Heavy Equipment and Fireline Construction the past, present and future

Time:
 March 15th and 16th 2005
Location:
 Hinton Training Centre, Hinton, Alberta, Canada

Moderator:  Marv Clark - FERIC

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Monday March 14 2005 (arrive late afternoon)

Time: Topic: Presenter:
19:00 ~ 22:00
Ice-breaker: cash bar and munchies.
 

Tuesday March 15 2005 (Day 1)

Time: Topic: Presenter:
08:00 ~ 08:15
Introduction and Overview Marv Clark (FERIC)
08:15 ~ 08:45
Fire Behaviour Considerations...for Safe and Productive Fire Suppression ( Powerpoint Size: 21MB) Marty Alexander (FERIC)
08:50 ~ 09:30
SRD Perspective process of fireline construction (Powerpoint Size: 17MB) Gary Smith (Edson SRD)
 
Industry Perspective process of fireline construction (Powerpoint Size: 1.5MB) Axel Winter (ALPAC)
09:30 ~ 10:00
Fireline reclamation, SRD perspective. Time, cost and environmental concerns (Pwoerpoint Size:74MB) Greg Boyachuck (SRD)
10:00 ~ 10:15
Coffee break  
10:15 ~ 10:55
Safety Issues (Powerpoint Size: 30MB) Leo Drapeau (SRD)
11:00 ~ 11:30
Iron in the fire: A look at at rehabilitation of fireguards in the interior of BC. (PDF Size: 7MB) Garnet Mierau (Linbir Timber)
11:30 ~ 11:45
Machine Stability (Powerpoint Size: 3MB) Marv Clark (FERIC)
11:45 ~ 12:00
Recommended standards for equipment based water delivery systems (Powerpoint Size: 10MB) Ray Ault (FERIC)
12:00 ~ 13:00
Lunch  
13:00 ~ 13:45
Cost and Productivity of various equipment - capabilities/accessibility/shortcomings of the equipment  
 
Dozers (15 min) (Powerpoint Size: 101MB) Gary Smith (SRD)
 
Mulchers (15 min) (Powerpoint Size: 2MB) Rory Thompson (FERIC)
13:50 ~ 14:20

Fireline building: Canada's new concept

Shawn Brown (SB Chipping)
14:20 ~ 14:40
Coffee break  
14:40 ~ 15:10
Water Delivery to the fireline (Powerpoint Size: 58MB) Darcy Stead (Saskatchewan Values Equipment Unit)
15:15 ~ 15:45
New equipment on the fireline: Issues and opportunities. (Powerpoint Size: 35MB) John Garland (Oregon State University)
15:50 ~ 16:20
Crystal Ball Gazing what is the future (Powerpoint Size: 17MB) Jim Letersky (Risley Manufacturing)
16:20 ~ 16:50
Wrap-up and Discussion Marv Clark and round table
17:30 ~ 18:30
Cash Bar  
18:30 ~ 21:00
history of heavy machine use for guard construction in Alberta (Canada) (Powerpoint Size: 1MB) Ken South

Wednesday March 16 2005 (Day 2)

Time: Topic:  
08:30
Meet for pickup to go to Demonstration site  
11:30
Bag Lunch will be provided  
14:00
Return to Hinton Training Centre  

 

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