Year: 2014

Improving Sanitation In African Mines

Current waste disposal practices and sanitation across African mines pose a serious health risk, contaminating water resources used by communities…

Mine Emergency Promotes Need For Refuge Chamber

A truck fire in one of their underground maintenance bays, obstructing all exit paths for miners working on that level. With no safe refuge available on-site, the incident resulted in

The Impact Of Emergency Response Competitions

Mine Rescue competitions both within Australia and Internationally provide a great forum for sharing skills and industry-leading operating procedures, not to mention valuable networking opportunities for all those involved.

Should Coal Mines Have Refuge Chambers?

In comparison to metal mines, the need for a coal mine refuge chamber has long been debated. Coal mines have significant quantities of fuel that can burn for days, so perhaps the rescue and evacuation strategies should be different.

South African Refuge Chamber Manufacturer

South Africa is home to MineARC’s newest manufacturing facility, located in the heart of the North Riding industrial hub, 45 minutes outside of Johannesburg’s main centre.

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