Fence monitoring from the cloud Issue 5 2021, Editor's Choice, Perimeter Security, Alarms & Intruder Detection Assmang Black Rock Mine boosts security with Devtron’s Circuit Master cloud-based fence monitoring system for round-the-clock communications and security.
Integrating biometrics and operations Issue 5 2021 Time is money in mining operations, so rugged solutions that offer high-throughput, accurate authentication and healthy security measures are essential to the future of mines.
Integrated solutions for mining Issue 5 2021, Secutel Technologies Due to various health and safety acts and regulatory requirements, mines are forced to ensure the well-being of their employees/miners and many mines are turning towards technology to address these challenges.
Kruger National Park upgrades communication system Issue 5 2021 Hytera provided a reliable, cost-effective anti-poaching communication system comprising a multi-site DMR (digital mobile radio) Tier II repeater system and the Smartdispatch application to assist in anti-poaching activities.
End-to-end communication and monitoring Issue 5 2021, Elvey Security Technologies , IT infrastructure Pulling together all the elements that are required to ensure uninterrupted inter-personal communication, proactive monitoring of mine assets and equipment and the security of human and material resources requires specialised services.
Collaborative mine security methodologies Issue 5 2021, Bidvest Protea Coin, Integrated Solutions The increasing criminal attacks and high losses experienced during the Covid-19 pandemic and related lockdown periods highlighted the need for an increased focus on and renewal of the methodologies used to secure mines.
Vehicle-to-office connectivity Issue 2 2021, IT infrastructure A large coal and heavy minerals mining company in South Africa is rolling out a mine-wide wireless digital connectivity networking solution that interconnects the various employees’ mobile devices to monitoring systems on vehicles, mining equipment and conveyor belts throughout the mine.
Effectively securing large mines October 2019, Veracitech, Technews Publishing, 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.