Mining (Industry)


Enhanced biometric technology for mines
September 2019, ZKTeco, Access Control & Identity Management
Biometric identification and authentication are currently used at various mines in South Africa and in the SADC region.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Improving mining safety through technology
September 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.

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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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