Using a visual warning system to improve the safety of personnel, in an underground block cave mine, during seismic activity. Earthquakes and other seismic events pose a significant risk to underground mines. Amplification of these hazards occurs in block or panel cave mining operations due to the nature of the mining method. Ensuring there are […]
Refuge chamber upgrade essential in preparing Sanford Underground Research Facility for its role in the largest physics experiment on US soil.
Papua New Guinea Mine improves on-site safety and hygiene with a proactive service plan
and equipment upgrade.
Lundin Mining improved their safety education program by repurposing an out-of-operation safe refuge to provide on-site training.
The decision to develop and expand a mine also brings with it a distinct set of challenges to determine feasibility, including the refuge chamber fleet.
A North American gold mine incorporates the first wireless stench gas technology to improve emergency response planning across the site. Effective alerts and communication systems play an essential role in a site’s overall emergency response plan. Providing underground personnel with as much time as possible to safely exit or proceed to a refuge chamber. Stench […]
Four, 40-person ChemSAFE Standard Design safe havens were installed and commissioned at Yara Pilbara Fertilisers, located at the Burrup Peninsula near Karratha in Western Australia.
21 participants, including a psychologist, remained in a MineARC MineSAFE Refuge Chamber for 24 hours.
With the growth of safety requirements, refuge chambers have become commonplace
On-site MineSAFE Training Refuge Chamber provided insight to Oyu Tolgoi team.