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BOOYCO CONTINUES TECHNOLOGY DRIVE DESPITE COVID-19

While the Covid-19 lockdown has forced many companies serving the mining sector to downscale, Booyco Electronics is continuing to apply and develop its technologies for safer, more productive mining operations. With its nationwide team of some 180 field technicians serving opencast and underground mine, the company has by far the largest footprint among players in this field.

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BOOYCO ON TRACK WITH DEADLINE FOR PROVING LEVEL 9 SAFETY

In the light of impending safety regulations governing South African mines, South African-based Booyco Electronics is well advanced in testing its proximity detection systems (PDS) to comply with Level 9 safety standards. The importance of this testing arises from recent changes in Chapter 8 of the Mine Health and Safety Act, which require mines to

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PROXIMITY DETECTION SYSTEMS, ARE YOU READY FOR THE DECEMBER 2020 DEADLINE?

On April 14th, Anton Lourens, managing director of Booyco Electronics, and Kate Collier, partner at Webber Wentzel, will be two of the panellists covering this crucial topic in a Webinar brought to you by Mining Review Africa. Mine safety legislation is getting progressively tighter as the industry strives towards achieving its objective of Zero Harm.

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LEADING ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT FOR SAFER MINES

Having secured the foremost market position with its Pedestrian Detection System (PDS), Booyco Electronics has launched its fully integrated Asset Protection System (APS) for surface equipment. Anton Lourens, managing director of Booyco Electronics, says that the APS represents latest generation technology and facilitates effective communication between surface vehicles. “Visitors to the Booyco Electronics stand at

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SMART AND SAFE MINING MACHINES

Legislation mandating the use of Pedestrian Detection Systems (PDS) came into being in South Africa in 2015, driving the deployment of Booyco Electronics’ locally manufactured systems on local mines. Booyco Electronics’ fully integrated PDS represents the latest generation of this technology and offers a supply of information, which allows the safety intervention capability coupled with

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Handheld multi-gas sensing instrument also measures relative humidity

Specifically developed to improve safety in confined spaces, the Sentient handheld gas detection device is the first multi-gas instrument available in South Africa that measures relative humidity as a standard offering. The handheld device, which was developed for use in underground mining as well as on surface plants, is IP68 rated and is available with

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Biometric control system attracts widespread interest

Booyco Electronics’ biometric control system has attracted widespread interest in the local mining industry after being introduced to market a little more than a year ago. The unique system was developed specifically for the local operating environment and uses fingerprints to authenticate licensed machine operators. Use is made of personalised smart cards on which an

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