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Investing in Research and Development

MineARC’s new Research and Development Centre, located in Perth, Western Australia, is designed to provide a dedicated space for our engineers to conduct their on-going product development. Officially opened in July 2016, the R&D facility is a clean working area, installed with the latest technology and equipment. As leaders in our field, MineARC’S key priority is to continually offer the best and most advanced solutions on the market.

The global MineARC Engineering Team are the key drivers of our continual advancement in product solutions and the planning, design and customisation of each unique project. They are highly focused on research and development, which has proven critical to keeping MineARC at the leading edge of technology and design.

MineARC Systems has also recently established an Innovation Committee, dedicated to idea generation, problem resolution and development of new, innovative products to fulfil requirements in the industry. Extensive product and market research will be undertaken by the committee to ensure the continual progression of innovative solutions.

As MineARC Systems continues to grow, so too does our focus on innovation and technology. As leaders in our field, our key priority is to continually offer the best and most advanced solutions on the market.

 

For the latest in safety and safe refuge technology check out our New Technologies page

 

A Global Engineering Team at the Forefront of Technology

The MineARC Engineering Team are the key drivers of our continual advancements in product solutions. Our team of nine fully qualified in-house engineers and electricians within our Australian, South African and North American offices form a global network. Sharing skills and knowledge across international borders results in the development of strong, innovative ideas as well as allowing for 24hr engineering support for our clients.

“Our global team of engineers are highly focused on research and development, which has proven critical to keeping MineARC at the leading edge of technology and design,” says Geoff Whittaker, Director. “It is important for us here at MineARC to provide the team with the best software and resources available, in order to keep them at the top of their game.”

Take a look at some of our latest R&D Projects:

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GuardIAN Remote Monitoring and Diagnostics System: GuardIAN is an onboard system that continuously monitors all vital refuge operating systems. During standby mode, GuardIAN checks for component faults and monitors refuge chamber usage or entry to the chamber.

 

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Aura-FX Digital Fixed Gas Monitoring System: Aura-FX has the ability to individually monitor up to 11 gases via a series of user-friendly, digital screens. Audible voice alarms will prompt occupants to replace scrubbing chemicals or adjust oxygen supply levels in the refuge chamber as required.

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TunnelSAFE Misting System: Misting System for External Temperature Control

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