Coal’s Underground Remote Operating Control Room

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The unit was fittingly named Remote Operating Control Room or ROC Room. Situated underground in the “green zone” safe area, the room will be used as a collaborative environment to manage and monitor daily operations, equipment, and production activities.

The ROC Room offers sites a platform for end to end integration of operations processes and management. By acting as a data collection hub to sustain operations and help staff make the right critical operational decisions.

Designing an Underground Control Room

Despite not being a safe refuge chamber, the ROC Room was manufactured to MineARC’s high-quality standards.

Made from 5mm steel, ROC Room was fortified with 50mm insulation and cooled positive pressure ventilation, including fixed and adjustable ventilation ports. In addition, the unit’s rear houses a ventilated electrical cabinet and compressed air source to filter the incoming air from contaminants.

Custom Mining Infrastructure Manufacturers 

MineARC’s capacity to meet client specifications through customisation has helped develop a remote operating centre for Anglo American’s Grosvenor Metallurgical Coal Mine in Queensland, Australia. The mine site which employs the longwall mining method to mine coal is located 190 kilometres southwest of Mackay.

MineARC’s overarching mission is to continue to provide our customers with industry solutions that improve safety and increase the productivity of day-to-day operations and cost savings.

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