Effectively securing large mines October 2019, Veracitech, Technews Publishing, Dallmeier Electronic Southern Africa , Integrated Solutions The vast areas covered by mining operations present security challenges such as the ability to provide effective perimeter protection and surveillance, while maintaining reliable communications between remote areas and control rooms.
Improving mining safety through technology 1 October 2019, Integrated Solutions There is a strong connection between technology, cybersecurity and the physical safety of mineworkers; the more mining operations automate, the higher the cybersecurity risk.
Enhanced biometric technology for mines 1 October 2019, ZKTeco, Access Control & Identity Management Biometric identification and authentication are currently used at various mines in South Africa and in the SADC region.
Multitude of solutions available for mining operations October 2019, Axis Communications SA, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring Mines need to spend money on security just like all businesses do, and the economies of scale that apply to mining operations make some of the most advanced and expensive technologies somewhat more attainable than in many other applications.
Improving access in mines October 2019, Astra Fasteners, Access Control & Identity Management, Products The VP1 controller provides full access control and remote monitoring of intelligent locks without having to wire into a network or install, manage and maintain software.
Perimeter protection in Ghana October 2019, AcoustAlert, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection A gold mine in Ghana has erected a dual fence with AcoustAlert PIDS fence detection on both inner and outer fence lines.
Adding value to mining security October 2019, Cathexis Technologies, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring Cathexis offers users the ability to make key-decisions, based on intelligent information processing and take automated actions.
Security workforce compliance tool September 2019, Bloodhound Technologies, Security Services & Risk Management To maintain service excellence across a security workforce is impossible without the help of information systems and technology.
Keeping guarding personnel on mines safe October 2018, Betatrac Telematic Solutions, Technews Publishing, Instacom, Active Track, Security Services & Risk Management, Products They patrol your property in the dead of the night, often risking life and limb, but what can mining companies do to offer their security guards some safety while fulfilling their dangerous duties?
Life-saving mining technology October 2018, Security Services & Risk Management, Products Technology is now available in South Africa that includes an early warning device that can notify miners of danger earlier, as well as radios which can be used in places where communication is not possible.
Controlling visitor access on mines October 2018, Excellent ID, Access Control & Identity Management, Products Visitors to mining facilities, quarries and processing plants need to be carefully screened to ensure that their entry into the premises is valid.
Security in the green and red areas October 2018, Dallmeier Electronic Southern Africa , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Products The main purpose of mine operators is not only to prevent losses during the mining process and the sorting procedure, but also to protect the health and safety of the mine workers.
RFID solution for mining October 2018, Editor's Choice, Asset Management, EAS, RFID Aury Africa has introduced a radio-frequency identification (RFID) audit and inspection solution aimed at mining applications.
PDS for Sasol coal mines October 2017, Editor's Choice, 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.
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.
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.
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.