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Emergency Response teams go for gold

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Emergency Response teams go for gold

Hundreds descended on Langley Park in Perth over the weekend as AngloGold Ashanti, Newmont Australia and Northern Star Resources’ emergency response teams battled it out with 15 other teams to win the 8th annual Mining Emergency Response Competition (MERC).

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Northern Star Jundee team wins mines rescue competition

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Northern Star Jundee team wins mines rescue competition

Northern Star Resources was the overall winner at the Mining Emergency Response Competition (MERC) on the weekend with their Jundee Team the stand out against 15 teams over two days in seven events.

MERC was held at Langley Park with emergency response teams participating in simulated events covering all disciplines; first aid, confined space, firefighting, hazardous material response, vertical rescue, road crash rescue and emergency response team readiness.

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