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.
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, 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.
Taking on illegal mining May 2016, Editor's Choice, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring In their battle against artisanal miners illegally entering their properties and compromising site safety, mines have been unsuccessfully looking out for security solutions that are both reliable and affordable.
Creating a Pan-African CCTV network May 2016, Graphic Image Technologies, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring One of the challenges multinational mining companies face is how to consolidate their security efforts in order to monitor multiple sites in different countries from a central point in bandwidth-constrained environments.
The importance of fire-safe belt systems in mines May 2016, Fire & Safety, Asset Management, EAS, RFID Despite common misconceptions, fire is a pervasive threat to conveyor belt systems in mines. Conveyor belt fires threaten the lives of anyone onsite and can cause the collapse of the conveyor structural elements.
Underground voice and data communications January 2016, IT infrastructure Becker has introduced its latest Smartcom VHF leaky feeder system, which ensures dependable underground communications. This system has advanced features for reliability, flexibility and low maintenance requirements.
Mine tightens security with Johnson Controls June 2015, Johnson Controls One of the world’s largest producers of platinum group metals has worked with Johnson Controls to develop, pilot and implement Johnson Controls’ P2000 X-ray software control integration.
Integration enhances efficiency June 2015, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring The power of integration is realised at Kolomela Mine with operational productivity and safety maximised by integrating access control with various business systems.
Mining integration June 2015, Tyco Security Products Martin van der Westhuizen, business development manager at Tyco Integrated Fire & Security comments on the value of integrated security solutions on mines.
Using technology to increase mine health and safety June 2015, Leaderware There has been increasing pressure on mining operations to focus on the safety and security of their personnel. This is especially pertinent to underground operations, but is also applicable where processing of minerals and ore takes place.
Security needs to step into the modern era June 2015, Xone Integrated Security The effective use of technology and incident management systems in a command and control scenario on mines can improve safety, operational performance and even prevent labour unrest.