncaster, U.K.

1992     Gangal M., Dainty D., Hardcastle S.G. and Grenier M., Mine Monitoring and Automated Air Quality Control Systems. Proc. 5th Canadian Symposium on Mine Automation, Vancouver.

1992     Hardcastle S.G., Grenier M. and Butler K., The Evaluation of Electronic Vane, Vortex-Shedding and Hot-Wire Anemometers for Routine Airflow Measurement, Proc. International Conference on Radiation Safety in Uranium Mining, S1:1-17, Saskatoon, Uranium Saskatchewan.

1992     Grenier M., Hardcastle S.G., Gangal M. and Dainty E., The Case for Automated Mine Ventilation Systems, Proc. International Conference on Radiation Safety in Uranium Mining, N1:1-7, Saskatoon, Uranium Saskatchewan.

1992     Mchaina D., Grenier M. and Hardcastle S.G., An Assessment of Arsenic Exposure at a Canadian Gold Mine, Proc. 121st SME Annual Meeting, Phoenix, U.S.A., 9:89-93, SME.

1992     Gangal M., Hardcastle S.G. and Udd J., Automated Systems for Mine Ventilation Control, Mining & Quarrying Technology International 1992, 105-107.

1991     Kunchur G., Grenier M. and Hardcastle S.G., Fluorspar Processing Plant Dust Study. Proc. 5th U.S. Mine Ventilation Symposium, Morgantown, West Virginia, 84:667-674, SME, Littleton, U.S.A., Ed. W.J. Wang, ISBN 0-87335-099-5.

1991     Hardcastle S.G., Grenier M. and Butler K., Electronic Vane Anemometry – Finding a Suitable Replacement of Mechanical Analog Devices for Mine Airflow Assessment, Proc. 5th U.S. Mine Ventilation Symposium, Morgantown, West Virginia, 60:482-493, SME, Littleton, U.S.A., Ed. W.J. Wang, ISBN 0-87335-099-5.

1991     Hall A., Mchaina D., Hardcastle S.G. and Coode A., The Impact of Ventilating Air Heating Methods on Intake Air Quality and Recirculation Parameters, Proc. 5th U.S. Mine Ventilation Symposium, Morgantown, West Virginia, 38:306-313, SME, Littleton, U.S.A., Ed. W.J. Wang, ISBN 0-87335-099-5.

1991     Mchaina D., Grenier M. and Hardcastle S.G., Assessment of Dust Conditions for Underground and Surface Mining Plants at the Arthur W. White Mine of Dickenson Mines Limited, Proc. 5th U.S. Mine Ventilation Symposium, Morgantown, West Virginia, 29:225-233, SME, Littleton, U.S.A., Ed. W.J. Wang, ISBN 0-87335-099-5.

1991     Grenier M., Hardcastle S.G., Mchaina D. and Gangal M., Simultaneous Measurement of Mine Worker Exposure to Respirable Silica and Diesel Exhaust Particulate, CIM Bulletin 85:965, 56-61.

1991     Grenier M., Hardcastle S.G., Kunchur G. and Butler K., The Use of Tracer Gases to Determine Dust Dispersion Patterns and Ventilation Parameters in a Mineral Processing Plant, American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) Journal 53(6), 387-394.

1991     Hardcastle S.G. and Cavan J., A Portable Computer Controlled Multi Size Range, Aerosol Counting System for Use in Underground Mining Environments, Applied Occupational & Environmental Hygiene Journal, 6:3, 188-191.

1990     Hall A., Mchaina D. and Hardcastle S.G., Controlled Recirculation in Canadian Underground Potash Mines, Mining Science and Technology, 10(1990), 305 314, Elsevier.

1990     Grenier M. and Hardcastle S.G., Safety and Health in the Canadian Mine Environment – An Overview of Ventilation, Dust, Radiation and Diesel Emission Research, Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) Bulletin 83:994, 41-46.

1989     Hall A., Mchaina D. and Hardcastle S.G., Controlled Recirculation of Mine Exhaust Air in Canadian Underground Mines – An Energy Approach, Mining and Materials Processing Institute of Japan/Institution of Mining and Metallurgy (MMIJ/IMM) Joint Symposium, Kyoto Japan 1989, 16 Pages

1989     Hall A., Mchaina D., Coode A., Kruinig W. & Hardcastle S.G., Controlled Recirculation Investigation at Central Canada Potash Division of Noranda Minerals. Proc. 4th U.S. Mine Ventilation Symposium, Berkeley, 29:226 234, SME, Littleton, U.S.A., Ed. M. McPherson, ISBN 0-87335-082-0.

1988     Hardcastle S.G., Grenier M., Bigu J. and Knight G., The Use of a Portable Aerosol Counting System to Characterize Dust Clouds and Evaluate Control Methods in Underground Metal Mines, Proc. 4th International Mine Ventilation Congress, Brisbane, 533 538, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AIMM), Melbourne, Australia, Ed. A.D.S. Gillies, ISBN 0-949-10623-2.

1988     Hall A., Mchaina D. and Hardcastle S.G., The Use of Controlled Recirculation to Reduce Heating Costs in Canada, Proc. 4th International Mine Ventilation Congress, Brisbane, 301-307, AIMM, Melbourne, Australia, Ed. A.D.S. Gillies, ISBN 0-949-10623-2.

1988     Bigu J., Grenier M. and Hardcastle S.G., Effectiveness of a Wet Scrubber in Reducing Radioactive Aerosol and Dust Concentrations in Underground Uranium Mines, AIHA Journal 49(11), 572 578.

1988     Hall A., Saindon J., Nel L. and Hardcastle S.G., Feasibility of Controlled Recirculation of Exhaust Air to Reduce Heating Costs at Ruttan Mine, CIM Bulletin 81:918, 63 69.

1988     Hardcastle S.G. and Sheikh A., Applying Tracer Gas Techniques to Evaluate the Air Distribution in Flood Leaching Stopes, CIM Bulletin 81:913, 53 58.

1988     Grenier M., Hardcastle S.G. and Bigu J., Evaluation of a Water Type Dust Collector at an Underground Crushing Operation, AIHA Journal 49(3), 101 107.

1987     Hardcastle S.G. and Sheikh A., Evaluation of the Air Quality and Distribution During the Rest Period of Bacterially Aided Leaching Operations in Uranium Mines, Proc. 3rd U.S. Mine Ventilation Symposium, Penn State, 51:343-352, SME, Littleton, U.S.A., Ed. J. Mutmansky, ISBN 0-87335-070-7.

1987     Hall A., Saindon J.P., Hardcastle S.G. and Nel L., Controlled Recirculation Investigation at Ruttan Mine, Proc. 3rd U.S. Mine Ventilation Symposium, Penn State, 3:14-23, Society of Mining Engineers (SME), Littleton, U.S.A., Ed. J. Mutmansky, ISBN 0-87335-070-7.

1987     Stokes A., Hardcastle S.G. and Kennedy D., A Real-Time Tracer Gas Analyzer – An Investigational Tool for Mine Ventilation Studies, Mining Science and Technology, 5(1987), 187-196, Elsevier.

1987     Grenier M., Hardcastle S.G. and Bigu J., Characterization of Airborne Dust in a Belt Conveyor Drift, CIM Bulletin 80:908, 35-38.

1985     Hardcastle S.G., Computer Predicted Airborne Respirable Dust Concentrations in Mine Air Recirculation Systems, Proc. 2nd U.S. Mine Ventilation Symposium, Reno, pp 239-248, Balkema, ISBN 90-6191-611-9.

1984     Hardcastle S.G., Kolada R. and Stokes A., Studies into the Wider Application of Controlled Recirculation in Mine Ventilation, Transactions of the Institution of Mining Engineers (TIME), U.K., 143:273, 591-598.

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