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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.  

Battery Electric

3rd September 2021 Underground railway control systems manufacturer Battery Electric is a proudly South African company with a focus on the design and development of microprocessor-controlled underground mine locomotive controllers for battery, overhead trolley line and hydrogen fuel cell-powered systems. Through... 

Bell Equipment - Original equipment manufacturing, distribution, support and export

30th July 2021 Year of Formation and Background to Founding: Bell Equipment’s roots date back to 1954 when Irvine Bell established a small engineering and agricultural equipment repair service in Empangeni, northern KwaZulu-Natal. A fitter and turner by trade, he and his new bride, Eunice, had moved to the town... 

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... 

Testing can ensure safe communication on mines

By: Cameron Mackay     2nd July 2021 The potential dangers of working underground make reliable communication vital for improving safety and enhancing operational efficiency, says communications device provider Ya Batho sales and operations manager Craig Franck who stresses the importance of using wireless communication equipment... 

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... 

Wireless tech enhances comms, safety

By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah     26th March 2021 In addition to real-time communication and monitoring, wireless technology can improve and enhance the safety of mining operations by integrating with several solutions, such as proximity detection systems (PDS), says mining technology company Ya Batho. “Wireless technologies can be leveraged to... 

SST provides mining group with vehicle-to-office connectivity

By: Creamer Media Reporter      16th March 2021 One of the major issues faced by a large coal and heavy minerals mining company in South Africa was the inability to maintain consistent and reliable communication on its widespread operations. The organisation required a communications solution that would address the shortcomings of its existing... 

Bell expands collaboration in autonomous control project

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st March 2021 A focus on improving ease of operation to provide more efficient and safer Articulated Dump Trucks (ADTs) has consistently kept Bell Equipment at the forefront of innovation. The global ADT specialist is now achieving success with autonomous vehicle operation where its forward-thinking approach... 

Booyco Electronics

24th January 2020 Understanding evolving customer needs as well as the legislative compliance requirements of differing sectors ideally positions Booyco Electronics to offer application-specific and safety-related solutions to customers across a range of industries. Booyco’s safety products portfolio has grown... 

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