Gallery & Results | SAMERC 2021

The 2021 SAMERC competitions were held before a public audience at Terramin Angas Zinc Mine & Processing Facility, Strathalbyn. The events were held over the 3 days with more than 100 people, with six rescue teams competing from mines in Far North SA including Prominent Hill, Olympic Dam Team 1 & Team 2, and Carrapateena Mine, SIMEC Mining from Whyalla, and from NSW, Cadia Valley Gold Mine.

The event results were:

Theory - Cadia Valley NSW

Industrial Rescue - SIMEC Whyalla

Fire Fighting - Olympic Dam Team 2

First Aid - SIMEC Whyalla

Rope Rescue - Cadia Valley NSW

Road Crash Rescue - Prominent Hill

Team Skills - Cadia Valley NSW

Breathing Apparatus Search & Rescue - Prominent Hill

Best Team Captain - Olympic Dam Team 2

Chairman's Award - Prominent Hill
For the team that best demonstrates the value of SAMERC's aims through training, desire to learn, seeking knowledge and feedback from adjudicators, teamwork and building relationships within the community.

Congratulations to the Cadia Valley team who won the overall perpetual trophy with winning three out of eight scenarios outright. With an overall score of 78%.

Thanks to our event sponsors and the 24 Adjudicators, 46 Team Members, 8 Casualties and 6 Volunteers that helped make the 11th annual South Australian Mines Rescue Competitions a great success.