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; […]
Will advances in technology to improve safety underground reduce current limitations and challenges on site?
Hydrogen Sulfide is naturally generated in situ from reservoirs and sulfate containing minerals
IoT in mining has the potential to dramatically impact global safety standards
Improving light quality will boost visual performance, enhancing the ability to detect hazards and the execution of day-to-day activities.
Heat can quickly accumulate inside a refuge chamber, increasing with each additional person.
MineARC was recently invited to speak at the 2017 Annual General Meeting of the Zimbabwe Association of Mine Managers (AMMZ).
Refuge chambers are sealed environments, built to sustain life during an emergency or hazardous situation.
The reality is the South African coal mining industry is rapidly falling behind in good safety practices compared to the rest of the developed world.
Developing a refuge chamber to meet the specific needs of the tunnelling industry…