Underground Infrastructure

Undergound mining products, equipment and engineering services backed up by 25 years of proven experience in the field.

Wilshaw has established itself as a leading provider of engineering and project delivery services to the underground mining industry. Our services cover the full asset lifecycle, from the front-end planning and feasibility stages through to design, procurement, construction and ongoing operation.


Wilshaw have just designed and certified a new light weight escapeway The new light weight escapeway have been destructively tested at an approved NATA facility to prove integrity of connections.

The new design has led to reducing costs from the manufacturing process through to the transport.

The new escapeway is small enough to fit into a 1.06m diameter raisebore yet large enough to accommodate persons wearing a cap lamp battery, self-rescuer and BG4 ERT members can also raise/lower emergency stretchers through the new escapeway design.


  • Lightweight
  • Fully galvanized, mesh cages which allow for geotechnical inspection of the rise
  • Hinged rest landings
  • Flat packed to reduce transport costs
  • No need to grout escapeway in place
  • Fire Resistant

Contact Wilshaw to discuss your escapeway requirements

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