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The 2020 SA Mine Emergency Response Competitions will be held at the Angus Zinc Mine on 3-5 April 2020. This competition is proudly run by a dedicated team of volunteers from the South Australian Mines Emergency Response Competition Association

This competition is aimed at providing a practical training experience in Mine Rescue Operations. The competition will cover several exercises, these are an indication of types of scenarios:


1. Theory
2. First Aid
3. Fire Fighting
4. Rope Rescue
5. Hazmat
6. Team Skills
7. Breathing Apparatus Search and Rescue
8. Industrial Rescue
9. Road Crash Rescue
10. Confined Space Rescue


The overall competition winners will be presented with the SAMERC Mine Rescue Competition Perpetual
Trophy, with trophies also awarded to the winners of each of the exercises as well as Best Team Captain.


VENUE: Angus Zinc Mine Site (Strathalbyn), South Australia
DATE: Friday 3 April to Sunday 5 April 2020.
ITINERARY: Events will run from late afternoon on Friday (theory test & team briefing with BBQ), and 6.00am to 6.00pm Saturday/Sunday.
The Presentation Dinner will be held on the Sunday evening, commencing at 7:00pm.
A detailed itinerary and waiver will be provided to each participant prior to the event.
ACCOMMODATION: There is limited accommodation in Strathalbyn, it is recommended that you
stay around the Hahndorf region, close to the presentation dinner.

Please click here to register your team.


To sponsor the 2020 SAMERC event please click here to apply