The Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia (CMEWA) hosted the 2014 Surface Mine Rescue Competition in Kalgoorlie on May 2-3. This years competition was held at the Focus Mineral Coolgardie Operations site. 

Baseline Group were proud to manage the Confined Space Event headed up by our Operations Manager – Jesse Francis.  Other team members included from Baseline Group – Brianna Kent, Justin Watkins and Emma Tobias.  We were also very pleased to have Graeme Wing (Quremed), Andrew Clarke (Saferight) Brad Stewart (FQML), and Anthony Finlayson (Northern Star) as part of the team.

Seven teams competed from the following companies to show their knowledge and experience in responsiveness to react to real life mining emergency situations :

Congratulations to KCGM Team 1 for taking out the overall honour for best team, followed by La Mancha Resources in second place and KCGM Team 2 in 3rd place.

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