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Excavator engulfed by fire

Excavator engulfed by fire

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported a fire incident that occurred on an excavator at an underground coal mine. According to the report, the excavator operator jumped clear of the cabin to escape...

haul truck caught on fire

Incident | Haul truck engine fire

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident of a haul truck engine fire in an underground metals mine. According to the report, while driving to the surface park up area, approximately 100...

Fire System Maintenance

Fire System Maintenance – Did I get what I paid for?

One of the biggest investments a company can make is compliance. One of the biggest mistakes a company can make is assuming compliance. Many miners are looking to do the right thing and meet the...

Fogmaker Water Mist Fire Suppression System

What is Fogmaker Water mist?

Fogmaker Water Mist Fire Suppression System looks to be a recent technology, although it has a 25-year heritage. Initially designed for rally cars (this is why it is a piston accumulator design and...

Aerosol Fire Suppressio

Aerosol Fire Suppression – What are they?

Aerosol generators are fast becoming the ‘go-to’ replacement for gas systems. The reasons for this are cost advantages, performance, environmental benefits, and off-the-shelf availability. Gas...

Fire suppression

Fire Suppression – Which one do I choose?

Fire suppression for mining vehicles and machines are generally one of five types: Water Mist with AFFF Foam spray systemsDry Chemical PowderDual Agent (powder and liquid cooling agent)Aerosol...

QTEC Fire Suppression – Buy Australian Made

Fire Suppression – Australian Made

In this COVID new world, it is more than ever important to support Australian made. United Safety manufactures the QTEC Foam Spray system, which complies with AS5062-2016. The QTEC system is a...

FOGMAKER United Safety Survivability Corporation

Fire safety & suppression

Fire safety is vitally important for the safety of all businesses and people alike, and after installing over 10,000 Fogmaker systems throughout Australia, United Safety & Survivability...

haul truck destroyed by fire at NSW mine

Fire destroys haul truck

Another plant fire has destroyed a haul truck at an open cut coal mine. Plant and equipment fires at mines across Australia is a concerning trend with a regulator urging mining maintainers to...

excavator fire at a nSW coal mine highlights needs for effective fire suppression

Excavator fire at open-cut coal mine

An excavator fire at an open cut coal mine was extinguished using an onboard fire suppression system and additional support from a water cart. The NSW Resources Regulator has confirmed the incident...

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