UNDERGROUND
RESCUE CHAMBERS

Protecting underground workers from noxious gasses - in a crisis situation

The key objective is to sustain life, without services such as air supply, water or power.


Underground Rescue Chambers


Rescue Chamber designed specifically for metalliferous mine applications

Key features/options include:

  • Two compartments

  • Seating

  • Lifting & solid roof

  • Design - easily adaptable to specific needs

  • Underground transport skids

  • Operates under positive pressure

  • Robust steel construction

  • Other construction materials

  • Communications

  • Rear safety exit

  • Entry door air shower

  • Controlled internal environment (temperature, humidity, CO2 & O2)

  • Environmental monitoring

  • Lighting

  • Internal storage capacity

  • Hand basin

  • Chemical toilet

 Spare Parts & Information Request Form

 


Tunnelling Refuge Chambers



Rescue Chamber designed specifically for underground tunnelling operation

Key features/options include:

  • Seating

  • Design - easily adaptable to specific needs

  • Underground transport skids

  • Operates under positive pressure

  • Communications

  • Safety exit

  • Controlled internal environment (temperature, humidity, CO2 & O2)

  • Environmental monitoring

  • Lighting

  • Internal storage capacity

  • Hand basin

  • Chemical toilet

 Spare Parts & Information Request Form



Tunnel Boring Manlock





Leighton - Kumagai Joint Venture Tunnel Boring Machine

Cowan's TBM Manlock as shown (top) and attached to the Tunnel Boring Machine (below).

Used by Leighton - Kumagai Joint Venture on the New MetroRail City Project, the inner city component of works for the Southern Suburbs Railway that will extend from Perth to Mandurah