Technical Paper – Fire detection and suppression

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Fire detection and suppression on underground conveyor belt installations Background On 20th September 2004, a fire occurred on a conveyor belt installation underground at a platinum mine in the western limb of the Bushveld Complex. Nine people died during the fire despite wearing self-rescuer apparatuses and the relative availability of nearby refuge chambers. The cause … Continued