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Terry retells his story of being underground in a refuge chamber during an truck fire in an Australi
Understanding what it feels like to be in a refuge chamber can improve the response of entrapped per
Will advances in technology to improve safety underground reduce current limitations and challenges
Common misconceptions about refuge chamber servicing answered.
How long should a refuge chamber run for in stand-alone mode? Safe haven or refuge chamber duration
December, 2018
Emergency communication systems in tunnelling are used to distribute information and instructions, m
MineARC Systems announced as the 2018 Telstra Western Australian Business of the Year and winner of
November, 2018
Safety is paramount in any tunnelling project. Trusted tunnelling safety initiatives safeguard again
Emergency Response Team uses service training to better prepare for any event and provide all employ
Every refuge chamber requires an emergency power source to maintain the life-sustaining equipment if
In highly explosive environments, refuge chambers and safe havens can be adapted to withstand overpr
MineARC Australia manufactures 1500th refuge chamber, MA1500 - a major milestone for the global safe
Fire dangers exist in underground mining and tunnelling operations.
Refuge Chambers utilised in Malaysian Tunnel Project
September, 2018
Kuala Lumpur’s Mass Rapid Transport Underground development.
With the growth of safety requirements, refuge chambers have become commonplace
Servicing and maintenance are a critical part of any organisation.
Safety Landscape across Africa
Mine safety is a global concern, with organisations continually investing time and resources to ensu
IoT in mining has the potential to dramatically impact global safety standards
breaking gound in cap lamp technology
Improving light quality will boost visual performance, enhancing the ability to detect hazards and t
Refuge chamber commissioning is a vital step in emergency planning. However, it is often not conside
September, 2018
India recently held a workshop on New Austrian Tunnelling Method (NATM) and Tunnel Boring Machine (T
New Distributor for Korea
MineARC Systems is pleased to be partnering with the highly regarded and leading distributor B.L. Ko
Heat can quickly accumulate inside a refuge chamber, increasing with each additional person.
An organisation’s safety culture plays an important role in its development. The adoption and enha