Mining (Industry)


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?

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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.

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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.

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Remote monitoring benefits
October 2018, Verifier, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
Security in the mining sector is having to evolve as criminals get smarter and more brazen in their tactics.

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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.

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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.

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Measurable policies and multi-layered approach hit the mother lode
October 2017, Editor's Choice, 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Partnership to streamline metallurgical security risk management in mines
June 2017, News, Security Services & Risk Management, Training & Education
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.

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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.

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A multi-pronged approach to security
May 2016, Editor's Choice, Security Services & Risk Management
More mines are beginning to see security as an investment rather than simply a cost centre.

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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.

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Substance abuse is a security issue
May 2016, 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.

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