An experienced mine engineer, Steve Durkin came up with a novel way to protect exit routes at mine sites – the Safescape ladder tube. He put his house on the line to back the idea, and today 11,000 metres of Laddertube escapeways are installed at more than 50 sites in 5 countries. His invention has been featured on ABC TV’s ‘The New Inventors” and the company has won multiple awards.
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40under40 Award Winner 2015
Other Awards: Small Business/Start Up Category Winner