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Booyco Electronics

24th June 2022 Booyco Electronics, South African pioneer of Proximity Detection Systems, offers safety solutions for underground and surface mining, quarrying, construction, forestry and materials handling. Underpinned by years of experience, substantial support infrastructure and its continued focus on... 

Booyco Electronics builds capability, skills in SA economy

9th June 2022 (Virtual Showroom): Driven by stringent mine safety requirements underpinned by legislation, South Africa is a global front-runner in proximity detection systems (PDS) with Booyco Electronics as a recognised local trailblazer with growing production and engineering capability. The company’s Jet... 

New collaboration opens international doors for Booyco Electronics

1st April 2022 Booyco Electronics will quickly transition into a fully-fledged international service provider of proximity detection systems (PDS) in 2022. This follows the conclusion of a collaboration agreement with global smart technology solutions specialist Wenco International Mining Systems (Wenco). The... 

Apply PDS planning and engagement, urges Booyco

31st January 2022 Putting a proximity detection system (PDS) or collision prevention system (CPS) in place in a mining operation is a process that cannot be rushed, says Anton Lourens, CEO of leading PDS and CPS developer Booyco Electronics. Rather, it needs solid risk assessment, planning, broad engagement and an... 

The key role of training to drive automation in Africa

28th January 2022 While South Africa’s mining sector is still unsure of exactly what future safety legislation will require in terms of proximity detection systems (PDS) or collision prevention systems (CPS), there is no mistaking that each mine has a responsibility to assess and mitigate ‘significant risk’. The... 

Partnerships crucial to perfecting proximity detection

By: Marleny Arnoldi     5th November 2021 Amid an increasingly digitalised and connected environment, mining customers are demanding integrated solutions in the mine health and safety space, which necessitates partnerships.  

Booyco CXS PDS spreads wings into South America

5th July 2021 South African proximity detection system (PDS) specialist Booyco Electronics has further extended its global reach with a recent contract to a surface gold mine in Chile. According to Anton Lourens, CEO of Booyco Electronics, over 50 of its market-leading Booyco CXS systems have been installed on... 

Booyco CXS PDS installed in Chile

2nd July 2021 South African proximity detection system (PDS) specialist Booyco Electronics has further extended its global reach, having secured a recent contract with a surface gold mine in Chile. The project was carried out in collaboration with Booyco Electronics’ distributor in the region –  mining and... 

Covid-19 must not derail Level 9 compliance

6th November 2020 Efforts to advance safety in the mining sector through improved collision avoidance standards have been severely hampered by the Covid-19 lockdown, says electronics manufacturer Booyco Electronics CEO Anton Lourens.  The company is playing a leading role in testing proximity detection systems... 

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