Results of 8th International Mine Rescue Contest


24.09.2012

 

The 8th International Mine Rescue Contest has come to an end in Donetsk. The tournament was held at the International Exhibition Center "Expodonbass" from 9 to 14 September 2012 The organizers of the tournament were State Militarized Mine Rescue Service of Ukraine, Donetsk Mine Rescue Equipment Company (DZGA), and International Mine Rescue Body.

Beginning in 2000, the competition was held at South Africa, USA, Poland, China and Australia. And at Sydney it was decided to hold the 2012 Games in Ukraine.

This year, we managed to beat the previous record for the number of teams participating and the number of prizes taken by Ukrainian teams. The maximum number of teams in previous tournaments was 16, and the highest achievement of Ukrainian teams was the second place taken at competitions in Australia. In 2012 26 teams from 13 countries have participated in the competition and Ukrainian teams established a new record in number of prizes.

9 competing teams used the equipment DZGA: Respirators P-30E and 14 teams used the equipment Drager: Respirators BG-4. Also, all teams used self-rescuers Ci-30.

Competitions were held in five stages without the overall standings. At the stage "Performance of Rescue Action" results were as follows:

The prize won

Name of Team

Country

1.

5 VGSO GVGSS (Krasny Luch)

Ukraine

2.

North Wambo Mines Rescue Team

Australia

3.

Diavik Diamond Mines Inc

Canada

4.

O VGSO GVGSS (Donetsk)

Ukraine

5.

Western Mines Rescue Service

Australia

 

Results of stage "Emergency Medical Care":

The prize won

Name of Team

Country

1.

5 VGSO GVGSS (Krasny Luch)

Ukraine

2.

O VGSO GVGSS (Donetsk)

Ukraine

3.

Black Gold

Poland

4.

6 VGSO GVGSS (Torez)

Ukraine

5.

The Rescue Team of China Pingmei Shenma Group

China

 

Results of stage "Mine Rescue Equipment Servicing P-30E":

The prize won

Name of Team

Country

1.

Black Gold

Poland

2.

5 VGSO GVGSS (Krasny Luch)

Ukraine

3.

Kemerovo VGSO

Russia

4.

6 VGSO GVGSS (Torez)

Ukraine

5.

O VGSO GVGSS (Donetsk)

Ukraine

 

Results of stage "Mine Rescue Equipment Servicing BG-4":

The prize won

Name of Team

Country

1.

The Rescue Team of Xinji Energy Co. Ltd of SDIC

China

2.

Black Gold

Poland

3.

White Eagles

Poland

4.

Black Hawks JSW S.A.

Poland

5.

Diavik Diamond Mines Inc

Canada

 

Results of stage "Rescue Engineering":

The prize won

Name of Team

Country

1.

BHP Billiton EKATI Mine

Canada

2.

6 VGSO GVGSS (Torez)

Ukraine

3.

Xtrata Oaky Mine

Australia

4.

Black Hawks JSW S.A.

Poland

5.

North Wamboo Mine

Australia

 

The next event will be held in Poland in 2014.