A truck fire in one of their underground maintenance bays, obstructing all exit paths for miners working on that level. With no safe refuge available on-site, the incident resulted in
Learning from real-life emergencies, Turkey mandates the use of refuge chambers.
South Africa is home to MineARC’s newest manufacturing facility, located in the heart of the North Riding industrial hub, 45 minutes outside of Johannesburg’s main centre.
The Turkish mining industry should look at the events that followed the Sago coal mine disaster, before hastily implementing refuge chamber policy.