Case Study: Caeau Shaft Ventilation

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National mining infrastructure project for United Utilities

September 2017


Working to the demanding specifications of the consulting engineers, Airflo have recently installed and commissioned a critical ventilation package for the duration of a mine remediation project on behalf of United Utilities.


The challenge was to deliver a high volume of air to the bottom of a 200m deep vertical shaft through a narrow duct.


Without compromising the required delivery criteria, Airflo have successfully minimised environmental impact.

Incorporating a responsive, on-demand drive system has optimised efficiencies and careful attention has been paid to sound attenuation both externally and through the air stream.