Here you’ll uncover a deeper look into refuge chamber policy, emerging technology and the future of safe refuge. Experts provide thought-provoking insights, delve into new conversations, and look into global connectivity and understanding of industry issues.
Examples of what you’ll discover include advocacy, innovation, opinion piece, research and development, thought leadership.
Grow Lights – Types Required for Common Research Plants
Grow lights within walk-in and reach-in grow chambers allow plant scientists and growers to mimic the natural light a range of common plant types require to flourish.
An Interview With Janny Huang – MineARC, Australia
Janny Huang, who has been with MineArc for over a decade, shares her journey and insights towards the progress of women’s roles in the industry.
Portable Controlled Environments – The Benefits of a Plug-and-Play Facility
What are the actual benefits of using a portable plug-and-play controlled environment or laboratory in favour of a more traditional design-and-construct civil project?. It’s a valid question; and after two years of working with MineARC Systems to help develop the Biora range, is one that I can now confidently answer.
Chemical and Blast Protection for the Maritime Industry
With multiple goods handled, accompanied by numerous companies and vessels sharing a port, it can be challenging to ensure safe practices …
An Interview With Cristel Corimayhua Cruz – MineARC, Peru
We recently spoke to Cristel Corimayhua Cruz, Training and Support Supervisor for MineARC Systems in Peru. Cristel has been part of the MineARC team for over a decade and spends much of her time travelling to sites across South America to conduct refuge chamber servicing and product training. She has watched the mining industry change
How to Determine Refuge Chamber Duration in Mining
Underground and above-ground mine refuge chamber duration should be determined on a risk-based approach. How long a mining shelter…
How to Determine Safe Haven Duration in the Petrochemical Industry
Chemical refuge chamber or safe haven duration should be determined on a risk-based approach. How long a petrochemical shelter operates…
An Interview With Kristy Christensen
Kristy Christensen, Director and Female Inclusion Expert for Shesfreetobe Ltd, and Senior Mining Engineer. From rock collector to renowned expert, Kristy Christensen has been shaped and strengthened by the earth around her. She possesses a wealth of knowledge as a technical and operations leader with experience in geology, geotechnical engineering, gas drainage, and mining engineering across
Rethinking Greenhouses for Agricultural Research
Understanding how extreme weather is impacting the feasibility of greenhouses for agricultural research.
Mining For Success: Mine Rescue Scholarship
MineARC Systems America is excited to announce the annual recipient of the Mine Rescue Team Scholarship, Jacob Collier.
Impact Of Technology On Mining Safety, Efficiency And Emergency Response
So, how will safety change as the mining industry dives into its technology-fueled future? While we cannot predict where we will be…
What Is A Controlled Environment?
A controlled environment is an enclosed area with specific parameters regulated, including temperature, pressure, light, air flow..
MineARC Telstra Business Awards Dual Winner 2018
MineARC Systems announced as a dual winner in the 2018 Telstra Business Awards. The company were honoured to be a finalist, taking out the…
South African Coal Push Back On Safe Practice
The South African coal mining industry is rapidly falling behind in good safety practices.
Should Coal Mines Have Refuge Chambers?
In comparison to metal mines, the need for a coal mine refuge chamber has long been debated. Coal mines have significant quantities of fuel that can burn for days, so perhaps the rescue and evacuation strategies should be different.
Push For Stricter Safety Guidelines For Refuge Chambers In South Africa
Guidelines for refuge chambers are present in South Africa. However, they are vague and lack vital standards for adequate life support systems.