MORTON SALT INC
Weeks Island Mine, Weeks Island, LA Maintenance Superintendent, 337-867-4241 Myra Russo, HR Manager Resign to accept position with Akzo Nobel Salt, Cleveland, Ohio Upgrade 3000 HP hoist to vacuum starters and programmable controllers. Design, install, programmed GE series programmable controllers for all conveying systems with graphics interface for indicating all faults therefore reducing downtime by showing where the fault was. Wrote project, secure equipment, and implemented change over from haul trucks to load-haul-dump system. Increase production from 750, 000 to 1, 200, 000 tons a year by upgrading hoist, increase hoisting speed, reliability, and training. Streamline salt production systems from underground mining to finish product by upgrading equipment, increase conveying speed from 450 ft. per minute to 800 ft. per minute, installed programmable controllers for reliability.