FQM Trident Scoops the 6th Inter-mine Emergency Response Competition held at Lubambe Copper Mine on the 14th of November, 2022 The best of the best in the Mining Companies’ emergency response rescue teams put their skills to the test to demonstrate that the Mining sector is in safe hands.
The Six-member team earned the overall title by winning two of the three surface events, which included High Angle Ropes manoeuvres, Vetter Bags Rescue, and Team Relay by scoring 240 points, followed by Lubambe Copper Mine who came with 212 points, third position went to Lumwana Mine with 209 points, whilst at the tail end was Kansanshi Mine with 150 points.
The winners of the 6th Inter-mine Emergency Response Competition reflect the industry’s commitment to emergency response training.
It gives teams the opportunity to test their skills in the field through simulated emergency situations in preparation for real-life emergency events.
Scenarios are designed to be the closest teams will get to the real thing, while putting teams under the pressure of being judged by seasoned professional adjudicators and watched by their peers, colleagues, family, and the general public.
Lubambe Copper Mine General Manager Mr Daniel Chihili said the competition was a great display of mateship, learning, and professionalism, he also thanked the teams and everyone who supported the event.