Ontario Mine Rescue Newsletter

Ontario Mine Rescue Link Line newsletter masthead

Link Line, the Mine Rescue newsletter, is published three times a year and is distributed through email. If you would like to join the distribution list, contact Penny Pagan, pennypagan@workplacesafetynorth.ca

 

Latest Edition:     2019 Summer Edition        

 

Archives:

90th Anniversary 2019 Summer  
2018 Spring 2018 Summer  2018 Winter 
2017 Spring 2017 Summer  2017 Fall 
2016 Spring 2016 Summer 2016 Winter
2015 Spring 2015 Summer 2015 Winter
2014 Spring 2014 Summer 2014 Winter
2013 Spring 2013 Summer 2013 Winter
2012 Spring 2012 Summer 2012 Winter
2011 Spring 2011 Summer 2011 Winter
2010 Spring 2010 Summer 2010 Winter
2009 Spring 2009 Summer 2009 Winter
2008 Spring 2008 Summer 2008 Winter
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Ontario Mine Rescue Videos

VR for Good - Ontario Mine Rescue - Oculus (October, 2019)

Timmins District Mine Rescue Competition - CTV Northern Ontario (May 9, 2019)

Timmins Mine Rescue Team Heading to Russia - CTV Northern Ontario (Sept. 13, 2018)

Testing Emergency Response Capabilities - CTV Northern Ontario (May 12, 2017)

Mine Rescue Competition - CTV Windsor (May 12, 2017) 

2016 International Mines Rescue Competition: Improving Global Best Practice - WSN (April 20, 2017)

The Mine Rescue Experience - NORCAT/Science North (August 18, 2016)

Mine Rescue Competition Ramps up in Levack - Sudbury.com (May 19, 2016)

Rescue Competitions - CTV Northern Ontario (May 13, 2016)

2016 District, Provincial and International Mine Rescue Competition - MCTV (April 28, 2016)

Mine Rescuers Showcase their Talent -  Northern Life (Sept. 29, 2015)

2015 Provincial Mine Rescue Competition - Workplace Safety North

2015 Provincial Mine Rescue Award Presentation - Workplace Safety North

MP Charlie Angus Praises Mine Rescuers - Charlie Angus (May 12, 2015)

CTV Northern Ontario: Mine Rescue Competition - Timmins (May 7, 2015)

Mine Rescue Teams Compete in Levack - Northern Life (May 11, 2015)

Ontario Mine Rescue Team (communications) Study - M. Waller (June 16, 2014)

Timmins District Mine Rescue Competition - MCTV video (May, 2014)

2014 Provincial Mine Rescue Competition - Workplace Safety North

2012 Provincial Mine Rescue Competition - Workplace Safety North

Vale's Copper Cliff Mine South Site - Workplace Safety North

IMRB 2013 - Workplace Safety North

2011 Provincial Mine Rescue Competition - Workplace Safety North

Ontario Mine Rescue - Workplace Safety North

Ontario Mine Rescue Playlist - Workplace Safety North

Ontario Mine Rescue Photos

2019 Provincial Comp. Slideshow  

   

2016 Provincial Comp. Slideshow  

2017 Provincial Comp Slideshow   

2018 Provincial Comp. Slideshow 

2013 Provincial Comp. Slideshow  

2014 Provincial Comp. Slideshow  

2015 Provincial Comp. Slideshow

2010 Provincial Comp. Slideshow  

2011 Provincial Comp. Slideshow  

2012 Provincial Comp. Slideshow

     

2016 District Comp. Slideshow

2017 District Comp. Slideshow

2019 District Comp. Slideshow

 

 

 

 

 

    Dragerman Stories

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Drägerman Duffy Drägerman Wilson Drägerman Lundrigan Drägerman Hagan

 

 

IMRB 2013 Videos

Draeger Night

Ian Cooper

Stefan Draeger

Christo de Klerk

Radoslaw Stach

Wolfgang Roehl

 

 

 

Ontario Mine Rescue in the News

Windsor Salt Mine Rescue Workers Take Top Prize at Provincial Competition - Windsor Star (June 12, 2019)

PGM Mine Rescue Awarded as Top Firefighting Team at Provincials - Timmins Daily Press (June 11, 2019)

Windsor Salt Ojibway Mine Wins Ontario Mine Rescue Competition - CTV Windsor (June 11, 2019)

From the Bottom to the Top: Windsor Salt Mine Scores 1st in Ontario Rescue Competition - CBC Windsor (June 11, 2019)

Ontario Mine Rescue Celebrates Two Anniversaries - Timmins Today (May 28, 2019)

Two Sudbury Teams Going to Mine Rescue Competition - Sudbury Star (May 27, 2019)

Macassa Team Ready for Ontario Mine Rescue Competition - Northernnews.ca (May 27, 2019)

Inside the 2019 Algoma District Mine Rescue Competition - Wawa News (May 15, 2019)

Wesdome Gold Eagle River Hosts Algoma District Mine Rescue Competition - Wawa News (May 15, 2019)

PGM Wins Timmins District Mine Rescue Competition - Timmins Daily Press (May 11, 2019)

Mining Competition in Town - Goderich Signal-Star (May 9, 2019)

Wesdome Gold Mine Hosts Algoma District Mine Rescue Competition - Wawa-news.com (May 8, 2019)

As OMR Turns 90 This Year, Local Teams seek Bragging Rights - Sudbury.com (May 3, 2019)

Canadian Mine Rescue Team Named Fastest at International Contest - Northern Ontario Business (Oct. 26, 2018)

Tahoe Mine Rescue Team gets Nod for Fastest Time - Timmins Press (Oct. 4, 2018)

Tahoe Drills to Win Gold at World Mine Rescue Competition - Timmins Press (Sept. 13, 2018)

Timmins Mine Rescuers Will Compete in World Event - Timmins Press (Aug. 29, 2018)

Timmins Mine Rescue Volunteers win Provincial Competition - Northern Ontario Business (June 12, 2018)

Tahoe Canada Timmins West & Bell Creek Mines Top - Wawa-News.com (June 11, 2018)

Locals Shine at Mine Rescue Event - Sudbury Star (June 10, 2018)

Tahoe Tops in Ontario Mine Rescue Competition -Timmins Press (June 10, 2018)

Vale and KGHM Teams Headed to Ontario Mine Rescue Competition - Sudbury.com (May 29, 2018)

Team Tahoe Wins Mine Rescue Competition - Timmins Press (May 12, 2018)

District Mine Rescue Competition Next Week - Timmins Press (May 3, 2018)

Annual District Mine Rescue Safety Competitions - CTV Northern Ontario (May 2, 2018)

Mine Rescue Teams to Take Part in Competition - Sudbury Star (May 1, 2018)

Local Mine Rescue Teams to Test Rescue Skillz - Timmins Today (May 1, 2018)

Wawa to Host Mine Rescue Competition - Wawa News (May 1, 2018)

Mine Rescue Teams to Compete in May - Northern Ontario Business (May 1, 2018)

Russians Demonstrate Mine Rescue Techniques - Northern Ontario Business (Oct. 24, 2017)

Musselwhite Mine Tops in OMR Competition - Timmins Today (June 12, 2017)

Goldcorp Takes Top Honours - Northern Ontario Business (June 12, 2017)

Local Mine Rescue Teams Heading South - Sudbury Star (May 31, 2017)

Mine Rescue Teams Compete in Goderich - Northern Ontario Business (May 29, 2017)

Teams Bound for Mine Rescue Event - Sudbury Star (May 14, 2017)

Mine Rescue Competition Photo Gallery - Sudbury Star (May 13, 2017)

Mine Rescuers Pass the Test in Sudbury - Sudbury Star (May 13, 2017)

Area Teams Take Part in District Mine Rescue Competition - Timmins Today (May 1, 2017)

Virtual Reality a Game Changer in Safety Training - Daily Commercial News (Jan. 24, 2017)

Canadian Mine Rescue Team the Best in the World - Canadian Occupational Safety (Nov. 14, 2016)

New Virtual Mine Exhibit - Northern Ontario Business (Sept. 27, 2016)

Women in Mining Encourage Younger Girls to get into Mine Rescue - CBC (August 25, 2016)

Worth Their Salt: Mine Rescue Volunteers The Real Winners - Miningglobal.com (June 14,2016)

Salt Miners Win Mine Rescue Competition - Sudbury Star (June 14, 2016)

SAFETY: Compass Minerals Mine Rescuers Tops in Ontario - Canadian Mining Journal (June 13, 2016)

Compass Minerals Mine Rescuers Tops in Ontario - Sudbury.com (June 12, 2016)

Mine Rescue Draws the Best and the Brightest - Sudbury Star (June 10, 2016)

Ontario's First Female Mine Rescue Captain - Sudbury Star (June 10, 2016)

Mine Rescue Teams Competing in Sudbury - Sudbury Star (June 9, 2016)

Here's a Peek at the Action at the District Mine Rescue Competition - Sudbury.com (May 19, 2016)

Mine Rescue Skills Tested - Thunder Bay Chronicle Journal (May 12, 2016)

Emergency Response Put to the Competitive Team - TBnewswatch.com (May 11, 2016)

Ontario Mine Rescue Competitions Start May 11 - Sudbury.com (May 3, 2016)

World's Best Coming to Sudbury - Sudbury Star (Sept. 29, 2015)

Sudbury to Host Mining World - Northern Life (Sept. 29, 2015)

Vale's West Mines's Team Wins Ontario Title - Canadian Mining Journal (June 15, 2015)

Ontario Mine Rescue Competition Won by Vale - Net News Ledger (June15, 2015)

Vale Team Crowned Provincial Mine Rescue Champions - Northern Life (June 14, 2015)

Sudbury Mine Rescuers Test their Mettle - Sudbury Star (June 4, 2015)

Top Mine Rescue Competition in Thunder Bay - News Net Ledger (June 3, 2015)

Barrick Hemlo to Represent District at Provincial Mine Rescue Competition - OntarioNewsNorth.com (May 18, 2015)

Vale West, Glencore on Top in Mines Competition - Northern Life (May 11, 2015)

Vale, Glencore Tops in Mine Rescue Competition - Sudbury Star (May 11, 2015)

Safety Kicks Off Mining Day - Northern Life (Feb. 11, 2015)

Ontario Mine Rescue, OPP Talk Partnership - Northern Life (Feb. 11, 2015)

Sudbury Mine Rescuers Taking on World in Poland - Northern Life (Sept. 5, 2014)

Vale Mine Rescue Team Heading to International Competition - CBC (Sept. 4, 2014)

Sudbury does well at Mine Rescue Competition - Sudbury Star (June 9, 2014)

Vale Wins Ontario Mine Rescue Competition - Canadian Mining Journal (June 9, 2014)

Vale Mine Rescuers Tops in Ontario - Northern Life (June 9, 2014)

First Woman Leads Team - CBC (June 6, 2014)

In the Aftermath - A New Relationship Between Mine, Urban Rescue Teams - Northern Ontario Business (March 24, 2014)

World Mining Congress/Sharing Vision, Sharing Knowledge - International Social Security Association Pg. 11 to 13 (December 2013)

Miner Earns Spot on Rescue Team - Northern Ontario Business (Aug. 6, 2013)

Mining Rescue Communications: A Matter of Life and Death - Schulich Spotlight on Research 2013, York University, Pg. 20-21 (July 2013)

Locals Take Honours in Mine Rescue Competition - Northern Life (June 11, 2013)

Kidd Mine Rescue Team Ontario Champs - Timmins Daily Press (June 10, 2013)

Xstrata Timmins Kidd Mine Wins Ontario Mine Rescue Competition - Timmins Times (June 8, 2013)

Taking Refuge - OHS Canada (June 6, 2013)

Xstrata Kidd Wins the 2013 Timmins Mine Rescue Competition - Timmins Times (May 10, 2013)

Team Xstrata Perfect - Timmins Daily News (May 10, 2013)

Ontario Mine Rescue District Competition on in Timmins - Timmins Times (May 9, 2013)

Rescue Competition Tests Miners' Mettle - Timmins Daily Press (May 9, 2013)

International Social Security Association (mining section) newsletter - OMR news on Pages 22, 35 & 36 (March 2013)

Emercom Magazine - Emercon Visits Ontario Mine Rescue (English) (Fall 2012)

Emercom Magazine - Emercon Visits Ontario Mine Rescue (Russian) (Fall 2012)

Canada: Mine Rescuer Saves Child's Life - International Social Security Association (August, 2012)

Mine Rescuers Dedicate Competition Win - Northern Life (June 14, 2011)

Timmins Mine Rescue Team Uses Home Field Advantage - Northern Ontario Business (June 17, 2010)

Hollinger Mine Disaster 80 Years Ago - Timmins Times (Feb. 8, 2008)