Mining & Minerals Product Review March/April 2014 Vol.7 No.1

1 ISSN 2219-0880 R49.70 NEW PRODUCTS • DEVELOPMENTS • TECHNOLOGY • INNOVATIONS VOL 7 NO 1 BRINGING BUYER AND SUPPLIER TOGETHER Rugged rescuers PAGE CONTENTS 02 By Matthew Wood – staff writer Emergency response and March | April 2014 Transport Rugged rescuers continued on page 2 marketing officer Christo Muller. its corresponding modes Marcé Equipment specialist and of transport in the mining ex-firefighter Nico Oberholzer said, industry cannot be stressed “Mines use basically the same form 03 enough. For that reason MMPR of equipment and transport that a Venting: the good and the bad explored a number of transport fire department would use, they’re solutions when it comes to just more heavy duty, for instance if responding to an emergency. they look at our catalogue they will “Mining is unique in that the not buy the small or light product, vehicles used are different to those heavy-duty vehicles that carry context, in other words ones that heavy-duty equipment.” are more rugged because it’s the environment and the terrain that differ, whereas municipal applications are concerned with Emergency transport solutions in the mining industry are rugged and determined by the mine’s exact needs. 18 “Typical emergencies that Continued on Page 2 of 4x4s, but municipal adheres more to 2x4s,” said Fire Raiders #minerescue Training Mind the gap occur in mines include collapses, flat surfaces. Mining makes use Mining and Engineering Communication speaks volumes they will buy the “big boys” i.e. that would be used in a municipal 05 Health and Safety 19 Sustainability Save our sources READER ENQUIRY SERVICE Please use this opportunity to obtain more information on any of the products referred to in this issue. Click here to send us an email! Simply insert the number of the product you are interested in ino the subject line & we will do the rest! 2014 Calendar | Interact with your industry It’s not complicated, It’s technical March| April 2014 For a copy contact Jessica at or on +27 11 579 4940 or log on to Mining & Minerals Product Review • March | April 2014