Permanent Refuge Shelters vs Fresh Air Bays

There are several differences in fresh air base and permanent shelter designs, impacting their emergency use suitability. Some critical variations include gas monitoring, multiple air supplies, cooling and a sealed environment. These differences have and will impact personnel well-being.

Nitrogen: Hazard in Focus

Nitrogen is an essential element to all forms of life but can also pose a threat. Known as the invisible killer, due to it’s odourless and tasteless nature, nitrogen gas can be lethal if inhaled in high concentrations.

Moving A Refuge Chamber

Transporting and manoeuvring a refuge chamber can be a rather technical task, especially when considering the size and weight of a refuge chamber – not to mention the confines of mine declines and haulages. In this article, we’ll discuss the various options MineARC offers to suit various transportation and mine practicalities.

Hydrogen Sulfide: Hazard in Focus

Hydrogen Sulfide is a naturally occurring chemical that can be produced by bacteria in low oxygen environments, used in many industries despite its hazardous nature.

Why Do You Need an Airlock or Vestibule?

Why would you need an airlock or vestibule? This MineARC Tech Topic details various options and explains the value of adding an additional layer of protection to your refuge.

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