Starting an underground mine rescue program at a remote site: Vale Voisey Bay’s new underground mine

Publication Type: 
Conference Proceedings
Language: 
English

Presented at the 2019 Mining Health and Safety Conference

Starting an underground mine rescue program at a remote site: Vale Voisey Bay’s new underground mine
Sid Pain, Oceans North

This presentation introduces conference attendees to the unique challenges of Vale's remote Voisey Bay mine in Labrador. With the mine beginning its first ever underground expansion, the site was challenged to create an underground mine rescue program from the ground up in time for the start of development.