IMRB-2021: new format, permanent values

imrb 2021 results

The long-awaited International Mine Rescue Conference IMRB-2021 has come to an end. The event took place on September 7-8 in an online format and was organized by the Queensland Mine Rescue Service (Australia).

No matter the virtual format of communication, these two days were very informative and fruitful. 23 speakers from 18 countries conducted 24 presentations and presented their innovations, new knowledge and technologies in the mining industry. Experts from all over the world, guided by the slogan of IMRB-2021 – “Solving problems. Sharing knowledge”, shared their experience and knowledge during mine rescue operations. Moreover, this slogan is applicable to the format of the event, the organizers of which, during the pandemic, managed to find a successful solution and a way to congregate experts from all over the world to exchange knowledge. Almost all the participants of the event agreed that the suggested format and the platform for holding the conference is the best solution, taking into account the current situation in the world. There was a great opportunity to participate in Q&A sessions with industry leaders, interact with event sponsors and a unique networking opportunity. For a total, 24 countries took part in IMRB-2021.

As a Gold Sponsor of the event, DEZEGA was happy to hear and see not only old partners, old friends and colleagues, but also new faces.

It’s not a secret for any of the conference participants that the communication of specialists with necessary qualifications, knowledge and experience plays a significant role in the process of improving the actions of mine rescuers. For this reason, professionals from around the world gathered on one online platform to develop mining and mine-rescue areas, as well as to gain new knowledge, present their achievements, exchange experience and establish new business contacts.

There were many drivers of the mining industry among the participants, who set the rhythm and trends in this area and this is great because they were the ones who were able to share their experience and the best world practices with the younger generation.

Our expert, head of the DEZEGA technical marketing department Dmytro Vakhnytskyi also spoke at a conference IMRB-2021. The topic of his presentation: “Buddy-breathing Underground oxygen sharing tactics”. You can find the presentations of the DEZEGA company from the IMRB conference by the link.

To be honest, these two days flew over flashing. All participants realized how much they missed the offline events, so we look forward to the next conference, scheduled for 2023 in the Republic of South Africa. We sincerely hope that community members will be able to physically attend the event.

See you in two years in SAR!

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