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Flin Flon is Hosting Manitoba's Best Mine Rescue Teams this Weekend.

The provincial mine rescue competition is being held at the Triple Seven Mine tomorrow and Saturday.  Hudbay’s Emergency Preparedness and Security Officer Marshall Manns says four teams are involved in the competition including Hudbay Flin Flon, Hudbay Snow Lake, Vale Thompson and Tanco Lac Du Bonnet.  He explains all the teams will be put through an underground problem, there’ll be a first aid scenario, they’ll be given a fire fighting task, a written exam, there’ll also be a practical skills competition and also a member from each mine rescue station will be competing in a technical competition.


The Flin Flon team is made up of Mike Desjarlais Captain, Rob Johnson, Jarrod Ritch, Mike Bassham, Vice-Captian Dave Green, Director of Operations Phil Cardell and Kelly Willets will take the Technicians competition.  From Snow Lake Captain Aldon Kowalchuk, Tyler Irving, Jordan Riley, Travis Fedak, Technician Bernard Fourie and Spare Marlin Bonyai.


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