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.
Terry retells his story of being underground in a refuge chamber during an truck fire in an Australian copper mine.
MineARC Systems announced as the 2018 Telstra Western Australian Business of the Year and winner of the Medium & Making Waves Category Award.
MineARC Australia manufactures 1500th refuge chamber, MA1500 – a major milestone for the global safety company.
Fire dangers exist in underground mining and tunnelling operations.
With the growth of safety requirements, refuge chambers have become commonplace
Servicing and maintenance are a critical part of any organisation.
Mine safety is a global concern, with organisations continually investing time and resources to ensure the safety of their workforce.
Refuge chamber commissioning is a vital step in emergency planning. However, it is often not considered by many sites. Commissioning is a quality-focused process necessary to ensure the site is critically equipped for an emergency.