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Latest MRS news

August 27, 2018

MRS Training & Rescue’s Fife team were recently featured on BBC Scotland’s TV news programme and radio ‘Good Morning’ show. Dale McQueen, Ross Graham and Errol Parrish spoke to reporters about the rescue and training services provided by the station and how, as a company, we have diversified from specialists in mining – to provide services for nearly all industries and rescue situations.

May 25, 2018

We were recently asked to respond to a situation at the old Daw Mill Colliery site near Nuneaton. Someone had been trying to access the old surface drift portal, and in doing so had ignited the timbers that formed part of the shuttering when the concrete trespass wall had been built. Ultimately the fire ignited a mix of methane and oxygen within the explosive limits, which resulted in the 20 tonne seal being moved almost 1.9m from the mouth of the drift portal.

February 1, 2018

This week, Simon and Danni from 103.4 Sun FM breakfast show visited our training centre in Houghton in the North East as part of their Love Local campaign. They enjoyed a tour of our training facilities and our network of tunnels built into the fabric of the building, that help to prepare and train anyone who works in confined spaces.

February 1, 2018

MRS Training & Rescue’s instructors from our centre in Houghton near Newcastle, and from Crossgates near Fife in Scotland, are currently working in Ghana. They are providing primary response rescue teams for all confined space entry operations and working at height operations for Modec, a large Japanese oil & gas company, for whom we have carried out rescue cover and emergency response training previously. 

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