About the Project As part of the Northparkes mining facility, Rio Tinto deployed a 64 metre Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM). Omnii were appointed to review the impact of a fire on occupant''s life safety within the machine and review the adequacy of the proposed refuge (including any alternatives). Location: Goonumbla, NSWClient: Rio TintoServices: Fire Engineering […]NORTHPARKES Cu-Au MINES, CENTRAL NSW2009-1-14 · Northparkes Mines and Rio Tinto Ltd. REFERENCES Arundell, M.C., 1997. Goonumbla : Twenty-five years, four deposits, fifty-two prospects and still drilling. 3rd Mine Geologists Conference, Launceston, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy pp 183-187.