Oxygen candles are used as a backup source of breathable air in an emergency. They supply an on-demand source of oxygen, utilised in aeroplanes, space stations as well as other applications such as safe havens and refuge chambers. A safe supply of oxygen is critical to support life. We are dependent on oxygen for survival; […]
Psychological stresses can impact decision making as well as physical state and behaviour when inside a refuge chamber.
Understanding what it feels like to be inside a refuge chamber can improve the response of entrapped personnel.
How long should a refuge chamber run for in stand-alone mode? Safe haven or refuge chamber duration should be determined on a risk-based approach.
India recently held a workshop on New Austrian Tunnelling Method (NATM) and Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) Tunnelling.
Refuge chambers are sealed environments, built to sustain life during an emergency or hazardous situation.
Zimbabwe is closer to becoming a leader among African nations with their stance on mine safety.
MineARC invited to attend a reception at the residence of the Australian Ambassador for Vietnam, the Honourable Hugh Borrowman.
Once again the South African mining community has been rocked by the tragic news of another fatal incident.
South Africa now has a opportunity to take the recent Harmony incident as a quiet reminder that more needs to be done with regards to regulations placed on underground mining emergency response planning.