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    The ringing of a school bell announces important times to a school’s students and staff, such as marking the beginnings and ends of the school day, classes, and breaks. Fact 1: The concept of the school bell has come from jails. The practice started during war time when imprisoned soldiers were kept in make shift […]

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  • Mining equipment ALL ABOUT MINING MINERALS

    In geology and mineralogy, a mineral or mineral species is, broadly speaking, a solid chemical compound with a fairly well-defined chemical composition and a specific crystal structure that occurs naturally in pure form. These minerals are then extracted through a mining process.   Fact 1 Copper and Gold were the first two metals discovered by […]

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    In today’s fun facts, we’re having a look at Gold and some interesting facts surrounding the sport. It’s pretty widely accepted that golf began in Scotland 500+ years ago. The Chinese, however, claim to have invented a similar game during the Song dynasty as far back as 943 A.D. Why Golf? Well, a lot of […]

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  • air raid Siren ALL ABOUT: Air Raid Sirens

    A air-raid siren (also known as an civil defense siren) is a siren used to provide an emergency population warning to the general population of approaching danger. It is sometimes sounded again to indicate the danger has passed.   Fact 1 Air-raid sirens first sounded the warning in London in September 1939. They became an […]

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  • Fire evacuation ALL ABOUT EVACUATION

    Evacuation, means of rapid egress from a building or area, primarily intended for use in case of fire or other hazards. Several types have been used; a knotted rope or rope ladder secured to an inside wall; an open iron stairway on the building’s exterior, an iron balcony; a chute; and an enclosed fire- and […]

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  • flameproof ALL ABOUT MINE SAFETY

    There is no argument that Mining has become safer for the workers, over the centuries. With legislation to protect workers, companies implementing good safety procedures and workers practicing them, the fatality numbers continue to decline. Mine safety practice involves the implementation of recognised hazard controls and reduction of risks associated with mining activities to legally, […]

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  • Blasting sirens ALL ABOUT BLASTING

    Blasting is the controlled use of explosives and other methods such as gas pressure blasting pyrotechnics, to break rock for excavation. It is practiced most often in mining, quarrying and civil engineering such as dam, tunnel or road construction. Our Sirenco motorised sirens are commonly used in the warning notification systems that alarms bystanders and […]

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