Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Explosion Protection and Flameproofing
0 COMMENTSDesigner and manufacturer of flameproof equipment for mines Proof Engineering has improved the design of its product line to increase safety and reduce risks associated with fires and explosions in mines.
0 COMMENTSCommercial explosives and blasting solutions provider AEL Mining Services has developed and launched Hot Eye, a temperature monitoring device that will assist in detecting and reducing the safety risks posed by hot holes in coal surface mining.
0 COMMENTSExplosion prevention services provider Explolabs says that mines in Southern Africa should be more aware of certification for explosion protected equipment such as flameproof equipment.
0 COMMENTSGear motors from diversified electrical engineering company SEW Eurodrive meet all the defined requirements of equipment for use in potentially explosive atmospheres (Atex) in accordance with the Atex 95 standard.
0 COMMENTSLocal mining industry drilling fluid chemicals supplier, Samchem, has developed a safe, environmentally friendly and viable alternative to explosives and other traditional methods of quarrying and demolition.
0 COMMENTSPolyurethane product design and manufacturer Uretech has teamed up with the Ibeshu Blast Barricade patent holder Alf Bronner to introduce the curtain blast barricade system to the mining market.
0 COMMENTSFire prevention systems and equipment manufacturers Protect-O-Burn has developed a firefighting, self-expanding foam, which is used in mines to offer safer working environments.
0 COMMENTSThird-party guarding staff on mine sites may not always be adequately trained to deal effectively with fire emergencies, says Xtralis' Dave Boyack. "Inhouse procedures are up to standard on the mines, but sometimes they employ third...
By: Leandi Cameron
18th April 2008
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