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.
Large scale operations can have thousands of personnel on site during each shift. It is imperative that safety and emergency response procedures are designed to accommodate such a large number. Evacuation is always the primary course of action; the provision of Self-Contained Self-Rescuers (SCSR) diminishes the risk against the inhalation of toxic gases as personnel […]
Positive pressure helps to prevent the ingress of airborne contaminants inside a refuge chamber.
Controlling the internal temperature assists in maintaining the occupant’s health and well-being…
In collaboration with Mopani Copper Mines PLC, to implement corrective action to strengthen the integrity and importance of safety on site.
In sealed environments, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide can build up and poison the air…
Hindustan Zinc Limited (HZL) purchase a MineARC MineSAFE Essential Design Refuge Chamber for their open-pit mine.
MineARC commissioned our very first chambers in India. Built for Hindustan Zinc Limited, the world’s second-largest zinc producer, the refuge chambers will be based at their Rampura Agucha mine, located in the Bhilwara district of Rajasthan.
A permanent refuge chamber accommodating 50 people at any one time and meet Mexican Standard STPS023
Two Rivers Platinum focus on mine safety in Africa, with the installation of Hard Rock Mine Refuge Chambers, designed to shelter 26 people in an emergency.