|Measurable policies and multi-layered approach hit the mother lode
October 2017, This Week's Editor's Pick, Integrated Solutions
Securing mines is often a logistical nightmare as threats from common thieves to illegal miners are added to the inherent safety and security risks synonymous with mine complexes.
|PDS for Sasol coal mines
October 2017, This Week's Editor's Pick, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection, Asset Management, EAS, RFID
Monitech Mining Monitoring Systems was recently commissioned to supply and install a proximity detection system to a number of Sasol Mining’s underground operations.
|Integrated mining surveillance
October 2017, Cathexis Technologies, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Integrated Solutions
Gus Brecher, MD of Cathexis Africa and business development director of Cathexis Technologies, offers some insight into the challenges that securing mining operations poses.
|Security is about people
October 2017, Johnson Controls, Access Control & Identity Management
In the mining sector, high value assets, sensitive equipment and a hazardous work environment make meeting workplace rules and policy requirements pivotal to safety and security.
|More than physical intrusion
October 2017, Cyber Security
Mining and manufacturing sectors are becoming increasingly vulnerable to cyber attack. This is highlighted in Dimension Data’s Global Threat Intelligence Report for 2017.
|Secure mining with integrated solutions
October 2017, Forbatt SA, Integrated Solutions
Securing a mine is a vast undertaking requiring one to use almost every security technology and process if you are to get it right.
|Enabling secure and efficient mining
October 2017, Gallagher, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection, Security Services & Risk Management
Mining is a high-value industry with long-term return on investment. Initial capital investment is substantial and it can take years from exploration to market-ready product.
|X-ray designed for purpose
October 2017, Security Services & Risk Management, Products
X-ray security systems have been available for many years, but are now ready to offer more sophisticated solutions than ever before.
|Mining fire protection
August 2017, Fire & Safety
Recent tests conducted by Sasol and I-CAT have proven conclusively that dry chemical powder extinguishers are ineffective against rubber fires and conveyor belt and tyre fires.
|Partnership to streamline metallurgical security risk management in mines
June 2017, Crest Advisory Africa, News, Security Services & Risk Management
GC Consultancy Services and Crest Advisory Africa have announced a partnership designed to improve the risk management processes of the security metallurgical standards in mines.
|Fire system 2,6 km underground
February 2017, Spero Sensors & Instruments, Fire & Safety
Sperosens was recently tasked to design, supply, deliver, install and commission conveyor fire suppression systems on a South African gold mine.
|Ground-based stationary surveillance system
May 2016, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection
anoptes Land is a ground-based surveillance system that automatically detects movement and changes in electro-optical (EO) full motion video (FMV) imagery captured by platforms such as stationary vehicles and surveillance towers.
|Substance abuse is a security issue
May 2016, ALCO-Safe, Security Services & Risk Management
Employees entering the mining workplace while under the influence of alcohol or drugs not only pose a health and safety risk, they are typically less productive than their sober colleagues.
|Conveyor belt fire detection
May 2016, Technoswitch, Fire & Safety
Technoswitch Fire Detection discusses detecting and dealing with fires on conveyor belts in mines.
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