A retelling of the Pasminco underground mine fire and the true experience of workers before refuge chambers became compulsory.
Tag: Safety Shares
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
Safety shares in underground mine refuge chambers, help know what it is like during emergencies… It was about a decade ago now, an incident occurred when several oversized rock debris from a drive extension blast…
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
ERT has taken Erica A. Gallegos Arias all over the world; she shares her progression, from trainee to international judge of mine rescue events.
Competition-winning medic, Sandra Wagner shares the reality of ERTs and the connections which stem from such teams.
Indonesia’s Emergency Response Team (ERT) participate in their first international mines rescue competition in Perth, Western Australia.
Dave shares his personal experience waiting in an underground refuge chamber during a mining emergency.
A truck fire in one of their underground maintenance bays, obstructing all exit paths for miners working on that level. With no safe refuge available on-site, the incident resulted in