Health and Safety 2021-04-16T12:03:39+00:00
  • The truck weighs about 35 tons, is 9.9m in length and has a boom and a cage on top of the truck body. Once at the shaft, the boom is opened, the cage is attached to a rope, the truck drives closer to the shaft compartment until the cage fits the shaft compartment and then the cage is lowered into the vertical shaft. Photo by Mines Rescue Services

Winder is ground-breaking technology

March 30th, 2021|Comments Off on Winder is ground-breaking technology

South African based Mines Rescue Services’ mobile rescue winder is changing underground mining, writes Leon Louw. […]

  • MA968 MineSAFE Standard Design Spotted Quoll 2014. Image credit: MineArc

MineARC – with you all the way

November 2nd, 2020|Comments Off on MineARC – with you all the way

Advertorial sponsored by MineARC Well-known for their advanced safety features, MineARC’s Refuge Chambers have saved lives in mining emergencies around the world. Now, the company has taken their emergency response offering to the next level, [...]

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Be agile with Health Squared

September 7th, 2020|Comments Off on Be agile with Health Squared

The mining sector plays a pivotal role in the growth and sustainability of the South African economy. A fundamental contributory factor to the success of the mining industry is the [...]

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Finding refuge in underground mines

September 7th, 2020|Comments Off on Finding refuge in underground mines

According to MineARC, there has been a decline in mining fatalities over the past five years, with most mines moving towards greater advancements in safety-related technology and monitoring systems. We [...]