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Safety, Social and Environmental Sustainability


The development of a concept for a device to prevent a conveyance from free-falling down a shaft after a hoisting system failure is presented, and a survey of drum winder hoisting installations in Australia was made to assess the likely application of the device.

Keywords: mine shaft, hoisting system, conveyance arrestor, drum winder

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