Inco's design and protection against underground fires

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 87, No. 984, 1994

J.S. Stacbulak, Inco Limited, Copper Cliff, Ontario

The main ventilation design features adopted at Inco to safeguard personnel against the effects of.fires are described in this paper. Measures taken to prevent and detect fires due to spontaneous combustion, and fires involving conveyor belts, are described in detail.
Mots Clés: Underground mining, Safety, Ventilation.